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Hire a culture add, not a culture fit

culture add

Reading Time: 6 minutes Among my trawls of social media, I have recently come across many posts promoting the benefits of hiring a ‘culture add’. That is, new hires that do not fit the mould; new recruits that come from different backgrounds, with different experiences and education to the existing staff.  However, I still see recruitment teams taking on […]

Nurturing tech talent: How to find, retain and cultivate it

tech talent

Reading Time: 7 minutes For a long time, HR departments have had a hit-and-hope strategy when it comes to recruitment. Often, the mantra “if you build it, they will come” has prevailed with the expectation that people need jobs therefore they will want to work for you. However, recently we have seen that this is no longer the case. […]

How AI in recruitment will revolutionise the hiring process

ai in recruitment

Reading Time: 8 minutes AI is on everyone’s lips right now. One of the reasons it is enticing so many – and moreover, becoming a multi-trillion-dollar business – is that we do not know exactly how it will change our lives in the future. The future is still unwritten about how it will alter our relationships with work, with […]

Why there is a talent shortage and what we can do about it

talent shortage

Reading Time: 7 minutes We live in a world with threats of an economic downturn around the corner. Meanwhile, technological advancements are gaining pace; artificial intelligence, full automation, and a new generation of high-speed connectivity are set to transform the way we work. Nay-sayers of these technologies say they’ll replace workers, but the reality is quite the contrary. Many […]

Future forecasts for the talent marketplace space

Talent Platform

Reading Time: 7 minutes As many economies emerge from the pandemic and into the throes of a recession, businesses are looking for ways to weather the challenges ahead. One such challenge is navigating the radical paradigm shift in working arrangements; as droves of talent go freelance, the digital talent marketplace has become a key tool in many businesses’ H&R […]

All you need to know about hiring an IT Project Manager

hiring an IT project manager

Reading Time: 8 minutes An IT Project Manager is more about who they are than what they do. Almost 90% of their time is spent communicating. This means that they have to offer a seamless blend of business acumen, technological know-how and people skills. It’s a unique personality type, which can make hiring an IT Project Manager a tricky […]

Hiring freelancers for startups and scale-ups: A key to growth

hiring freelancers for startups and scaleups

Reading Time: 2 minutes From a Startup to a Scale-Up A startup is a company designed to grow quickly, even on a weekly basis. A scale-up is a company, which was born as a startup, with the intention of expanding its offer and activity based on innovation. Both in more advanced phases of the startup and in the scale-ups, […]

Indispensable freelancers to bootstrap a startup

Freelance roles to incorporate at the launch of a startup

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’re launching a startup, cash is absolutely key. No matter the amount of investment you may have, you have to spend it wisely. A common teething problem is the hiring strategy; staff, ultimately, are expensive. Ask any entrepreneur how to bootstrap a startup and they’re likely to cite this as one of their steepest […]

Why on-demand talent can plug the skills gap in digital business transformation

skills gap in digital business transformation

Reading Time: 7 minutes Digital is shaping the global marketplace. The evolution of technology is only getting faster; where once people marvelled at the humble fax machine, now, consumers expect high-clarity calling and 4K content streaming wherever they are. Meanwhile, businesses transfer terabytes of data every minute via highly secure fibre network connections. This is even more so the […]

Transforming people management in the digital era

people management

Reading Time: 3 minutes Digital technology has been a powerful force of change in every sector; just look at how Uber reshaped the global transportation industry in less than a decade. Today, this change is only accelerating, and although markets transform rapidly, it can take organisations far longer to adapt. To stay relevant, organisations need to develop new approaches […]

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