OLH Tag: Careers

In the Spotlight: Kate Kenny (Jacobs)

Introducing our ‘In the Spotlight’ series, where we’ll shine a light on professionals in our Network. First up, Kate! Kate is Vice President and Head of Sector for Cities & Places in Europe at Jacobs, one of the world’s largest multi-disciplinary engineering firms.

LIS x Jacobs Challenge: Reinvent your high street

Do you want to: access and receive mentoring from one of the world’s top engineering firms, get behind-the-scenes of London’s top strategic body, shadow the work being done on billion pound regeneration projects, and present your winning idea to senior professionals? 

Forward-Thinking Fashion

Some critics of the fashion industry accuse it of perpetuating throwaway culture, whilst others point other to environmental and ethical issues in the supply chain and manufacturing processes. Nonetheless, where there are problems, there are innovations. Here are 10 brands who are making steps towards sustainable fashion.

Dhiresh & Makers4TheNHS

An interview with Dhiresh, who, at the age of 18, has spent his lockdown making face shields for NHS hospitals, GP surgeries, care homes, and other places in need of PPE.

Avoiding Einstellung

Ed walks us through the concept of Einstellung. Einstellung refers to a person’s predisposition to solve a problem in a manner that has worked for them before, when in fact a much better (often simpler) solution exists. They are the proverbial person with a hammer, seeing everything as a nail.