Gone is the time when the emphasis was on university-obtained, “hard” skills. Nowadays, soft skills – that is, your social acumen - are catching up in significance for employers. In other words, if your social skills are polished, you are more...
Are cover letters necessary? Should you accept the first offer you get? The list of myths informing job hunting is seemingly endless. Hence, you should take everything with a pinch of salt. Would you like to know which myths to ignore and what to do...
No, we are not erroneously forecasting doom and neither is this a trite exaggeration. In fact, it can now be backed by solid research findings. You might feel that your social media presence is either too irrelevant to your career aspirations or too...
Written by: Pauline Shahabian, Recruitment Consultant, WorkForce Cyprus    Job interviews come in all shapes and sizes, making its ever-changing nature one of the most dreaded aspects of your job hunt. As a candidate you are faced with a variety...
If you are reading this article, then you have probably been singled out from the bulk of candidates so congratulations are in order! Before the actual interview, however, the recruiting team or your potential future employer may wish to conduct a...
Unless someone has been living under the proverbial rock, they should know the huge impact big data has had on HR. It has virtually transformed HR, changing its face and raising its profile, ultimately turning it into a key player in corporate goal...
The festive season with the obligatory overconsumption of holiday treats and observation of family traditions may have left you feeling somewhat lethargic and neglecting talent management. Nevertheless, the new year is bringing renewed interest in...
Hiring bias is the dirty word that everyone in the business world denies knowing the existence of, let alone acknowledging it underlines recruiting, hiring and firing decisions.  Yet it does, as it is reported that recruiters are more inclined to...
Video interviewing is increasingly being incorporated in the interview process, especially for organizations which are trying to build a talent pool from across borders. Beyond this obvious advantage, video interviews allow recruiters to gather and...
In a 2014 internal memo, the Vice President of the USA, Joe Biden warned his staff not to miss any important family occasions due to work as he would be disappointed. His message was clear and to the point, leaving no room for ambiguity and making...

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