Do you want that job?
28 March 2017
There are many reasons to look for a new job and the world is, as always, changing rapidly. You can network and apply for jobs in more ways than ever. As a consequence, the temptation to explore your options is constant and employers have become more adept at highlighting their selling points. So...read more
The Do’s and Don’ts of Using Emojis at Work
06 February 2017
Emojis used to be reserved for messaging your closest friends. Now, emojis are finding their way into the workplace. Many companies are using emojis to connect with their audience. It helps that emojis are becoming more career-friendly by the day — Apple’s latest emojis feature a suite of new pro...read more
New Millennial Recruitment
21 January 2016
In the changing times that we are facing now in the recruitment industry, we are seeing a turn in the generations who are on the cusp of the emerging workforce. It’s time for HR and Talent Acquisition teams to step up and realise that the new generation that will make and develop global organisat...read more
The lost Candidate!
19 January 2016
Why is it so hard to change direction? I find myself answering this question to confused and disillusioned candidates regularly. They apply for role after role and get nowhere fast; by the time they speak to me they are completely exhausted and feel the world is acting against them. Most of my co...read more
10 Highest paying IT security jobs
10 June 2015
High-profile security breaches, data loss and the need for companies to safeguard themselves against attacks is driving salaries for IT security specialists through the roof. Here are the 10 highest-paying security roles. With increasing concern around identity theft, hacking, data security and p...read more
How to avoid the new job blues?
08 May 2015
There’s a great buzz going around at the moment and the jobs market is really hotting up and what I can see from the candidates I’m speaking to is that there seems to be a lot of urgency out there to get deals closed. Companies are becoming wary of the talent pool becoming limited and are trying ...read more
Google Gives Boost to Mobile-Friendly Sites
29 April 2015
Google Inc. began shuffling its rankings for mobile websites Tuesday, potentially benefiting sites like job board Indeed.com and real-estate company Zillow Group Inc., and hurting others like retailer Zumiez Inc. and IRS.gov. Google said it tweaked its algorithm for mobile searches to favor sites...read more
Marketing Yourself in Today’s Job Market
27 April 2015
So today I was thinking a little about marketing yourself to recruiters in today’s job market. It would seem that the tried and tested tips still hold a lot of weight, but also a bit of common sense and initiative goes a long way. How you market yourself can be a tricky thing to pin down, because...read more
When can you start? How does now suit?
27 April 2015
Following on from ideas of how best to “market yourself” when on the hunt for the next step in your career I wanted to tackle the idea of motivation and possible pressures behind the desire to move. Speaking as a recruiter this is a funny time of the year when it comes to open positions and candi...read more
Temporary Workforce Management
27 April 2015
We are always on the hunt for the next technology or processes that helps to stream line recruitment and or the management of temps & contractors. In 2013 we were introduced to an idea; “Tempbuddy” a platform that would use a pretty cool facial recognition system and geo-location technology to tr...read more