March 9, 2018

Should you accept a counter-offer ?

It can be a difficult decision to resign from a role. When facing stress at work, it may seem like the best course of action to leave. Be it for more money, better benefits, or to change careers altogether, a resignation is met with varied reactions from the company in question. But what if the company is not ready to let go of the employee and rolls out an offer in hopes of retaining that employee? Called the counter-offer, the deal could hinge on higher pay, immediate promotion opportunities,or exciting […]
February 17, 2018

When should an organization strongly consider engaging a retained executive search firm?

 There are many different approaches that companies adopt to recruit candidates. With a large and well-established team, companies work with the in-house Human Resources function for their recruiting needs. Some of the most common approaches include posting on job portals, social media platforms, or seeking employee referrals. In a fast-paced and competitive business environment, it is not always possible to fill roles using these traditional approaches, especially when the role is for C-level or executives. This is one of many reasons why companies turn to executive search firms for help. An executive […]
January 30, 2018

How will Artificial Intelligence affect the Market in 2018?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most promising technologies of 2018 and perhaps of the decade. AI is a machine simulation of human intelligence, run by a computer system that constantly evolves. While some people believe AI will lead to job losses, it has the potential to help increase human productivity and elevate our standard of living. AI has been around for over 60 years. In fact, “Deep Blue” – the first computer chess-playing system — beat the then reigning champion, Garry Kasparov, in 1997. There have been many […]
January 19, 2018

What are the hottest hiring markets for 2018?

We heard and experienced many highs and lows in the 2017 hiring market. Information Technology, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, among many others, saw an upward trend in recruiting. HR and recruiting professionals know all too well how important it is to keep an eye on these trends, as it affects their industry and the outlook for years to come. So, what will 2018 be like for job seekers? What are the hot markets for candidates? Is there new terrain for fresh graduates to explore? Predicting the jobs or skills that […]
January 6, 2018

Which new technologies should we look out for in 2018 ?

If there is anything that the world runs on, it has to be technology. We wake up to the familiar—and dreaded—ring of the microchip-fitted alarm clock. We work out using smart, calorie counting gym equipment. We communicate using ever-evolving smartphones and computers.Technology has changed — and is still evolving —the way we lead our lives. Enormous growth in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT), among others,show the ongoing potential that technology has to expand and change our lives.Combined with the hard work of engineers and scientists, the technology […]
December 13, 2017

What are the “must haves” on every resume?

As a professional, if you asked yourself “What is that one important document that will power your growth?” more often than not, the answer is straightforward. You probably have guessed it right—the resume. A strong resume is an extremely important part of your professional dossier. It documents your background and unveils your skills to potential recruiters. In most cases, shining up the CV is the first step to landing the perfect job. In today’s dynamic world, the face of the resume is undergoing a lot of change, thanks to the […]
November 17, 2017
close top talent by giving a great candidate experience

How to Close Top Talent by giving a Great Candidate Experience

Corporate management spends valuable time and money to find and hire top talent. In the entire recruiting process, the candidate experience becomes the most crucial element as it serves as the main marketing source for the company. Delivering a great candidate experience is essential to attracting and hiring top talent. For a great candidate experience, we need to take a 360-degree approach. From communicating the right message regularly and consistently in a friendly tone, to addressing the candidate’s queries, the best experience focuses on building lasting relationships across touch points. […]
October 26, 2017

Why are Great Sales Hunters worth the price tag?

Sales hunters are professionals who find new customers and secure orders for their companies. They are out there in the field to uncover new opportunities and make a sale. Sales hunters have high energy and by attracting customers and making a sale, they directly contribute to the growth of the company. The skills that a sales hunter brings to the company are essentially different from those that sales farmers possess. Hunters need to have unflagging energy, an amicable temperament, and a can-do spirit to be able to find and convert […]
October 20, 2017

Hiring in a Client vs. Candidate-driven Market

Hiring isn’t a straightforward process. It demands a coherent strategy based on the company’s vision, mission, and of course, the market dynamics. For a recruiting team, the hiring strategy varies based on whether they are operating in a client-driven market or a candidate-driven one.  In a client-driven market, companies call the shots. They hire at their own pace, can focus wholly on their needs, and face little or no competition from peers in the industry. On the other hand, a candidate-driven market is driven by stiff competition in the job market. Hiring becomes a challenge for […]
October 13, 2017

Recruiting in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

The Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Industry is a challenging industry to recruit in due to the rapid innovation throughout the market.  This demands specific and tailored strategies, so with a strong team approach and a customized method, with expert recruiters on your side, success is imminent. Selecting the right executive search partner and search method is ideal for a smooth recruiting process. For any Aerospace & Defense talent search, a mix of different search models can be used to find the right fit for the role which include; Retained, Contained […]