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Ten Job Search Hacks…

If you job hunt in 2018 the way you did in 2005, your job search will last a long time. You have to adopt a new job search strategy and tactics now! Here are ten job search hacks everyone should know.   Sources: https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2018/01/28/ten-job-search-hacks-everyone-needs-to-know/#7079d7b55752    

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How Do You Develop…

Here’s a problem we hear frequently from CEOs: My new managers aren’t prepared to lead. You probably experience this all the time. You promote a talented individual because of his or her technical skills, but that doesn’t mean they know how to lead others. Someone may be a great salesperson, engineer, accountant, or marketer, but put them in charge of..

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6 Ways to Recognise…

In a sea of mediocre-to-good applications, it’s important to be able to recognise the great CVs quickly. A great CV is one that compels you to call them immediately, or at the very least, leave you in no doubt that you should be putting them in the “yes” pile. 1. Check formatting A good candidate will be aware that their..

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Three Ways You're Killing…

Being in active job search mode often means you feel compelled to do something: post your resume online, apply for as many jobs as you can and network with contacts old and new    

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Four Key HR Trends…

2017 has seen : this year, 69% of companies studied have been actively taking steps to improve the way they look at people data, compared to only 10-15% before.

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Recruiters! You are So…

Recruiters! You are So Not Ready for 2018! I’m sorry – but you’re not ready! Everyone seems to be going a little nuts about AI. Yes, it’s here – it’s been here for a while if you trust the conspiracy theorists. YouTube is awash with how AI can be used by recruiters (actually, more often by internal recruiters of corporates).

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Why HR should embrace…

HR professionals should embrace tough love and never miss an opportunity to tell employees the harsh truth – that’s the advice from one top leadership coach who says it’s the kinder thing to do in the long run. https://www.hrdmag.com.sg/news/why-hr-should-embrace-tough-love-244797.aspx

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The New Performance Management…

Seven common challenges when implementing a new Performance Management approach A new Performance Management era is unfolding. There is now widespread recognition of the benefits in adopting Performance Management approaches that stimulate real-time feedback, focus on development rather than remediation, engage the manager as coach and are also underpinned by data.  

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Top 10 Benefits of…

Guest Blog from Mischa Riedo, Co-Founder of QuercusApp Nobody enjoys performance reviews. They are an annual event that costs everyone in your business time and money while generating little improvements. Even though most companies know that classic performance management is incredibly ineffective for evaluating performance, they are still looking for new alternatives.

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News Analysis: UAE and…

The Middle East hospitality industry — particularly that of Saudi Arabia and the UAE — is booming, with 583 hotel projects under contract as of August, according to data from STR’s latest Pipeline Report. According to the figures, the UAE and Saudi Arabia remain the region’s most active hotel construction hotspots.  

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