Sourcing candidates for a job is never an easy task for both the HR department of companies and head hunters. Typically, the recruitment process goes from identifying the vacancy, preparing the job description, sourcing of databases, role marketing, short-listing of candidates, interviewing applicants, and reference checking, to the actual job offer. It’s a long and complicated process, which is why companies enlist the help of head hunters for recruitment solutions.
A study by the Harvard Business Review reported that women are rated higher than men when it comes to leadership competencies —with women outscoring men to the highest degree in taking the initiative and driving for results.
Fortune also summarized a few things that make women great leaders such as they are better than men at empathy; they value reciprocal relationships higher than men do; and they are concerned about cooperation, collaboration, and fairness from even a younger age.
Every year, South by Southwest (SXSW) brings people from all kinds of industries together to throw one of the country’s most anticipated creative conferences. SXSW describes itself as an event put together to “celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.”
A look at this year’s schedule shows the abundance of panels, parties, talks, and exhibits. It might seem a bit intimidating at first, with hundreds of listings for artists, films, and discussions filling the 10-day event that takes place in Austin, TX from March 10 to 19.
Artificial Intelligence has undoubtedly played an important role towards enhancement of the performance and accuracy of our daily duties. It doesn’t only help in saving time and costs for businesses, but also help in the transformation of operations in different sectors.
In a conference entitled “Artificial Intelligence in the World of Work”, Angela Hood of our team shared her insights on AI and here are some main takeaways to learn from her talk.
Five years ago, 39% of recruiters globally didn’t see their hiring volume to change, according to LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends Report. And between 2011 and 2013, the volume actually dipped down below 50%. But, due to a number of socio-economic changes around the globe, we can see those numbers shifting in the upcoming year.
Technology and diversity drive this year’s trends, and as you plan your company’s recruitment strategy for 2017, keep them in mind.
The New Year comes with the chance to start with a clean slate. Whether you are a new graduate looking to get your foot in the door of your dream company or a professional contemplating to shift careers and try something new, there are many employment opportunities awaiting for you.
As machines continue to evolve, more recruiters utilise automation to streamline their processes. While this turn of events is something to welcome and look forward when it comes to recruitment advancement, many claims that if machine involvement persists, the recruitment industry will die by 2018.
Do you remember the good ‘ol days when job hunting meant flipping through pages and pages of newspapers? And resumes were either mailed or handed in personally to human resources departments?
Employing new recruits to fulfill vacant positions were time consuming and costly—only to be dismayed that the prospect was not a right fit after all.
In June, the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU) and has led to a series of mixed reactions and emotions. While it is definitely a transformative decision, the interest comes with a lot of uncertainty mainly for businesses, employees, and job seekers. Moreover, Brexit has huge effects on investments.
Diversity is an evolving culture and value in the workplace. But more than a battle cry, true diversity presents numerous opportunities for businesses, as well as individuals to grow.