Posted on September 14, 2018

Employer Branding in the Age of Information

In this “age of information”, and our almost instantaneous access to the combined knowledge of the world – we rarely make uninformed decisions. If we are considering holiday destinations, we look it up. If we want to what the best sallad bar near the office is, we look it up. Continue reading…

Posted on August 29, 2018

The Dreadful State
of Hr Analytics

This is a guest post by Meredith Wan and Julian Shoun from Talent Data Labs. TDL was founded in 2017 when it became clear that Nova’s 20+ years of Top Talent experience meant we had one of the markets biggest datasets on top talent. This data and the knowledge it contained Continue reading…

Posted on June 15, 2018

What kills a start-up?
Part 2

“Ego is the invisible line item on every company’s profit and loss statement.”[1] When a start-up reaches Series B or C funding, the growth usually becomes a curve with diminishing returns. This decline happens when a founder/CEO falls prey to the ‘ego trap’, putting their own priorities before the needs Continue reading…

Posted on June 8, 2018

What kills a start-up?
Part 1

Starting a company is hard, and the success or failure of a start-up ultimately almost always lies with the founder. Many decisions in a start-up’s early existence are crucial, such as creating a promising business model, securing access to funding, and receiving intellectual property protection, yet nothing affects a startup’s Continue reading…

Posted on June 5, 2018

From M&A in the Nordics to start-ups in Chad – Emma’s journey with Kinnevik

We are currently helping the Kinnevik Group find a new corporate associate to join the Stockholm team and when we discussed profiles and what an employee could expect from working at Kinnevik, we saw that this wasn’t like other companies. Working at Kinnevik can literally take you from M&A in Continue reading…