Author Archive for Matt

21st
Mar

Is Company Culture Crucial To Successful Hiring

Posted by: Matt

Building an authentic company culture is one of the more complex challenges facing organisations of all sizes. It’s also one of the most elusive. A 2014 Gallup poll shows that more than half of all employees in the U.S. describe themselves as ‘disengaged’ at work. Millennials are the least engaged demographic, suggesting that positive company… read more

Categorised as: Talent Search & Management

1st
Dec

Is slow hiring hurting your brand?

Posted by: Matt

  One of the most fundamental errors made by inexperienced recruiters is slow hiring. You can see the logic behind it. An organisation may have a culture of working long hours to pave the way for business success. They rightly take pride in their meticulous planning and execution of established process and when the time… read more

Categorised as: Talent Search & Management

22nd
Sep

Insight Series – Engineering Your Career

Posted by: Matt

Finishing full-time education and entering the world of work is a time of uncertainty for anyone. But engineers face a specific set of challenges peculiar to their chosen profession. Each interview situation requires candidates to call on different areas of technical expertise, and demonstrate how they would apply their know-how in real world situations. To help… read more

Categorised as: Career Development, Engineering

24th
Jul

How Important Is My Online Profile To My Career Progress

Posted by: Matt

Twenty years ago, looking for a job meant combing newspaper ads or joining a recruitment firm, submitting your CV, and being 100% certain that the information contained therein was all an employer had to go on. Likewise, the information on prospective employers available to candidates was limited and tightly controlled. The Internet hasn’t just moved… read more

Categorised as: Job Seeker Advice

2nd
Jul

What Next For Martin Jetpack?

Posted by: Matt

Ulrich Berlger is Engineering Director at Martin Aircraft Company, makers of the Martin Jetpack. Named as one of Time magazine’s Top 50 inventions for 2010 the Martin Jetpack is set to be the world’s first commercial Jetpack. As if managing the development of such pioneering technology was not enough to fill his days Ulrich has also… read more

Categorised as: Engineering, Martin Aircraft

1st
Jun

Preparing For A Career Discussion With Your Manager

Posted by: Matt

The annual performance review is an apprehensive time for any employee, but it also represents an opportunity to take stock of your career thus far and set new goals for the future. To help you prepare for the next one, we’ve assembled a few key questions, and how to go about answering them. Keep your… read more

Categorised as: Career Development

11th
May

Mitigating Risk in a Talent Short Market

Posted by: Matt

  Identifying and securing the top talent in your industry is one of the biggest challenges you face in businesses today. Having the right people in place to lead your organisation through both economic downturns and sudden periods of growth is crucial to long-term success. Studies indicate a real shortage of leadership talent in both New… read more

Categorised as: Talent Search & Management

9th
Feb

Preparing for a Leadership Role

Posted by: Matt

Taking on more responsibility at work is not always synonymous with career or financial advancement. The healthiest approach to  securing a leadership opportunity is to assume there’ll be no monetary or status reward; take on the new challenge for it’s own sake, do it to the best of your abilities and the rewards will naturally follow…. read more

Categorised as: Career Development

20th
Jan

In Business, Only Bad Eggs Prevent Poaching

Posted by: Matt

The long-running poaching dispute between four global tech giants and more than 64,000 of their employees may finally have reached it’s conclusion after Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe offered to settle the lawsuit for $415 million (USD). The lawsuit claims the companies had made formal agreements not to recruit each others employees. One email exchange… read more

Categorised as: Talent Search & Management

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