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In defence of: being money-motivated

18 December 2017

It’s considered a bit seedy, when we talk about work, to admit to being money-motivated. We talk about careers in the language of higher purpose: work is about ‘making a difference’, ‘loving

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Who to Call When You Don’t Know Who to Call- Getting Creative With Business Development

27 November 2017

There is nothing more dismal than an afternoon spent trawling through a stale prospect list, calling the same people you’ve been chasing for months, when you can’t remember why most of them

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What does it take to get a graduate role in a startup?

22 November 2017

Claudia graduated from Edinburgh University with a degree in Modern Languages this summer. We placed her into a Sales role at an e-commerce technology startup in September. We caught up with her

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What it’s really like: life as a Graduate SDR in a Marketing Technology startup

15 November 2017

Duncan graduated from the University of Exeter this year, with a First Class degree in Business and Management. Venatrix placed him into a graduate role in a Marketing technology startup in the

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Target Practice

3 November 2017

To most seasoned salespeople, two feelings will be familiar. The first, of being on a roll- when things seem, with miraculous inevitability, to just keep falling into place: when your pitch would

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THE KEY TO WINNING THE WAR FOR TALENT? DON’T TRUST YOUR INTUITION.

20 October 2017

In the twenty years since McKinsey declared a War for Talent, the doctrine that staff are a company’s most valuable resource has gone almost undisputed. Its premises- the Pareto statistic that 20

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CALLING ALL GRADS! AUTUMN IS A GREAT TIME TO GET A JOB

9 October 2017

Summer- if you can call the funereal seventeen-degree drizzle that was July and August this year summer, that is- is well and truly over. But if you’re a recent university graduate wondering

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CEO BLOG: “AUTHENTIC PERSONAL IMPACT” IN BUSINESS

25 September 2017

A few weeks ago, I was asked to give a talk about ‘Authentic Personal Impact’ at the workshop Crossing Thresholds, which was set up to empower women in senior positions in the

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TWO MONTHS IN- WHAT WE’VE LEARNED

15 September 2017

  Venatrix is growing fast! We’ve taken on six new employees over the last couple of months, including a whole new generation of Talent Executives. They all finished University within the last

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GET THE PERFECT JOB: TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR JOB SEARCH

18 August 2017

Venatrix Talent Manager Alex O’Brien’s tips for making sure you’re in charge of your future After end-of-exam celebrations and the glory of graduation, hunting for your first graduate job can be a

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“IF I WERE IN YOUR SHOES…” Venatrix CEO Elaine Tyler’s advice on making sure you get the right job for you.

18 August 2017

Think about what really matters In the age of Google HQ, it feels almost compulsory for companies to have trendy offices in Shoreditch complete with ping pong tables and fully stocked beer

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WHY STARTUPS ARE GREAT FOR GRADS

17 July 2017

In that funny in-between time after you’ve celebrated the end of exams, finished packing up your uni room and retreated to your parents’ kitchen table to plan your next move, there’s something

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