THE podcast: the careers show

THE’s editor John Gill discusses the challenges of attracting academic talent with university HR directors and recruitment specialists

June 27, 2019

In a roundtable discussion hosted in partnership with TMP Worldwide, Times Higher Education editor John Gill sits down with talent recruitment professionals and UK university human resource directors to discuss competing globally to find the right candidates amid Brexit negotiations, Augar review recommendations and pay and pension disputes.

The group also reflects on the challenges of progressing towards a diverse and equal workforce. 

Around the table are: Robert Peasnell, managing director at TMP Worldwide; John Quirk, client partner at TMP Worldwide; Richard Billingham, executive director of HR and organisational development at Aston University; Kesar Kalim, director of HR at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Rob Butler, assistant director of human resources – employment services and information at Queen Mary University of London; Janis Westly, deputy directer of HR and head of HR operations at City University London; Polly Fryer, commercial director for THE Hiring Solutions; and Nick Davis, strategic solutions director for THE Hiring Solutions. 

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