My role is that of Internet Commercial Manager at Barclaycard, responsible for optimising distribution and recruitment via Barclays.co.uk, the online bank and Internet aggregators. Here is an insight into a typical day working for Barclaycard:1. 8.30am, arrive at work and send yesterday's data file to our marketing agency - this is used to calculate the fees[...]18 January 2013 3:35 pm Read more
Let me introduce myself
Hi there, my name is Charlie. I’m on the RBB Leadership Programme, on the FLDP.
I studied History at Warwick, and I’m going to be keeping a blog of what I get up to, so check back in to see how it’s going.
Recent Blog entries
Telephone interviews are often the first stage at which you will have the opportunity to speak directly to recruiters. There are a number of key preparations that you can do to maximise your performance in these situations: Anticipate questions - Plan and prepare typical questions that you made be expected to answer, both competency based (tell me[...]12 November 2012 7:07 pm Read more
Today was the second of two ifs School of Finance exams for the Diploma I'm completing as part of the FLDP. Tying to balance work with study has definitely been a challenge although not an insurmountable one. It has made me really think about my productivity whilst at work. Not only am I working really[...]15 October 2012 6:10 pm Read more
This week I am handing over the reigns to my very capable colleague Rich, he has recently joint the FLDP and is hence making his first ever guest appearance blogging. Over to Rich..."As a 2012 Future Leader I’ve now completed four weeks within the business, from attending the insightful and hugely fun global induction where[...]28 September 2012 7:39 pm Read more
Today I spent a lot of time with our hugely impressive 2012 Future Leader joiners. Aside from the more 'getting started' type discussions there was also an open forum session with a number of senior stakeholders from the strategy, branch network, digital and marketing areas of our business in attendance. This was a great chance[...]10 September 2012 6:36 pm Read more
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