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.
There are plenty of job sites out there, offering standard resume-to-opening or dropdown menu matching based on job experience, availability, and other standard qualifiers. At ThisWay, we know there’s more than what meets the eye when it comes to finding the perfect career match, such as inclusiveness, flexibility, or benefits. Give yourself a bit of relief with these tips, our first installment in a series of posts about the toolkit you need to ensure you aren’t unintentionally pursuing a short-term job, by forgetting key elements to landing a long-term career.
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.
65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in completely new job types that don’t yet exist, according to the World Economic Forum. That is exciting, and potentially daunting news for many involved in education and employment. Read More
Just this morning I had a great conversation with the COO for a Fortune 500 company and as often happens, I was asked about the trend towards diversity. He had made the observation that his leadership team had become too white and too male and he thought it was a good time to add some ‘diversity’. Read More
Small businesses are the backbone of most economies. In the United States, for instance, small businesses provide over half of all jobs. In the UK, 99.3% of all private sector businesses at the beginning of 2015 were small businesses, and total employment in small-medium businesses was 15.6 million (60% of the private sector). Read More
The latter part of 2014’s plummeting oil prices set the stage for a challenging 2015 and remaining uncertainty for 2016. Companies large and small, independent and integrated, have been affected by the downturn. Read More