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International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Championing Gender Allies in STEM Hiring
As we mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science, it is a timely opportunity to reflect upon the pivotal role we, as an…
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Degree apprenticeships are key to closing the UK skills gap
It is hard to go a day without a new report or a warning call from business leaders on the skills gap across the UK.…
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Video: Working with an Executive Search Firm as a Candidate
When you apply for a senior post via an Executive Search Firm, our role should enhance your performance and experience. Our ability to support and coach you…
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2024: Our Predictions for the Education Sector
Elizabeth James, Head of the Education Practice at Berwick Partners, details her thoughts on some of the trends, challenges and opprtunities for her sector in…
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2024: AI Revolution in Higher Education
One of the most compelling facets of AI’s integration into higher education is its capacity to provide personalised learning experiences. AI algorithms, proficient in the…
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Pride month at Berwick Partners
June is Pride Month.  Here at Berwick Partners we recognise that this is an opportunity to celebrate and educate about all matters related to LGBTQ+…
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How important is institutional autonomy? A roundtable event with Shakespeare Martineau
It has arguably become fashionable in policy circles to dismiss institutional autonomy as merely special pleading on behalf of a sector that wants the right…
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Misfits and weirdos – high-risk hiring strategies
Dominic Cummings’ blog post on January 2nd put the cat amongst the pigeons of recruitment orthodoxy
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Five week focus on Education: The inspirational career of Professor Seamus Higson
An interview with Professor Seamus Higson BSc (Hons), PhD, AKC, C.Sci, C.Eng., FIMMM – DSc Professor Seamus Higson might well be referred to as a polymath.…
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How to be a good referee
As recruiters, a critical part of our process is taking verbal references on candidates
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Post-qualification admissions: easier said than done?
Angela Rayner, the Shadow Secretary of State for Education, has recently announced the Labour Party’s intention to overhaul England’s somewhat archaic university admissions system
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Berwick Partners boosts growth plans with ten new hires
With the demand for the recruitment of senior leadership positions exceeding pre-pandemic levels, Berwick Partners have made a number of critical specialists hires across its…
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