Coffee with a startup CFO – Guy Hutchinson

Alex Laurentcoffee with a start-up CFO

Continuing on with our CFO series, this week I was fortunate to catch up with Guy Hutchinson. Let’s hear his thoughts… What do you make of the current UK startup market? As far as I’m concerned, it’s looking pretty healthy. There’s a lot more seed funds doing decent sized seed rounds (£1-2m which gives you a chance to be in … Read More

5 signs it’s time to find a new job

Chinello ObibuakuCareer Advice

Our consultants at Talentedge meet hundreds of candidates every year that are looking to leave their current role. Many of them have left it so long before they make the decision to actively search for a new job that they are now desperate – and that limits their options and colours their decision making. Knowing the signs that it’s time … Read More

6 steps to the perfect smart-casual interview outfit

Lydia BullInterview Advice

For some candidates this dress code causes more nightmares pre-interview than anything else. Long gone are the days when a suit was the only thing considered right for an interview – and now being formerly dressed can actually work against you. Having spent over 10 years recruiting accountants for media companies the consultants at Talentedge put their heads together and … Read More

Coffee with a startup CFO – Hugo Grimston at Paddle

Alex Laurentcoffee with a start-up CFO

As part of our Coffee with a startup CFO series I will be meeting with CFO’s within the tech startup space to discuss their views on the market, career experiences and how the future looks for them. This week, I caught up with Hugo Grimston, CFO at one of the UK’s fastest growing software scaleups, Paddle. Check out his thoughts here… … Read More

Women in Leadership Interview, in association with IWD 2018 – Cindy Murphy, Finance Director at Porter Novelli

Annette WadsworthCareer Advice, Finance Industry Insight, Interview Advice, IWD 2018, Management Advice

Cindy grew up and was educated in Johannesburg, moving to the UK 10 years ago. She has a finance career spanning 16 years and is now Finance Director for Porter Novelli, part of the Omnicom Group. On her career: Her first role in finance was in South Africa and she feels lucky as her first boss proved to be one … Read More

Women in Leadership Interview, in association with IWD 2018 – Tini Sevak, Global Director of Data Application at YouGov

Georgina DanielsCareer Advice, Finance Industry Insight, Interview Advice, IWD 2018, Management Advice

Tini has come a long way geographically, professionally and personally. Born in the U.S, her career started at Mindshare New York after completing a Masters in Economics. Her experience of leadership began much earlier while studying at Boston University Questrom School of Business which prides itself on producing ‘innovative and ethical leaders who understand the impact of business on society … Read More

Women in Leadership Interview, in association with IWD 2018 – Deepa Shah, CFO for Europe & Singapore at Hall & Partners

Annette WadsworthCareer Advice, Finance Industry Insight, Interview Advice, IWD 2018

Deepa is Chief Financial Officer for Europe & Singapore at Hall & Partners (a subsidiary of Omnicom Group Inc.). This wasn’t where she expected her career to go when she joined them in 1999 as an Office Junior, a role she thought she would “give six months”. Deepa surprised herself a few months into life with Hall & Partners, with … Read More

Women in Leadership Interview, in partnership with IWD 2018 – Elizabeth Hunter, CFO at You & Mr Jones

Lydia BullCareer Advice, Interview Advice, IWD 2018, Uncategorized

Elizabeth’s advice is to buck the trend and that is certainly what she has done! She is a great example of a modern day family member and she isn’t afraid to be honest. When interviewing at You & Mr Jones she was transparent about hopes to start a family and believed if they wanted a long-term investment, maternity leave would … Read More