38 Articles tagged with Employment


  • Microsoft Announcement: Dynamics 365 for Talent

    Microsoft has announced its Dynamics 365 for Talent which will be specifically designed for HR, with the promise of a “holistic approach to attracting, onboarding and growing talent”. With this new release, they are promising companies that they’ll be able to understand their workforce from a 360-degree viewpoint and link all key aspects. Companies will be able to view and understand the people they need in their business to meet strategic targets, see the talent they’ve already got, and who the best candidates in the market are. All of this will help when connecting the dots for their candidate attraction/retention strategy....read more
  • We're Hiring! Resource Account Manager

    All across the recruitment industry, a collective sigh resonates from people disillusioned with cold calling. Maybe selling is not for you, or perhaps the agency you’re at operates in line with those cheesy Wolf of Wall Street memes that sometimes adorn your LinkedIn feed. Either way, you know that 360 is a “no” for you, and you toss and turn at night dreaming of a role that will let you focus on building candidate relationships and working on a key account.All across the...read more
  • 7 Tips for Creating A Stellar Project Manager CV

    As a Project Manager, writing a comprehensive, yet succinct CV can be tricky. You don’t want to fall into the 10-page novella category, nor do you want to leave out highly relevant details and hinder your chances of an interview. The ideal CV is two pages long and in those two pages you will need to demonstrate your ability to lead staff, control budgets, mitigate risks and discuss accomplishments. While every project manager’s CV will be unique, there are certain universal metrics which all hiring managers will want to see. ...read more
  • Top 9 Most Popular Programming Languages in 2017

    If 2017 is the year that you decide to broaden your horizons and learn a new programming language to add to your professional profile, then it can be a bit overwhelming choosing which one. There are so many hot languages being talked about at the moment, ranked by different metrics whether they be StackOverflow questions, GitHub projects, or Google results. ...read more
  • 6 Ways To Be More Productive At Work

    With the hours in the day seemingly disappearing more and more, it may seem as though your days are getting shorter and you’re not achieving everything you set out to do. When it comes to productivity at work there are two options: work longer hours or work smarter. We’re sure you prefer the latter (so do we). ...read more
  • How To Leave Your Job On A Great Note

    So you’ve jumped through all the hoops: interviewed like a pro, impressed your new bosses and made it through the “get to know your new team” drinks without making a fool of yourself…great! You’ve signed the dotted line and now you’re ticking the days away until you start. Most job seekers think that’s the end of the line before their new work life begins, however a little thought needs to be put into how you leave your current role. While it’s easy to fall into the trap of facing your last days in your old gig with a “couldn’t care less” nonchalance, it’s important to leave on a positive professional note. ...read more
  • Will Recruiters Be A Thing of The Past?: AI and Recruitment

    We’ve all been privy to the ongoing debate about the future impact of AI on jobs (which we discussed in a post here) and you’re probably watching with interest, aren’t we all? Sure, there are those Doomsday prophets that shout from the top of their lungs that we’ll end up being ruled by our AI overlords and others that see the benefits of automating menial processes. As with any major technological advancements in history there is reticence, but today we’re going to have a look at the fate of Recruitment as it faces the inevitable introduction of AI. ...read more
  • Forgetting Recruiters and Applying Directly: A Good Idea?

    Starting a job search may seem daunting at first. It’s a process that requires a lot more thought than most people think. Not only do you have to decide what direction you want to take your career in and craft your resume to reflect who you are and what a great asset you’d be for any business, you also need to decide on the approach you want to take in order to get in front of the right decision makers. While being an “apply now” button warrior on job sites may seem like a relatively harmless and no-fuss strategy, it may hurt your chances of landing your ideal job in the long-run. ...read more
  • The Robots are Coming: AI and The Future of Employment

    Great minds such as Alan Turing coined the term artificial intelligence sometime around the 1950s, but after more than half a century of silence around the topic, the last five years have seen a surge of interest in it. It’s more than interest actually, there’s excitement bubbling and that’s mainly due to “deep learning”. This new focus is looking at developing the performance of Convolutional Neural Networks. This is the system that is made up of a neural network (artificial brain cells) that works through examples that repeat themselves and thusly is able to ‘learn’. ...read more
 

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