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Why a video resume can help you land that dream job

By | Blog, Employee

When it comes to the increasingly crowded market of online job seekers, it’s important to be aware of innovations that enable you to distinguish yourself from the crowd.

So, what’s trending in the digital world at the moment? VIDEOS! Why not turn your standard resume into a video!

It may seem like a time-consuming task but 30 minutes spent creating a Video Resume could prove to be a highly valuable investment to your future career. Read More

Embracing the “Digital Transformation”

By | Blog, Employer, Recent Articles

Digital transformation is contributing to the rapidly changing business landscape and if organisations want to survive, they need to understand and embrace these changes.

In our previous article, we explain what it really means to “Digitally Transform” your business, so now let’s talk about why you need to EMBRACE it.

Well the answer is plain and simple: You WILL get left behind Read More

The Digital Transformation is HERE: What does this mean?

By | Blog, Employer, Recent Articles

Digital transformation is contributing to the rapidly changing business landscape and if organisations want to survive in this fast-evolving space they will need to understand and embrace the transformation.

According to a study sponsored by Microsoft and conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, digital transformation is occurring rapidly at a majority of public and private sector organisations.

As a business owner, you need to understand the opportunities and threats posed by these changes and you must be willing to digitally transform your business before it’s too late.

So, what does it mean to ‘Digitally Transform’ your business? Read More

4 question types to consider when conducting your job interviews

By | Blog, Employer, Recent Articles

It’s no secret that when conducting a job interview you will be asking the candidate a number of questions but it’s important to make sure you are asking the ‘right’ questions. Interviews are generally of minimal time (depending on the role of course), so it’s important to use this time as effectively and efficiently as possible.

Different types of questions will showcase differing aspects of an individual’s skills and capabilities, so including a variety of question types and having a clear strategy is important.

A number of experts have proposed 4 key question types to consider: Read More

Purpose or Pay? What do employees prefer

By | Blog, Employee, Employer

Are financial rewards and high salaries the answer to attracting and maintaining high quality candidates? A number of studies have shed some light on the issue.

Korn Ferry Executive Group in their study found that purpose and meaning were the key drivers for 73% of respondents, with only 3 % placing pay and financial rewards as their primary driver.

A further study by PWC which focused specifically on millennials found that individuals felt more purpose and drive towards their work if they were attuned with the values and culture of their workplace. Majority of this group placed more value on purpose and meaning. Financial rewards were a minority factor.

So how do we create and maintain employee purpose? Read More

4 tips when writing your professional summary

By | Blog, Employee

Your Professional Summary essentially gives you the opportunity to distinguish yourself from the rest of the crowd. It’s a paragraph concisely explaining your career goals and professional experience. It lets employers know what you can add to their business, and is ultimately an opportunity to showcase your strengths and skill set.

Although it may only be a short paragraph, it can often be the difference between you and another potential candidate.

It’s important to get it right!

Here are 4 simple steps to help you on your way: Read More