James Reed is chairman of Reed Global, which has 3,000 employees working in 140 locations worldwide. Reed joined the company in 1992 after graduating from Harvard Business School. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and was formerly an associate of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit and a member of the Institute for Public Policy Research’s business-led taskforce on race equality and diversity in the private sector. Reed is a regular media commentator on work and labour market issues. He is also author of the best-selling books Why You? 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again and The 7 Second CV, and co-author of Put Your Mindset to Work.