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Why hard skills are critical to digital business

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The contemporary job market is more tech-driven than ever – and subsequently, more competitive. Currently, the demand for hard skills in the digital space is outstripping supply. According to a recent study conducted by McKinsey, 70% of European executives believe they’ll have to retrain or replace more than a quarter of their workforce within five […]

Talent sourcing in a digital world

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There’s no doubt about it – digital is transforming the way we do business. Every day, new disruptive technologies emerge that heighten consumer expectations and intensify competition. Talent is crucial to keeping pace with this frenetic market, and subsequently, companies’ sourcing strategy needs to reflect the business environment. As such, the gig economy is proving […]

How strategic talent mapping helps your business grow

talent mapping

What is talent mapping? Talent mapping is an analytical framework that companies use to assess their recruitment needs. It can be used to decide when, how and why to recruit at a given moment in a business’s future. Talent mapping outlines an individual’s capabilities and combines them with gaps in a recruiter’s needs. It is […]

Digital talent: Why it could be the key to a company’s success

digital talent

While there’s no doubt that the world today has been completely overturned by digital technologies in many respects, this is not true for many industries.The “digital talent shortage” or “gap” is still a reality: many industries are in need of digitally-savvy professionals, but this demand has outgrown their availability. Thus, digital talent today is a […]

Do you have the right balance of hard and soft skills?

hard and soft skills

Business and recruitment experts frequently discuss the concept of hard and soft skills, yet they rarely nail down their definition. In brief, hard skills are quantifiable abilities or technical skills appropriate to the position. For instance, a developer’s hard skills are programming languages and data structures. Generally, people can acquire these skills in classroom environments. […]

Gig economy and the future of work

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Since the arrival of digital technology, the way companies and employees have engaged has gone through a total transformation. Gig work is changing the employment paradigm allowing companies to access talent in easy and cost-effective ways.  Long-term employer-employees relationships, with fixed yearly salaries and organisational charts, are no longer the norm. The digital economy has […]