Embracing the “Digital Transformation”

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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?

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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

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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

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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

The problem with online job boards

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The boom of the digital age has amounted to an ever-expansive arena of engagement with online job boards dominating the recruitment scene.

Candidates now have virtually unlimited access to thousands of job adverts posted online whilst recruitment agencies and firms have access to this mass volume of ‘ready-to-go’ candidates.

But quantity does NOT always = quality.

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