The employer brand: how to cultivate it
“If you lose money for the firm, I will be forgiving. If you lose reputation, I will be ruthless.” Warren Buffett’s words of warning set the scene nicely for a blog on employer branding, a very current buzzword in HR circles.   Employer branding is how organisations... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Writing your CV in colour … with pictures
For most people, writing a CV isn’t a lot of fun. It’s something we tend to put off, maybe because we don’t really like ‘pitching’ ourselves in the way it requires, or having to face where we are at career-wise and put that to paper. By the time we get through... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
The job interview: going that extra mile
You’re well prepared. You’ve read up on the company. You’ve practiced all the hard questions and even written down your answers. You’ve printed off your CV and have been to the dry cleaners and back. Bring on next week’s job interview! Yet a little voice is telling... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Back to work after the summer break
Feeling you need a holiday after your holiday – it’s a common sentiment and one connected to the angst we share in returning to our desks and the pile of unknowns that is surely awaiting us there. Admit it, few of us saviour the return to the grind of work, however... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
What will be the high-paying jobs of the future?
The threat that robots pose to human employment is nothing new. Since the Industrial Revolution, we’ve seen machines displace manual labour, mostly for the betterment of mankind. But something new is afoot. As Artificial Intelligence (AI) advances at an exponential... READ WHOLE ARTICLE