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Bev White

My name is Bev White and I am the CEO of Harvey Nash Group, a $1bn global technology recruitment, IT solutions and leadership services group with 36 offices across the USA, Europe and Asia

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We Make A Difference

We Make A Difference

In this week’s blog I look at the difference we make to the people and organisations we work with, and why we should all walk tall in our jobs

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Guest Blog – Rob Mallaband – How do you wish to remember 2020?

Guest Blog – Rob Mallaband – How do you wish to remember 2020?

Continuing our guest blog series featuring members of the ExCo, I’m delighted to bring you Rob Mallaband’s posting.

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What we can learn from Formula 1

What we can learn from Formula 1

I was lucky enough one evening this week to be invited to join a small virtual session with McLaren Formula 1....

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Kick off!

Kick off!

In this week’s blog I talk about kick offs, Together We Shine and how I snowboarded down Mont Blanc (virtually of course, but almost as scary as the real thing)

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Inspiration

Inspiration

As I come to end of another busy week, where I was involved in wonderfully energetic and positive meetings with teams across the world, one important word has stuck in my head...

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Our first steps into 2021

Our first steps into 2021

In this week’s blog I reflect on our first steps into this new year, and also give you a photo of the newest addition to White household, my puppy Enzo.

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CEO Guest Blog – Ronny Lommelen – Fear, Frustrations, Faith and Fun

CEO Guest Blog – Ronny Lommelen – Fear, Frustrations, Faith and Fun

Continuing our guest blog series featuring members of the ExCo, I’m delighted to bring you Ronny Lommelen’s posting.

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Happy New Year / Happy Birthday NashTech / Hello Enzo

Happy New Year / Happy Birthday NashTech / Hello Enzo

In this week’s blog, I talk about a very important milestone for NashTech, and a new, furry, addition to my own household.

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Learning, Growth and Seasons Greetings

Learning, Growth and Seasons Greetings

In this week’s blog – the last of 2020 – I share my thoughts about the last year, and why 2021 is a year to look forward to.

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Special CEO video blog: Wow, what a year!

Special CEO video blog: Wow, what a year!

As we enter the final month of the year, I wanted to use this video blog to look back over 2020, and then take a look at the future.

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Learning, listening and growing

Learning, listening and growing

What a week it’s been! This week I talk about award wins and announcements within the Group in the past 7 days and what’s to come in the very near future.

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In praise of the recruitment sector

In praise of the recruitment sector

Earlier this month I was invited by Staffing Industry Analysts to record a fascinating TED style panel discussion arguing the case for recruitment agencies.

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CEO Guest blog – Jason Allen – Seven things I’ve learnt

CEO Guest blog – Jason Allen – Seven things I’ve learnt

Jason is CEO for the Harvey Nash Technology Recruitment business in UK, Ireland, USA, Australia, Switzerland, Germany and Poland.

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Take a break

Take a break

In this week’s blog I talk about the importance of taking a break and not working on for ‘just a few more minutes’…

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Listening

Listening

In this week’s blog I talk about ‘listening’ and how it has had an impact on my own life and career.

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A Growth Mindset

A Growth Mindset

Some of you may know that I am an executive coach and NLP master practitioner. You might wonder what that has to do with anything...

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A big week

A big week

In this week’s blog, I talk about sharing our Group strategy, the way forward for our business as a whole, and our new acquisition, Latitude 36.

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Kindness

Kindness

A few years ago an illness in the family meant I was going through difficult times. This week I talk about how an act of kindness made a difference to me.

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Our Tribe - Part 2

Our Tribe - Part 2

You may recall a few weeks ago I spoke about the little family of ducks that my cocker spaniel Finnlay and I had been observing on our early morning walks.

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Inspired

Inspired

Inspiring is the word that has stuck with me relentlessly this week. What does it literally mean? At its root it means ‘to breathe life into’.

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CEO Blog Special – our People Promise

CEO Blog Special – our People Promise

Our People Promise – Creating the moments that matter

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Our tribe

Our tribe

What does it feel like to belong? An early morning walk with my dog Finn and an encounter with a lost duck got me thinking…

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Back to school

Back to school

This month is the start of the new school year, and with it millions of children will be excitedly returning to the classroom.

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A brief encounter with a fox

A brief encounter with a fox

As I walked my spaniel Finnlay down the woodland path alongside my house at 6am this morning I came across a fox.

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There is something in the air

There is something in the air

This morning I felt for the first time a sense that Autumn was coming. It’s a beautiful season, full of opportunities for long walks with my dog Finnlay.

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Tech demand a bright spot amidst wider jobs gloom

Tech demand a bright spot amidst wider jobs gloom

It’s been a challenging week for the UK economy. However, as difficult as the outlook may be, there are bright spots too.

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Are we nearly there yet?

Are we nearly there yet?

In this week’s blog I talk about Harvey Nash Group’s strategic journey, and ask a question most of us have asked as a young child: “Are we nearly there yet?”

