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Reward and Recognition – Getting the Best from your Employees

Maintaining, motivating, and engaging an entire workforce is no easy task.  Whilst remuneration plays a huge part in this, relying on money alone to get the best out of your employees could lead to problems down the line. Whilst securing an income forms the main reason that most people work, once they feel that they [...]

2019-06-12T14:52:37+00:00June 12th, 2019|

Your Career – What’s Next?

At Hamilton Forth we frequently meet people who are struggling to determine the next step in their careers.  Many know they need a change but can’t articulate exactly what that is. They have become stagnated, disengaged and feel undervalued.  Many are suffering from change fatigue after a sustained period of change where the assumed benefits [...]

2019-05-30T12:56:04+00:00May 30th, 2019|

Transformation Talks with Chris Green, CTO at the University of Glasgow

Earlier this month Hamilton Forth hosted the latest Transformation Talks event with Chris Green, CTO at the University of Glasgow.  Chris shared some key insights into the World-Changing Glasgow transformational journey.  Some fundamental takeaways were understanding the ‘why’, the importance of being able to connect with ambition, and the need, and desire, to build internal [...]

2019-05-29T11:16:34+00:00May 29th, 2019|

Managing Organisational Change

The pace of change is increasing at a phenomenal rate.   We are at the forefront of what has been described as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and its affecting everything from the way we live, work and communicate. As a result the pace of organisational change is also accelerating.  At Hamilton Forth we are lucky to [...]

2019-05-15T10:01:35+00:00May 15th, 2019|

The Rise of the COO

As business culture evolves, and companies increasingly embrace technological advances, the role of the COO is one whose strategic importance continues to rise. In recent years, C-suite roles have evolved to meet the ever changing needs of business, and few more so than that of the COO.  Traditionally, the position of COO has been thought [...]

2019-05-01T10:15:05+00:00May 1st, 2019|

The Coffee Interview – Cosy Chat or Formal Process?

Whilst it is common practice for recruiters to meet candidates for a coffee to discuss a job prospect, we are increasingly seeing employers replacing the first-stage interview with ‘the coffee interview’. Often, there will be a good reason as to why the interview is being held off site; perhaps the role is not live yet, [...]

2019-04-17T11:42:22+00:00April 17th, 2019|

The Recipe for Change

Head of Change at Hymans Robertson, Douglas Holms, shares his recipe for change in the latest in our series of Change Conversations. It is the role of change professionals to ensure strategy led change manifests itself in the ‘right’ activity across an organisation, leading to the intended valuable outcomes.  It is not easy but we [...]

2019-04-01T11:14:48+00:00April 1st, 2019|

Successful Search – what’s the Secret?

People are one of the key pillars to building a successful business, and when it comes to leadership, hiring the right person becomes even more critical. Many companies believe they have the resources and skills to hire a leader on their own. However, simply posting details on a job board or company website is not [...]

2019-03-27T09:35:56+00:00March 27th, 2019|

Transformation Talks with Emma Muller

We are delighted that the second event in our Transformation Talks series with Emma Muller, managing director at Howden, is at full capacity. We very much look forward to Emma leading the discussion on ‘Culture Change is Key to Successful Transformation’. Hamilton Forth's Transformation Talks series provides a platform for debate, shared experiences, and key learnings [...]

2019-01-31T11:31:45+00:00January 31st, 2019|

Technology Trends to Watch in 2019

Every year, the business press, technology gurus and research organisations release their own predictions for the biggest developments to transform the way we live and work. But, much like the folding phones, roll-up televisions and vegan meat on display at the recent CES trade show, there are plenty of innovations with more profile than impact – augmented reality. Instead, we have reviewed the [...]

2019-01-31T09:38:48+00:00January 31st, 2019|