Paul Naha-Biswas, CEO and Founder at Sixley: Helping Businesses Recruit Through The Power of Recommendation
By Dana Leigh Sixley is an online platform that helps businesses find great hires through the power of recommendations. If you're hiring, the thing you want most is to find someone who's interested, capable and been recommended for the job by someone you trust.
There's been a lot of talk about using blind recruiting when deciding who to call for interview. But, does it work and what's the risk? As a recap, blind recruiting strips out information that may trigger recruiter bias at the CV screening stage.
Paul Naha-Biswas, founder and CEO of , shares some of the outcomes of the 2008 recession and how a similar economic downturn could lead to greater innovation and success in UK businesses. On 12 August, the worst-kept secret in the country came out, and the UK entered a recession for the first time in eleven years.
In the mid-1990s, Cambridge University was consistently losing 30% of the nation's brightest minds. Which, for one of the world's most academic universities, was a problem. The issue was diversity. While 70% of those who had the very top grades to get into Cambridge came from a state high school, only 40% of entrants were actually state-educated.
During the coronavirus pandemic, @RishiSunak has succeeded where many in the cabinet have failed and managed to keep the public on side, with 64% of Brits approving of his work as Chancellor. This popularity is mostly down to the huge funds his department has pumped into the economy throughout the...
We've become all-too-familiar with the havoc and stress that the so-called 'mutant algorithm' caused with this year's A-level results. An algorithm that was initially deemed successful when tested on previous years' results as it "had accurate predictions for more than 90% of students within plus or minus one grade".
We've all probably heard the phrase 'imposter syndrome' but what does it actually mean? Imposter syndrome is a psychological pattern, where an individual doubts their own accomplishments or talents, and has a persistent fear of being exposed as a fraud despite being able to perform their job, or a task, with no issues.