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There is no ‘I’ in Team

There is no ‘I’ in Team

Last month I spoke with 87 senior leaders from across our business. Spread across 13 sessions, I asked a simple but very important question

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Our fascinating new world of work

Our fascinating new world of work

I have been thinking this week about the pattern of our working week that has become our ‘new normal way of working’.

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Lifelong learning

Lifelong learning

Learning for me is a lifetime commitment. I have always believed that unless I keep learning I will start going backwards.

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The big difference of ‘that little bit extra’

The big difference of ‘that little bit extra’

I have been reflecting on many things, but what has been front of mind as I approach my 6 month anniversary, is just how well people do their work.

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Chancellor’s Plan for Jobs package includes positives for Tech - Bev White, CEO, Harvey Nash Group

Chancellor’s Plan for Jobs package includes positives for Tech - Bev White, CEO, Harvey Nash Group

Chancellor’s Plan for Jobs package includes positives for Tech

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Let’s talk

Let’s talk

Keeping connected, sharing ideas, collaborating, are all essential ingredients for a healthy business no matter what is going on in the world.

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The destination informs the journey

The destination informs the journey

The destination informs the journey. Knowing where we are going to, and our ultimate destination, is essential for us to plan our journey.

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Life, and learning

Life, and learning

Life, and learning. I have been wondering about all the new skills we are learning during this period of lockdown.

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Inclusion at Harvey Nash Group

Inclusion at Harvey Nash Group

Inclusion at Harvey Nash Group. Although I’m a fairly new member of the Harvey Nash Group I am becoming ever more familiar with our family.

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Relationships bind us

Relationships bind us

Relationships bind us. They propel us forward to greater things. They are what builds trust with others and establishes our reputations.

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CEO Blog – Returning to work, and barbeques

CEO Blog – Returning to work, and barbeques

As summer approaches many countries across the world, this week’s blog looks at how we are making careful plans on reopening offices.

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The future of work comes early

The future of work comes early

The Covid-19 pandemic is challenging us all – individuals, families and businesses – to do things differently.

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CEO Blog – Agility

CEO Blog – Agility

This week I talk about how our various businesses are doing, and how we are beginning to see the positive effects of lockdown restrictions being lifted.

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CEO Blog – light at the end of the tunnel?

CEO Blog – light at the end of the tunnel?

CEO Blog – light at the end of the tunnel? The COVID-19 pandemic seems to be under more control in some of the countries we live and work in.

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Lessons from Lockdown

Lessons from Lockdown

This week marks 8 weeks in lockdown and I have been reflecting on what I have been learning during this time.

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A time for innovation. And thought.

A time for innovation. And thought.

A time for innovation. And thought. In the midst of great change and adversity comes incredible innovation.

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Celebrating Spring

Celebrating Spring

Celebrating Spring. I think we can safely say that in the northern hemisphere we are into Spring time.

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A sobering week

A sobering week

This week has been a sobering one for many reasons but one where I remain optimistic.

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A virtual week, with very real successes

A virtual week, with very real successes

A virtual week, with very real successes. This week kicked off with a fantastic start and a Harvey Nash Group first.

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What a strange week this has been!

What a strange week this has been!

What a strange week this has been! I don’t know about you but I find myself living way too much in my head.

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CEO Blog - Connecting, enabling, supporting

CEO Blog - Connecting, enabling, supporting

Connecting, enabling, supporting. Who would ever have believed that many of us would now be running our businesses from our kitchen tables, bedrooms and homes.

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Blog - We’re a family – let’s look out for each other

Blog - We’re a family – let’s look out for each other

Blog - We’re a family – let’s look out for each other

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International Women’s Day – We Must Knock Down a Thousand Tiny Walls - Bev White, CEO, Harvey Nash Group

International Women’s Day – We Must Knock Down a Thousand Tiny Walls - Bev White, CEO, Harvey Nash Group

International Women’s Day – We Must Knock Down a Thousand Tiny Walls - Bev White, CEO, Harvey Nash Group

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Week 4 – Catch Ups, Kick offs and Tuck Shops

Week 4 – Catch Ups, Kick offs and Tuck Shops

Week 4 – Catch Ups, Kick offs and Tuck Shops. Time to stop counting weeks now.

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Week 3, Opportunity

Week 3, Opportunity

Opportunity! This is week three for me and the Group’s new financial year too.

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CEO's Blog 2 - Week 2, Wow that went quickly!

CEO's Blog 2 - Week 2, Wow that went quickly!

I am on the road for most of this week. Sitting at Southampton airport waiting for the flight to Leeds where I will be joining my first kickoff for 2020/21.

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Stories from people who also joined on February 3rd

Stories from people who also joined on February 3rd

Bev White, CEO, wasn’t the only person who started at Harvey Nash Group on February 3rd. Here are the stories of some of her colleagues joining on the same day.

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CEO's Blog 1 - My first week at Harvey Nash Group

CEO's Blog 1 - My first week at Harvey Nash Group

First week, picture of me outside our London office on Day 1

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