charity networking

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PEARLS of Wisdom…

By Julian Smith I recently wrote a blog based on one of my short presentations I give to job seekers, called ‘show ‘em your PECS!’, so now I thought I’d offer up another blog based on a second presentation I give entitled ‘Julian’s PEARLS (of wisdom!)’.   It’s a tongue-in-cheek title, if you don’t know … Continue reading

If you want to impress, then work on those PECS!

By Julian Smith I’ve spoken on topics such as ‘how to write the perfect CV’ and ‘how to get the perfect charity job’ and recently I took part in a horizon-scanning event at The Open University, talking about what employers look for. There were several people on the panel, including one from the banking sector, … Continue reading

Mindful Networking at the I Am Group

Last night we kicked off our first networking event of the year with a refreshingly interactive talk on Mindfulness. Led by guest speaker Juliet Adams, a professional coach who trains leaders across the country – not least the Houses of Parliament – we learnt how mindfulness can help us to manage pain, make smarter business … Continue reading

Everything’s coming in 3’s today…. as we celebrate our 3rd birthday!

Three of the best! We’re celebrating our 3rd birthday today and we’d like to thank you and everyone who has given us huge support over the last 3 years! We’ve worked with hundreds of amazing charities, thousands of candidates and welcomed over 5,000 delegates to over 150 events, as well as being asked to partner … Continue reading

Ten of the Best Charity Jobs and Networking Events for Your Career!

As 2014 draws to a close, we have a couple of great events for you to enjoy, including Learning the Art of Networking and our Festive Charity Drinks, where the theme this month will be going from good to great! We’ve also taken on lots of exciting jobs within charities, including HR Advisor, Interim Programme Manager, … Continue reading

Career Changers & the Invisible Brick Wall…

Last Thursday, we were treated to another tour de force from the excellent John Lees. He was with us to launch his book, How to get a Job you Love, now in its eighth edition, and the audience was peppered with career coaches and other experts in the job-hunting field, as well as job seekers … Continue reading

You too can be Trustee – Guest Post by Bilwa Iyer, Reaching Volunteering

Have you ever considered trusteeship? Many of us volunteer our time to causes that are close to our hearts but even some of the most dedicated, long term volunteers have failed to consider trusteeship as something they could actually do. As a trustee recruiter and trustee myself, I often find that few people know about … Continue reading

How to network in ten easy steps (and why you should)!

We’re always being asked at the I Am Group about the best tips for networking and to co-incide with our next charity drinks and networking event, we thought it would be useful to share a few tips! What do we mean by networking? So what do we really mean by networking and why should we … Continue reading

What does it really matter if companies hire based on looks?

Julian Smith One of my friends was recently looking for a job in retail, and was told by somebody that with his looks, he should apply for a job in a well-known, high-end fashion brand. It made me wonder about the same friend’s options if he hadn’t been born quite so good looking; would they … Continue reading

What does good leadership mean today?

Chris Stephens from national charity, The Children’s Society1 recently gave a candid talk at our charity networking event around the theme of leadership, which got us thinking and talking about what does good leadership look like?   Chris began her talk by discussing a little about what good leadership means today and what it historically represented in the … Continue reading

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