Mark Blayney is a partner and co-founder of GPS Capital Limited a private equity business and is involved in a portfolio of trading businesses as investor, director or both.
He sought a career in business rescue and turnaround from the outset, obtaining an MBA, and then an accountancy qualification and insolvency license while working for PwC’s business recovery service in both the UK and Tanzania, where he ran a match making business and set up a corporate recovery practice.
Having been seconded into one of the UK clearing banks and been involved in starting up a turnaround practice within PwC, he left to go into industry, before setting up in business as an independent executive and finance professional in 2000.
He is the author of a number of practical guide books for business owners on strategy, management, finance, and creating and realising business value, and has been actively involved in business training and education having spoken at a number of leading UK business schools.
Your First Job is a survival guide to success in your early years for anyone entering the world of work.
It is here to give you an unfair advantage in getting off on the right foot and Your First Job will enable you to hit the ground running, confident and able to cope - without having to learn key skills from time management, to saying No, the hard way!
A survival guide for your first month at work. With a dozen key Dos, a list of definite Don’ts, and a checklist of practicalities you need to consider, First Job? will enable you to hit the ground running and able to cope while others around you may be struggling.