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Here we give you access to all the latest updates with JMR Global Executive Search and the team, as well as topical news, insights and helpful articles in the executive recruitment and headhunting sphere.
FemTech start-ups: the latest major tech investment category

FemTech start-ups: the latest major tech investment category

You have likely heard of FinTech, RegTech, EdTech, HealthTech and so on, but are you aware of FemTech? FemTech, also known as female tech, is the use of technology to focus on women’s health. From periods, fertility, pregnancy, and birth control, through to sexual...

BPO hotspot: is North Africa the next BPO location of choice?

BPO hotspot: is North Africa the next BPO location of choice?

What is BPO? BPO is the acronym for Business Process Outsourcing, also known as BPS (Business Process Services). A business may choose to outsource standard functions rather than carry them out in-house, for cost or resource efficiency. Processes such as...

Remote working and digital fatigue

Remote working and digital fatigue

Digital fatigue is not a particularly common term, yet can be a significant cause of burnout, especially during the last year. When seeking out opinions on remote working, working from home, or at least working more flexibly, after the pandemic restrictions lift, you...

Are you aware of the ‘off-payroll’ rules in the new tax year?

Are you aware of the ‘off-payroll’ rules in the new tax year?

During the last year, many of us have experienced changes in working status, whether from losing a job, redundancy, or furlough and so on. That change has bought an opportunity to try something new, for some it has been the venture into the world of self-employment....

UK Tech VC hit $15bn record in 2020 and continues to thrive

UK Tech VC hit $15bn record in 2020 and continues to thrive

Tech is fast becoming an important growth sector for the UK economy. In fact, the Tech Nation report (UK Govt fund) shows that UK Tech continues to thrive in 2021 as a world leader.  Ed Tech, Health Tech and Clean Tech have all played pivotal roles over the last year....

What is digital transformation?

What is digital transformation?

The term digital transformation has become something of a buzzword over the last year, yet the definition varies depending on who you ask. Recent research from Headspring Executive Development says: “…people are struggling to reconcile the many different ways to...

How has B2B sales changed since the pandemic?

How has B2B sales changed since the pandemic?

Traditional B2B sales methods and in-person visits from reps have almost entirely been replaced by a digital function. This acceleration into a digital format has no doubt been amplified by the pandemic, and it seems that buyers and sellers alike are welcoming the...

How to support employee mental health and wellbeing during lockdown

How to support employee mental health and wellbeing during lockdown

Mental health is a topic that has been coming to the fore, especially over recent years with many celebrities, well known personalities in media, sports and even members of the royal family coming forward to talk about their experiences and struggles. With campaigns...

Thriving business sectors and trends for 2021

Thriving business sectors and trends for 2021

2020 was a year that no business could have predicted or fully prepared for, even with the most thorough disaster recovery plan in place. At the start of the pandemic no one knew what the full impact or longevity of the Covid-19 virus would be.Although many businesses...

The 2021 Normal

The 2021 Normal

Undoubtedly 2020 was a year no one could predict. The global pandemic has impacted almost every element of life as we knew it, personally and professionally. Terms like ‘social distancing’ and ‘support bubbles’ were completely alien to us all this time last year yet...

Legal sector addressing diversity & lawyers needs in lockdown

Legal sector addressing diversity & lawyers needs in lockdown

The approach to diversity and inclusion varies from business to business. There is no common standard or a one size fits all, with each sector and companies that sit within those trying to carve out their own strategies and policies that have meaning aligned to the...

How to bond with your new team remotely

How to bond with your new team remotely

Starting a new job at any level can come with a certain amount of first day nerves and anxiety, but add to that the change in working practices of most businesses since the onset of the Covid-19 global pandemic, and it can be hard to know where to begin establishing...

Are you familiar with the term Diversity Hiring?

Are you familiar with the term Diversity Hiring?

If you are not familiar with the term Diversity Hiring, here are some reasons you may want to get up to speed. The definition of diversity is: the state of being diverse; variety.the practice or quality of including or involving people from a range of different social...

Announcing the launch of our new website

Announcing the launch of our new website

After a few weeks of hard work behind the scenes, the team at JMR Global Executive Search are pleased to officially announce the launch of our brand-new website. As a Global Recruitment Agency, and a business operating throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, we have had to...

Returning to the office vs working remotely

Returning to the office vs working remotely

Here at JMR Global Executive Search, we've been talking to our clients about their working practices - is a full return to the office on the horizon, or have they completely changed their method of working to a remote, virtual office. 2020 has been a year like no...

How to prepare for a video interview – 6 top tips

How to prepare for a video interview – 6 top tips

Since the world went into lock down, you’ve probably become well-versed in video calling apps, whether it is to conduct team meetings, client meetings or as an important way of keeping in touch with family and friends to feel connected from a distance. The use of...