Motivate Your Team: 5 questions every CEO must ask themselves

Passion, adrenaline and a mesmeric belief in YOUR THING are the primary motivators when it’s just you and your co-founders, but how do you keep that energy going when your team has grown to 10, 20 or more? How do you get that mighty bubble of insatiable, adaptable, creative, brilliant productivity to expand around your whole team and float you all off to super success? Continue reading Motivate Your Team: 5 questions every CEO must ask themselves

Crowd-funding: the future of investment? Natasha Hodgson investigates.

How exactly do you convince investors to take risk on a great idea? It’s the question that plagues inventors, designers, creatives and entrepreneurs everywhere – the frustration of having limitless potential, and no capital to back it. But maybe we’ve been looking at this the wrong way – instead of begging up the ladder for acceleration, should we leave our future in the hands of our potential customers?

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Top 10 Tips For Mastering The Careers Fair: An Enternships Guide

If you were wafting around the Business Design Centre at the first installment of the two-day London Graduate Fair, chances are you might have caught a glimpse of Enternships’ collectively beaming countenance. You may even have paused at our stand to indulge in a chat and a lollipop. If not – if you, like many others, don’t quite know where to start with this whole student/graduate fair malarkey – here’s our countdown of stuff to bear in mind…

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5 Apps To Trick Your Child Into Becoming The Next Zuckerberg

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Look, no-one is saying that your child has to make you shed-loads of cash. In some ways, that’s not what kids are for. And although it’s certainly true that being able to code will set you head and shoulders above the rest of us mere mortals in terms of career prospects, Continue reading 5 Apps To Trick Your Child Into Becoming The Next Zuckerberg

Interview With Lex Deak, Q Ventures, CEO Of The Week: “Listen more than you talk…”

There’s nothing more sickeningly inspiring to us than the tales of our entrepreneurs. This week, we’re talking to Lex Deak – a man who has already founded four companies, as well as taking up countless positions on advisory boards and partnerships. He’s now a Managing Partner over at the ridiculously cool, invite only investment club Q Ventures; where do you even begin? We sat down with him to make a start…  Continue reading Interview With Lex Deak, Q Ventures, CEO Of The Week: “Listen more than you talk…”

How To Run An Internship Programme: Our Guide

Your company is growing, you reckon you need a brilliant intern, but you’re not sure how to go about create a process that is beneficial on both sides. Fear not, we’re here to help. Take a look at our guide to running an internship, and put a splendid scheme into practice with the minimum of stress.  Continue reading How To Run An Internship Programme: Our Guide

Reckon Internships Are Only For The Young And Hip?

As Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson cavort across cinema screens with generation-gap buffoonery featuring fist bumps and technological mishaps in The Internship, we got thinking about how the conventional internship – traditionally a preserve of students and recent graduates – is no more… Continue reading Reckon Internships Are Only For The Young And Hip?

Debut Wayra Enternships Careers Fair Welcomes Royalty

Having launched Wayra Enternships – a partnership designed to connect our entrepreneurial students with amazing (Telefonica-accelerated) startups – earlier this year, we felt it was about time we took this party offline and into the real world. On the 11th June the London Wayra Academy hosted the first ever Wayra Enternships Careers Fair, and His Royal Highness The Duke Of York was on hand to show his support for the venture.  Continue reading Debut Wayra Enternships Careers Fair Welcomes Royalty

The Hiring Process Is Broken: How Enternships’ “Unrecruitment” Is The Answer

Time after time it’s the same old story. Send off as many CVs as possible, grab any chances that come your way with both hands regardless of whether they are what you want to do or not, and hope for that precious 20 minute interview window with which to wow a potential employer. Surely there’s got to be a better way to get our talented graduates into opportunities they love? Continue reading The Hiring Process Is Broken: How Enternships’ “Unrecruitment” Is The Answer