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Ulster Bank’s Chris Mcguinness has joined me to talk about rediscovering his passion for running, and how it’s completely changed both his life and his work-life balance so he could enjoy more time with his family.Hi Chris, let’s start by telling me a bit about yourself and your career before RBS?...

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Tom Rose is currently a Senior Systems Analyst in the Chief Operating Office. Since May 2016 he has been mentored by Craig Jackson, a Sustainability Manager in our Communications & Marketing function. As part of our series on how mentoring can help your career and how to make it work for you,...

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One of the hardest things about applying for new jobs is the uncertainty. From the outside, looking in, we find ourselves wondering: What’s it really like to work there? What about the people and culture? If I go down this road, where will it lead? Well, there’s no way of knowing for sure. But...

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We wrote recently about some of the ways having a mentor can help you develop your career, and shared a couple of tips to bear in mind when you’re looking for the right person. But once you’ve started, how do you make it work?It’s important that you’re comfortable together, and you should look...

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Knowing when a job is the right one for you is a very subjective thing, and is a decision that has ramifications in other areas of your life. Everyone has a different idea about what is of greatest importance, and what they are willing to go without, and it is gaining this insight into yourself...

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When we spoke to our Head of Commercial Credit Chris Green about improving gender balance in our senior roles, he talked about how important having a mentor can be to your career. We think it’s great advice. A mentor can be a real positive no matter what stage of your career you’re at, or how...

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If we break it down into its basic form, Learning & Development is quite simply the way of helping people learn new skills, enabling them to be motivated and productive at work and allowing an organisation to get the most out of their people.This all sounds simple enough on paper. But how do...

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