The business of being a business isn't easy. Often, companies need professional, legal, real estate, recruitment and education services to navigate challenges. This series delves into the challenges and opportunities faced by the companies providing those business services. Hosts Sarah Paul (Senior Campaigns Manager for Business Services) and Kulvinder Hari (Senior Director, Solution Engineering) are joined by industry analysts and experts.
Recruiting and the 'war on talent'
28:08The ‘war on talent’ has become one of the hottest topics in the world of recruitment. What is it? And how can organisations ensure they’re recruiting, and retaining the brightest and best in the market?In this episode Kulvinder and Sarah are joined by guests Ed Hurrell, Commercial Account Executive at Salesforce and Graham Halewood, Chief Operations Officer at BMS Performance, to discuss how to attract, recruit, and retain the best candidates in the market.Read more about how BMS are using Salesforce to provide a great service and great results for clients and candidates here.
A marriage of convenience: sales and marketing
38:24The relationship between sales and marketing teams can often be strained. Can working closer together deliver better outcomes and greater efficiencies? Can tech help drive better alignment?In this episode Laura Sloane, Head of Digital at PwC and Madeleine Storr, Regional Vice President at Salesforce join Sarah and Kuli to discuss these and other questions around the marriage between sales and marketing.
Innovating and Surviving Growth
37:48Innovation is an over-used term in business - so what does it actually mean? How big does innovation have to be to make an impact? Who drives innovation? If innovation drives growth... how do you manage both? This and more is what our hosts are discussing with Ismail Amla, Chief Growth Officer at Capita and Shainir Amersi, Senior Client Partner at Salesforce in this episode.
Empowering the Employee
30:20After a year working from home, no commuting costs and improved work/life balance; how will employers manage their employees return to work? Will forward thinking businesses prosper? We talk to Colin Morley and Leigh Welsh from Hays Recruitment about how their business has prospered through employee engagement and more.
Will you return to the workplace or workspace?
43:38Is the office dead? When normalcy returns will we be working in a workplace, or will we be finding a work space? We discuss the topic with James Addison, UK Head of Operations at JLL and ask the question - will old habits return or is this the next evolution of work?