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.
Upon reaching Senior Executive level, the number of opportunities available for career development begins to decrease, while the competition increases. As you reach the competitive leadership positions, it’s vital to differentiate yourself from the other candidates in the market. With a recruiter, on the other hand, you will receive information about the relevant roles in the market and receive timely, direct feedback. The recruiter acts as a representative for both you and the hiring company; helping to improve the communication process, as well ensuring that the companies you are interested are also a good cultural fit for you. There are several benefits a specialist recruiter can offer when looking for new opportunities, now or in the future.
Sourcing the right talent at the right time can prove arduous for any company. But the process becomes even more challenging when you work within a niche industry or sector. In these situations, a specialist recruiter can help find the perfect candidate for a hard to fill role. There are several benefits a specialist recruiter can offer when looking to find niche talent.
The contractor market is highly competitive. In order to be successful, you must become adept at marketing oneself in order to find your next contract opportunity. Interviews are a vital part of the hiring process for contractors, so it’s important to hone your technique in order to get the most value from any potential opportunities. In reality, it’s not always the best qualified contractors who secure the most lucrative contracts; it’s the ones who are best at marketing themselves to prospective employers – and the interview is a key touchpoint in this process.
Diversity should be a key priority within every organisation. Studies suggest workplaces with a diverse mix of talent achieve better fiscal results than their less diverse counterparts. To mark International Women’s Day this year, we’re highlighting some of the reasons why it’s so important to attract, retain and advance female talent in today’s modern workplace.
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.