27 episodes

Welcome to JobsWorth, a podcast that showcases the weird and wonderful ways that people are choosing to work in a post pandemic world as well as the policies, practices and environments that businesses are introducing to enable them to do it. 
Join me, John Hawker, veteran recruiter, agency owner and second favourite son with something to prove, as I speak with inspiring business leaders, the specialists advising them and the growing tribe of people that have decided to radically change their relationship with work. 
 Whether you’re a person considering a new job or a business looking to attract someone that is, you might just learn something *
*Not a guarantee
Visit the JobsWorth website; https://www.jobs-worth.com/Follow me on LinkedIn; https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnhawker/
Follow me on TikTok; https://www.tiktok.com/@globaltechcollective
Subscribe to my newsletter 'The Job Journal from GTC'; https://tinyurl.com/TheJobJournalFromGTC
Learn more about my proper job; https://www.globaltechcollective.com/

JobsWorth John Hawker

    • Business

Welcome to JobsWorth, a podcast that showcases the weird and wonderful ways that people are choosing to work in a post pandemic world as well as the policies, practices and environments that businesses are introducing to enable them to do it. 
Join me, John Hawker, veteran recruiter, agency owner and second favourite son with something to prove, as I speak with inspiring business leaders, the specialists advising them and the growing tribe of people that have decided to radically change their relationship with work. 
 Whether you’re a person considering a new job or a business looking to attract someone that is, you might just learn something *
*Not a guarantee
Visit the JobsWorth website; https://www.jobs-worth.com/Follow me on LinkedIn; https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnhawker/
Follow me on TikTok; https://www.tiktok.com/@globaltechcollective
Subscribe to my newsletter 'The Job Journal from GTC'; https://tinyurl.com/TheJobJournalFromGTC
Learn more about my proper job; https://www.globaltechcollective.com/

    The Local Lads

    The Local Lads

    This week Sam Hamblin and Ed White, owners of Essex based menswear business The Local Merchants join me to discuss the highs and lows of entrepreneurship and what it's like to grow a business with your best mate. The Local Merchants website is here; https://thelocalmerchants.co.uk/Follow The Local Merchants on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/thelocalmerchants?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet&igsh=ZDNlZDc0MzIxNw==The JobsWorth website is here www.jobs-worth.comFollow me ...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    From Genoa to Jewellery

    From Genoa to Jewellery

    In the latest episode of JobsWorth I sit down for a chat with the amazing Clio Sigismondi, the creative powerhouse behind Black and Sigi. From her roots as an Italian immigrant to her flourishing career in the UK, Clio's story is a testament to the transformative power of dreams and the enduring strength found within family bonds. Our conversation takes you on a journey through contrasting cultural traditions, the rekindling of a lost language, and a career that has navigated unexpected...

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Life, Lessons and Legacy

    Life, Lessons and Legacy

    This week's conversation is with Jonathan Newell, the innovative insurance entrepreneur behind BearRock. We journey with Jonathan through his childhood dreams of being a marine biologist, his unanticipated dive into the insurance realm, and the indelible mark of mentorship and relationships on his career. He peels back the layers of his life, revealing the artistry required to build a successful career while being a present father, and offers a raw look at the personal cost of professional su...

    • 1 hr 17 min
    How to Craft Connections

    How to Craft Connections

    Joining me on the podcast this week are Bex Hyde and Aimée Johnson, founders of The Connection Ltd. We explore their journeys from childhood aspirations through to the creation of a business that is solely focused on creating genuine connections. We peel back the layers of their experiences, discussing the importance of knowing your strengths, the resilience needed in entrepreneurship, and the excitement of seeing your designs on global superstars. Their stories are a testament to the notion ...

    • 1 hr 53 min
    JobsWorth: People People

    JobsWorth: People People

    Embarking on a career journey can often feel like deciphering a map without a legend, but Carly Ash has turned each twist and turn into a roadmap for cultivating inclusive company cultures. When faced with personal trials, including a breast cancer diagnosis amidst the chaos of a global pandemic, she not only endured but emerged as a beacon of resilience and empathy. From the dreams of childhood to the realities of leading people operations in a tech startup, Carly's narrative unfolds, offeri...

    • 1 hr 27 min
    The Foundations of Fitness

    The Foundations of Fitness

    From the strict confines of private education to conquering the inner turmoil of OCD, Edd's story is one of resilience. This episode isn't a mere recount of physical triumphs; it's a deep-dive into the evolution of a soul and the fitness industry alongside it. Edd discusses the innovative business models that have shaped his success, the importance of fostering a supportive community within his gym, and the profound role of mental health in personal growth. As we move through his eclect...

    • 1 hr 25 min

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