Interview Horror Stories

At Henley Careers we’ve heard our fair share of interview horror stories that are fit for a Halloween tale. So this year, we’ve huddled together and mixed a ghastly potion of our top horror stories we’ve heard about from industry recruiters. From tardiness to shocking responses, these are things we recommend you definitely don’t do…

Diwali 2019

Deepavali or Diwali the grand festival of lights celebrated by the Indian community throughout India and the world. It is that time of the year where family, friends and community gather to rejoice the festivities; simply translating the above lines – ‘’Lights shall illuminate your house and your life may brighten with the presence of…

AI in industry: A talk from BP

The first BP Corporate Patrons talk took place on 10th October, about artificial intelligence in industry today. The guest speakers were greatly informative and did a great job of keeping everyone intrigued. Learning about how AI is used in industry and at home was so interesting, and encouraged me to go home and learn more…

5 things I learned at the World of Work Conference

The World of Work Conference: Reimagined was recently held by Henley Business School, where influential people from some of the World’s top companies came together to explore the future of the workforce. Companies like Microsoft and Siemens spoke and ran workshops to help delegates understand how the workforce could be impacted by flexibility and technology….

How to find your way around campus in your first weeks.

A large campus Uni can be very daunting to a new student. From department buildings to study spaces, to food, drink and relaxing hubs, the campus as a lot to offer, and thus a lot to navigate! Here is a guide to finding exactly what you need in time for Welcome Week. Navigation No matter…

The Magic of Intellectual Curiosity

By Dr Amal Ahmadi I was at the Academy of Management annual meeting last week, where over 11,000 academics and practitioners gathered in Boston to discuss critical issues facing business leaders across the globe. I was fascinated by the power of intellectual curiosity and the range of ideas and insights presented at the conference, ultimately…

The Leadership Temperament: Is Bullying ever OK?

Is there ever a time when a leader can behave as a bully and get away with it, be forgiven for it, and even be praised for it?  There are some obvious candidates for this in world politics; Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong Un for example.  However, what about in more modest walks of…

Let’s talk about ageism

Dr Tatiana Rowson, Henley Business School I am just returning from a conference on ageing at work where we discussed work and retirement issues. Among many areas of interest, ageism had not received a lot of attention. As the workforce gets older and more diverse, we cannot shy away from discussing ageism.  Ageism can be…

How can organisations achieve organizational readiness in the information age?

Professor Ben Laker, Henley Business School The era we’ve just entered – the Information Age – is like nothing we’ve seen before. It’s caused workplaces to become more volatile because of rapid changes, more uncertain with unknown outcomes, more complex with many interconnected parts, and more ambiguous with a lack of clarity. Hence, agility, has…