Being an Introvert in a World of Extroverts

“There’s no way you’re an introvert – you’re always talking!” Each time I explain to someone this is who I am, I’m always greeted with the same response. Personally, I believe introversion to be much more than just “not speaking” or engaging with discussions. Whilst it may have its difficulties when working as a consultant,…

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Malala Yousafzai: Our Inspiration

Malala

Xander Talent is inspired by the story of Malala Yousafzai, in honour of  International Human Rights Day, we explore what makes this young woman so special and what she sacrificed for the rights of women everywhere. For many people around the world Malala represents a lot of things. She stands for Integrity, Bravery, Justice and…

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Social Enterprise at Xander: Ignition Brewery

Xander Data Analyst Alex was part of the team of Associates who were involved in one of our social enterprise projects that focuses on training individuals with physical and neurological diversities to brew amazing beer. The team provided support with the planning of a potential new location in Liverpool, and Alex has shared his experiences.…

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Harnessing Emotional Intelligence in the digital working world

Lockdown is in the past, and the world is healing (slowly). Organisations have adapted to a new remote way of working and, despite teething issues, many look to continue this pattern beyond Covid-19. However, an important aspect may have been left as an afterthought – being human in a digital working world. Chats in the…

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What is it like to be in a graduate job with no degree?

A very daunting experience, to be passed an opportunity by a friend via LinkedIn for a graduate job when you do not have the one thing they appear to be looking for. An insurmountable obstacle locking away career progression and the opportunity to feel like your work matters. This was the obstacle that I put…

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