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Are you ready for the battle for talent?

Early reports that Facebook had hired 21 year old computer hacker ‘GeoHot’ were confirmed by the Wall Street Journal on 28th June 2011. Geohot (real name George Hortz) has already joined the social networking giant although his exact role remains shrouded in secrecy.

So what makes a global brand like Facebook court controversy by offering such an infamous individual a job? 

The answer is simple - talent. Whatever else, Hortz is a brilliant programmer. He is credited with unlocking the iPhone so it can work on any mobile network, and most recently was sued by Sony for ‘jailbreaking’ the PlayStation 3 games console. The case was later settled out of court.

Addressing the skills gap in the FMCG market

Early reports that Facebook had hired 21 year old computer hacker ‘GeoHot’ were confirmed by the Wall Street Journal on 28th June 2011. Geohot (real name George Hortz) has already joined the social networking giant although his exact role remains shrouded in secrecy.

So what makes a global brand like Facebook court controversy by offering such an infamous individual a job? 

The answer is simple - talent. Whatever else, Hortz is a brilliant programmer. He is credited with unlocking the iPhone so it can work on any mobile network, and most recently was sued by Sony for ‘jailbreaking’ the PlayStation 3 games console. The case was later settled out of court.

Are all your eggs in the public sector basket?

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The recent review of government spending by Sir Philip Green, owner of Topshop and Bhs, has provided some damming insight into huge government wastage. This will have a massive impact on any business selling services to the public sector and ultimately, as a business services sales professional your career.

Where are all the construction sales people?

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During the recession businesses were cutting costs by making people redundant whilst also freezing recruitment activities. This led to a situation where there were more people on the market looking for work but very few jobs for them to fill. This has far from reversed but over the last few months we’ve found it difficult to find certain types of people – namely those with a solid track record of selling in the construction industry.

NHS Chop and Change

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With the birth of Foundation Trusts what is the potential impact on the medical devices industry?

A recent White Hall paper makes specific references to English hospitals becoming “a vibrant industry of social enterprises…” whilst the NHS aims to achieve £20 billion in savings by 2014. So what does this mean in terms of changes to the way hospitals are run and more importantly, what impact does this have on the medical devices industry and medical devices representatives at the coal face?

The BMS Group: Recruitment Specialists

How can we help you find what you are looking for?

 

Sales roles in the UK?

Sales roles in Australia?

Entry level sales roles?

   
   

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Sales Training?

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Engineering roles?

 

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