Interview with Ivan Mazour, Ometria, CEO of the week: “There’s only one thing that matters, and that’s the team.”

A Cambridge graduate with seven companies under his belt to date – it’s unlikely we’re going to find more practical entrepreneurship experience than in the young but brilliant Ivan Mazour. Set to launch his brand new ecommerce company, Ometria, and with a heap of advice for young job-seekers, we sat down with him to steal glorious magic from his brain…  Continue reading Interview with Ivan Mazour, Ometria, CEO of the week: “There’s only one thing that matters, and that’s the team.”

“I cannot stress enough the confidence, insight and positivity which I picked up” UnRecruitment: A Case Study

So, as you may or may not know, we’re trying out a new system called UnRecruitment – a method of employment that puts the power in the hands of those applying for the job. Along with The Spring Project, we helped Havas Worldwide (one of the largest digital agencies in the world) find 14 spanking new interns for a 6 month digital scheme, using a method that hoped to be mutually beneficial for all involved. So what actually happened on the two fateful UnRecruitment days? We asked one candidate, Jenny Mullinder, to take us through it…  Continue reading “I cannot stress enough the confidence, insight and positivity which I picked up” UnRecruitment: A Case Study

How To Find Your Passion: “If you love what you do it isn’t work at all”

So, exactly how important is it that we really enjoy our careers? Matthew Jennings, author of The Career Bible, has a few goodly words to say on the topic…  Continue reading How To Find Your Passion: “If you love what you do it isn’t work at all”

Enternships CEO Rajeeb Dey given Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion

We are ecstatic to announce that our 27-year-old CEO Rajeeb Dey has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion. The Award, bestowed by The Queen on advice of the Prime Minister to up to ten individuals, recognises those who have played an important role in promoting enterprise skills and supporting entrepreneurs. Changing the world? It does rather seem like he is. Continue reading Enternships CEO Rajeeb Dey given Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion

CONNECTED: Tips and short cuts for the anti-social-networker

Break into a cold sweat at the mention of the word ‘networking’? You’re not alone. Luckily, tech expert, journalist and author of the brilliant Working The Cloud Kate Russell is here to save the day…  Continue reading CONNECTED: Tips and short cuts for the anti-social-networker

Summer Internships: A Crash Course for companies

Judging by the current weather, it would be easy to assume that an encroaching summer is a myth rather than a certainty. However, rain-misted or not, August is most definitely on the way. For many companies, summer internships are the perfect way to recruit great new talent – the pool of graduates and students on holiday is never bigger, and with a few months to spare (and far too many parties to avoid), the more entrepreneurially minded among them are ready and willing to throw themselves into the world of work. Continue reading Summer Internships: A Crash Course for companies

Interview With Kal Di Paola, Buy My Wardrobe, CEO of The Week

We always appreciate the chance to poke around in the past, present and futures of our inspiring startups, and today we’re talking to Kal Di Paola, CEO of BuyMyWardrobe. When her first business seemed to be slowing down, she took the initiative to look at the fashion industry from an entirely new angle – and now her collaborative style brand is booming. So how does one go about becoming the eBay of the pre-loved fashion world? We wanted to find out… Continue reading Interview With Kal Di Paola, Buy My Wardrobe, CEO of The Week

Enternships in Ireland: we team up with Dubstarts to get opportunities to the emerald isle

With the number of unemployed youth in Ireland rising by the month, we’re proud to announce we’ll be launching there on the 23rd April, with the hope of creating hundreds of opportunities for Ireland’s talented youth. Continue reading Enternships in Ireland: we team up with Dubstarts to get opportunities to the emerald isle

Margaret Thatcher’s Death: The Entrepreneurs’ Reaction

There’s only one headline in the UK this week, and it belongs to Maggie Thatcher. With both plaudits and vitriol being poured on the late Iron Lady, no matter what your political leaning it’s undeniably a great time to look back at her legacy, and see how entrepreneurs today felt about growing up under – arguably – the most impressive, not to mention infamous, go-getter the nation has ever seen.   Continue reading Margaret Thatcher’s Death: The Entrepreneurs’ Reaction