Managing teams across different offices can be a learning curve, and it can take time to refine and perfect a way of doing things. Giving teams a sense of independence, but also being involved enough to make sure they’re happy and productive, is a balance that can be achieved. Here is some advice that will act as a springboard for team leader to establish what works best for them and their...
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Shifting from an individual contributor role to a managerial role in tech can do wonders for your salary . But making the shift can be easier said than done. While your individual role requires mastery of technical skills, a managerial role calls for a diverse skill set that includes technical competence, business acumen, and people skills. If you’re interested in switching to a management...
So you got a new job and you’re ready to embark on this next chapter in your life. Before you start your first day, be sure to take some time off. You may find that some downtime is just what you need and can benefit you in more ways than you think.
There are an abundant of interview questions out there, but what are the best interview questions you should be asking to find a star hire? Here are some key questions you will want to ask and why, to help you assess overall candidate quality when conducting you next accounting interview.
You’re several years into your role and both your salary and title have remained the same. To move forward, you’ve got to put yourself in the driver’s seat of your career. Here are the steps to take towards your next raise or promotion in tech. Conduct salary market research How much should you be paid? Prepare yourself with concrete figures. For instance, software architects in...
Networking is often named as one of the critical ingredients for driving your career. In-person networking at events is a great way to generate trust, build your reputation, open doors and generally increase your chances of securing a new role.
Finding opportunities to grow your skills beyond the day-to-day at work is the ideal way to give your career a boost. Taking on responsibilities that push you outside your comfort zone will also boost your confidence in your skills and ability to move up.
How were your interview skills last year? It may be time to revisit your well-worn questions so that you uncover important details to help you make an informed hiring decision. Remember that interviews are a two-way street, as candidates are also evaluating you as an employer of choice.
One of the main roles of a leader is to help their team develop and articulate long-term career plans. Interestingly, the Hays 2020 Salary Guide shows that lack of clarity about career development was a top reason why staff would consider leaving their current role.
The business benefits for diversity in the workplace have been proven repeatedly through research and experience, however some employers are still not be aware of the lasting benefits a diverse workforce can offer.