News & Insights

The latest news and insights from SRI's global team

The power of words: attract a wider and more diverse pool of candidates

One area often overlooked in the hiring process is language, specifically how language used in job descriptions can have an adverse effect on the number of applications an employer will receive. Let’s explore. It may sound obvious but recycling outdated job descriptions and adverts can be extremely damaging, and I’m surprised how often this is […]

SRI bolster Consulting Practice partnering with experienced talent consultants

Dylan Nicholson, Penny Illston and Gabi Harrison further strengthen the company’s commitment to scaling its consulting practice and will increase the breadth and depth of solutions and expertise. “Since formally launching SRI’s Consulting Practice in 2020, we have seen an increase in demand for contemporary consulting services combining functional experience with deep industry knowledge and […]

Attracting talent doesn’t have to be a war

Let’s start by confirming that The War for Talent is not a new idea. The term was coined over 25 years ago by McKinsey and refers to an increasingly competitive landscape for recruiting and retaining talented employees. The truth is that corporations have been vying for top talent for decades and the way to ‘win […]

Microsoft goes all-in with Activision acquisition

This is a huge deal even in Microsoft terms: it makes the Gaming division as important as selling Office or Azure. Microsoft has plenty of experience with large acquisitions: LinkedIn in 2016 for $26.2Bn; Nuance Communications for $19.7Bn in 2021; Skype for $7.5Bn in 2012. However, the deal for Activision Blizzard at $68.7B (a 45% […]

Ben Fried joins the SRI partnership to head up Betting & Gaming practice

Ben is a betting, gaming and technology industry expert with over 20 years’ operational and leadership experience. His extensive network of contacts and industry expertise were developed through his career as a senior executive at Betfair and then as founder of Gaming Edge Associates, a boutique strategy consultancy focused on the betting and gaming industry. […]

Atul Khosla on the “New Rules”

Thanks again to Atul for joining us for this great interview. If you want to hear from more thought leaders, we also have fantastic content from leaders such as Wordsmyth CEO Kibi Anderson, Simplon CEO Stefan Vollbach and Houston Rockets’ President of Business Operations, Gretchen Sheirr.

Mei Lee on the “New Rules”

Thanks again to Mei for joining us for this great interview. If you want to hear from more thought leaders, we also have fantastic content from leaders such as Wordsmyth CEO Kibi Anderson, Simplon CEO Stefan Vollbach and Houston Rockets’ President of Business Operations, Gretchen Sheirr.

Brad Schultz on the “New Rules”

Thanks again to Brad for joining us for this great interview. If you want to hear from more thought leaders, we also have fantastic content from leaders such as Wordsmyth CEO Kibi Anderson, Simplon CEO Stefan Vollbach and Houston Rockets’ President of Business Operations, Gretchen Sheirr.

Jayne Haines on the “New Rules”

Thanks again to Jayne for joining us for this great interview. If you want to hear from more thought leaders, we also have fantastic content from leaders such as Wordsmyth CEO Kibi Anderson, Simplon CEO Stefan Vollbach and Houston Rockets’ President of Business Operations, Gretchen Sheirr.

Micky Lawler on the “New Rules”

Thanks again to Micky for joining us for this great interview. If you want to hear from more thought leaders, we also have fantastic content from leaders such as Wordsmyth CEO Kibi Anderson, Simplon CEO Stefan Vollbach and Houston Rockets’ President of Business Operations, Gretchen Sheirr.