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In 2020 we faced more significant challenges than many of us could have imagined and, while 2021 gave us an opportunity to adjust and reflect, what we know now is that the changes brought about will not be reversed. While it’s an uncomfortable admission to have to make, many of us, as business leaders, haven’t always known the answers to the questions posed to us along the way. That’s ok. The...

With so much talent needed, making organizations more accessible to neurominorities may hold the key to the solution. Adults with conditions such as Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Dyslexia are still hugely underrepresented across many workforces, yet they offer many strengths.

Staff are tired of putting their career development on hold and feeling unsupported by their employers. Record numbers of people around the world have come to the realization that, for them, enough is enough and are considering voluntarily leaving their jobs for reasons such as, wanting career growth opportunities, a higher salary and the ability to work from home full-time.

Contractors will be looking for roles which involve challenging but impressive projects that they will have the opportunity to be apart of. They are also attracted to roles which could expand their network of future contacts. You will also want to offer flexible working options as they are attracted to companies that offer work from home and flex hours.

Temporary staff can be engaged and released at short notice, depending on the needs of your business and/or market. They also usually have extensive experience working on different projects, from different companies across different industries. This can open your business up to a whole wealth of expertise.

During the anticipated “post-COVID talent wars”, employers will differentiate themselves by offering flexible work options. Companies need to scale their cyber security teams as shift there will be a shift to cloud-based or cloud native work environments which require specialized cyber security talent.

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our working world, impacting labour markets and the expectations professionals have around work – therefore, in order to attract the best talent, the style and tone of your organization’s job adverts may need to change. For example, to reach relevant job seekers and rank well on search engines, job adverts must include keywords – such as key industry terms,...

If you need to hire while working remotely, there are several ways to ensure a successful video interview and find the right candidate. Choose your type of remote interview We recommend conducting video interviews even when you’re working remotely. There are two types of video interviews – one-way and two-way. In a one-way interview, you send your candidate a list of questions and they send a...

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.

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