2016 has proven to be an unpredictable year by all accounts. But, it is in times of great change and uncertainty that companies need a strong HR and Talent team to guide a business smoothly into the next phase of development.
Personal branding is centred on the idea that each of us is a brand with our own ‘customers’ to engage. We build our brand with the goal that these people will ‘invest’ in us our aims and ultimately our careers.
Diversity is an important directive for the recruitment industry in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Despite a number of imperatives focused on attracting more diverse talent, the percentage of minority talent in these areas have plateaued, with levels similar to those seen in 2001.
The US is set to cut its corporate taxation rate from 35% — which represents one of the highest tax rates in the world — to just 15%. The move, which was announced by the newly appointed Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, is designed to bring the US in-line with similar European tax rates.
How to Present your Professional Profile Resume Writing Advice Most applicants view the concept of updating a resume with dread. There is so much conflicting information about best practice that there is often a large degree of uncertainty as to how best to present your professional profile.
According to LinkedIn, 56% of business leaders revealed that their hiring volume will increase in the year ahead...
Over time, Diversity has moved beyond compliance, and has evolved to become a priority from a business strategy perspective as well. Studies have shown that companies with diverse senior management achieve greater commercial success; supporting research by the University of Maryland and Columbia University showed that female representation in top management leads to an average increased firm value of $42 million.
New Year, new you…we hear this often but does anyone really make the most of it?
Sourcing your ideal candidate is one thing – securing them is another.
There’s good news for companies and hiring managers looking to expand their teams - The number of candidates looking to change jobs and expand their career prospects is growing.
Many professionals are now considering contracting at some point in their career. The numerous benefits afforded by this way of working include flexible working environments, tax break benefits, and increased compensation. There are however also a number of considerations to take into account before accepting work on a contract basis.