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The art of conversation in a digital world

Our CEO Andy Lord offers his take on the future of conversation in an increasingly digital world. The digital world’s cutthroat, fast paced, fascinating and never ceases to amaze me. It’s intrinsic to every part of Rethink Group; from the thousands of candidates we’re...

We’re the best company to work for!

In my year-long tenure as CEO of Rethink Group – and in the 11 years I spent as a director prior – I’ve made it my mission to create a brilliant working environment for my colleagues. It’s a movement that everyone here’s embraced - and collectively, across our global...

The Autumn Statement: A boost for digital

The Chancellor Philip Hammond gave the digital sector a bit of a boost in Wednesday’s Autumn Statement, announcing that he wanted to secure Britain's position as a world leader in technology and innovation. An absolute raft of investment was promised (let’s hope it...

Helping UK businesses by training more digitally skilled people

The digital skills shortage; we keep talking about it, but the problem’s just not being addressed; just this morning a report by Fujitsu said that 42% of UK businesses have cancelled digital projects in the past two years because of a lack of skilled resource to...

It’s not just the digital skills gap we need to worry about

It’s been a long time since I was at college, but I couldn’t help notice this year’s results over the summer, especially with the announcement that just 9.8% of students on A Level computing courses were girls. That’s a shockingly low number and reinforces again the...

Deciphering the findings of the Taylor Review

The Taylor Review into the changing world of work has just been published, making fascinating reading for anyone in business - not just talent managers and freelancers, but anyone with their finger on the pulse of how our attitudes to work are evolving. Some news...

The role of CIOs in a data-driven era

The recent Raconteur report on the ‘Future CIO’ made great reading. “Bricks and mortar are being replaced by pixelated inventories. Paper trails are being replaced by email audits” it says - an all too true summary of modern businesses which resonated with me. Across...

Consistency in Government for the sake of our skills

Last week, the Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election; that’s all well and good, but what does it mean for UK businesses who are facing a massive skills shortage in the coming years? In February, the Government announced its Government Transformation...

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