Having digested all of the lengthy discussion and analysis surrounding budget 2014 this week, as employers now it is perhaps the time to evaluate your own hiring budget for 2013 before the year draws to a close.
Why didn't Nicole choose Michelle? Why do employers choose one applicant over the other? If your job interview was like Judges’ houses, would you make it through to the live show and get the job?
It was interesting to see some unusual choices being made by the judges on X factor at Judges’ Houses. Only 3 out of the 6 performers could go through but were you shocked that certain contestants didn’t make it?
UXTraining.ie provides Ireland’s only dedicated user experience training programmes. Owner Colman Walsh spoke to us after running the most recent training course last week.
What will people get from your course?
Why settle for second best? It’s becoming more difficult to come across skilled Java developers. With that in mind, I have come up with some tips to make sure you hire talented developers.
Technology is changing how customers and consumers interact with companies. Your business either chooses transparency or transparency will be set among you; time is ticking.
The market place is returning slowly but surely. Companies are investing heavily in online marketing and brand image, however if you look at recruitment as a key touch point, between a company and the market place, surely reputation is something to be invested in as much as product design & innovation?
Congratulations! You have completed four tough years of hard studying and you have now graduated from University with an Honours Degree. Your thoughts will now be turning from exams and studying to job hunting and interview preparation.
After analysing the recruitment market I think its fair to say that there is a recipe for securing that perfect role and I think I have finally nailed it. Nine times out of ten we have the skills and the resources to secure these positions at our finger tips but we are just not utilising them. Here are my five ingredients:
But what if there was a different approach? I know you might not think so, but just take a minute to look at the suggestions below and apply them to your next day of training. If implemented, you will always gain something new and useful to take back to your day job.
1. People that get the most from training arrive with an “I am here to learn attitude”. You will get the most from any training you undertake by arriving with this mind-set.
The most popular misconceptions that continue to be viewed as fact in our society are:
- Einstein never failed maths
- The Great Wall of China is not visible from the moon
- Napoleon was not particularly short (he was actually 5ft 7inches which was not that short for his time)
- Bulls are not enraged by the colour red
- Alcohol does not kill brain cells
No more mammy making them dinner every day and many of these students naively believe that this is as hard as it gets! Starting college is a big step where everything needs to be evaluated from location to financial costs. However, they will be faced with the same decisions again in a few years time when they leave college and start looking for work.
If you are looking for a new job, here are five areas you should evaluate before venturing forth into the job market.