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In this episode we return to Prolific North Live 2018 for a debate on the occasionally fraught process of finding and employing staff in the creative and digital industry. Heather Grey (Business Sorority) is in the moderators chair, as Simon Wharton (PushOn) and Matt Hackett (Canny Recruitment) go toe to toe.
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Heather Gray is the founder of Business Sorority UK, a networking group that helps women as they climb the career ladder - giving them the leadership skills and opportunities to develop professionally. She is also the director of Heather Grey Events, which helps companies grow through revenue focused events.
Simon Wharton is the director of business strategy at PushON, an eCommerce agency specialising in Magento, shopware, and marketing - helping businesses achieve their commercial objectives through digital strategies. He has spent two decades in the sector and is now focusing on building it up through educating and supporting others.
Matt has extensive marketing, digital and eCommerce recruitment expertise, gained over the last 17 years. He has consulted with, planned and recruited for internal teams within businesses from SMEs to global PLC’s, across a wide range of industries, predominantly within the north of England.
A journalist and broadcaster for nearly 30 years, Andy runs his own media consultancy in Manchester working with clients like Weber Shandwick, the NFU, and the Institute of Directors.
Andy started in print before 17 years as a BBC presenter & reporter, appearing on BBC Breakfast, Five Live & the Today programme. For five years Andy presented the award-winning BBC1 current affairs programme Inside Out, travelling across
Europe making documentaries on terrorism, the smuggling of illegal guns into the UK and the Manchester IRA bomb. He also made films with Sir Bobby Charlton, Yoko Ono, Lord Heseltine and Johnny Marr.
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