Reward and Recognition – Getting the Best from your Employees

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

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 [...]

Hamilton Forth is delighted to be partnering with Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) to appoint the Head of IT

2019-06-03T14:22:04+00:00June 3rd, 2019|

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, more commonly known as CHAS, have been offering a full family support service for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions for over twenty years. This includes palliative care, family respite and support – through their hospices, homecare services and hospital presence. They are committed to making sure that no [...]

Your Career – What’s Next?

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Managing Organisational Change

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

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 [...]

The Rise of the COO

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

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 [...]

The Coffee Interview – Cosy Chat or Formal Process?

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

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, [...]

The Recipe for Change

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

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 [...]

Successful Search – what’s the Secret?

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

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 [...]

Transformation Talks – Emma Muller

2019-02-19T10:20:15+00:00February 19th, 2019|

Culture change is key to successful transformation.   Hamilton Forth welcomed Howden Compressors Managing Director, Emma Muller, to lead the latest in the Transformation Talks series. Here we share some key points from the event. As an experienced finance professional, operational excellence expert, and Managing Director, Emma Muller has experienced significant business transformation. In her [...]