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Lawyers represent the zeitgeist better than any other profession, and here’s why

If you ever want to understand the biggest issues arising from a change or occurrence on the National or International stage, you could do far worse than asking a Lawyer, since the legal profession’s busiest disciplines can always be relied upon to accurately reflect the biggest issues in the UK and indeed the World.

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Add to your culture, don’t fit people into it

Recruiters, more specifically, other recruiters, love to talk about culture fit. They’ll tell you that this is what makes them different, oblivious to the fact that (at least) 15 other recruiters have been in touch saying the same thing in the last week. They call it a ‘differentiator’, blissfully unaware of the more than 10,000 agencies in the UK making ‘different’ a very difficult thing to be.

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Suicide Prevention Day

It really could just be another Thursday today. It's a clear morning, we've had a really productive week in the office and of course it's Friday tomorrow. But this Thursday is one of the most important days of the year to me. Yes I got up, left the house and came to the office. And as soon as I woke up, I counted my blessings that I was able to do that. September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day and it's always a huge day of reflection for me - because I see absolutely no shame in saying I had tried to take my own life on two separate occasions. I am so, so glad I didn't.

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Why you need a board assessment

In order to be successful, a company needs to have competent individuals in place in the board and management team that posses the right skills and can work seamlessly together in alignment with the company’s strategic direction. Entering post covid, the stakes couldn’t be any higher in today’s dynamic corporate governance landscape. As companies’ strategies, business environments, challenges and the general expectation of the performance of boards and directors evolve, expectations for the right mix of skills, experience and perspective constantly change too.

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Award-winning journalist & writer, Shane Snow, discusses “Dream Teams” with BMC

BMC were delighted to welcome Shane Snow online with the whole team to talk about the concept of “Dream Teams” . We all must make sure we build on our own Dream Teams as we recover from this pandemic. Shane covered the following with us: Cognitive Diversity, What makes successful sales people, Cognitive Friction, Intellectual Humility and Culture Add.

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Mental Health in Construction: How to safeguard wellbeing

The construction sector is proving to be one of the worst cases for staff well being. In this blog we have looked in to the problem and what solutions are available.

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

BMC are marking Mental Health Awareness Week through our Operations Director Andrew sharing his story. This week’s theme is kindness– there’s a culture of kindness which is catching much more quickly than any virus and for those who are suffering from mental health issues, you are not alone.

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Insider Media: Ask the Expert

BMC Recruitment Group’s Senior/ Executive division leader, Nicola Reid, gives her opinion on career moves for top execs in today’s World…

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