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Is the NFL’s ‘Next Man Up’ Mantra Really Working?

Is the NFL’s ‘Next Man Up’ Mantra Really Working? Tune into practically any Monday morning press conference and you’re bound to hear an NFL head coach utter the phrase ‘Next man up’ when going through the injury report. The idea behind this phrase is that teams can weather any injury storm as their benches are […]

New Scientist appoints Emily Wilson as first female editor

New Scientist appoints Emily Wilson as first female editor In a search led by SRi, New Scientist, the world’s leading science and technology weekly magazine, has announced the appointment of Emily Wilson as Editor. Emily is currently an Assistant Editor at the Guardian newspaper, with responsibility for global stories including science, environment, health and tech, […]

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Minors in Football and Recruitment Strategies

Minors in Football and Recruitment Strategies Association of Sporting Directors seminar, November 2017 Recently, the Association of Sporting Directors, in partnership with SRi and Squire Patton Boggs LLP, held two regional seminars in Manchester and London to discuss Minors in Football, recruitment strategies, rules and regulations. Attended by representatives from 22 Premier League and Football […]

Joe Palmer appointed as Chief Operating Officer at AFC Wimbledon

Joe Palmer appointed as Chief Operating Officer at AFC Wimbledon In a search led by SRi, the Dons Trust have announced that Joe Palmer has been appointed as AFC Wimbledon‘s new Chief Operating Officer. Joe, who has gained experience in the football industry at Sheffield Wednesday and Shakhtar Donetsk, will take the lead in running […]

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SRi Report – Innovation in Sport, Media, and Entertainment

SRi Report – Innovation in Sport, Media, and Entertainment Our landmark report into innovation, co-authored by Springwise, looks at the disruptive changes affecting these vital industries, trends for the year ahead and some exciting start-ups to watch in 2018. To set the scene, SRi’s Ashling O’Connor asks how businesses of today can keep pace with rapid changes driven […]

Overwatch League – $20 million Bargain or Recipe for Disaster?

Overwatch League – $20 million Bargain or Recipe for Disaster? By Chris Jordan & Charlie Stebbings from SRi’s Global Esports Practice There is no hotter topic in the world of Esports than Blizzard’s brand-new Overwatch League tournament and its franchise system, which required a $20 million buy-in for teams who wanted one of the coveted […]

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Japan Youth SRi

Youth in Japan – We Need You!

Youth in Japan – We Need You! Ask anyone: Hiring in Japan is a challenge. In the face of deflation and an aging population, the post-war Job for Life corporate culture is crumbling as corporates try to keep rising costs down by offering contract or part-time jobs to younger employees. Only a staggering 50% of […]

Australian Institute of Sport appoints SRi

Australian Institute of Sport appoints SRi Executive Global executive recruitment firm leading the search for 3 key roles 24 November 2017, Sydney, Australia – The Australian Sports Commission has appointed SRi Executive to lead a landmark project designed to transform the leadership team of its high performance arm, the Australian Institute of Sport. SRi’s Sydney-based […]

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Social Commerce in China - An SRi Report

How Social Commerce is Changing the Game in China

How Social Commerce is Changing the Game in China With the monoliths of FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) dominating online shopping in the west, what is the east doing? Well, as it turns out, quite a lot. BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent) is fast creating a centre of innovation and social commerce that is China. […]

Former Olympian named the AFL’s Head of Women’s Football

Former Olympian named the AFL’s Head of Women’s Football In a search headed by SRi, three-time Olympian Nicole Livingstone has been appointed the new head of women’s football, and hopes to begin the journey towards the AFLW becoming totally professional. Livingstone will join the AFL on December 4 and has the responsibility of growing and managing the […]

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