Over time, Diversity has moved beyond compliance, and has evolved to become a priority from a business strategy perspective as well. Studies have shown that companies with diverse senior management achieve greater commercial success; supporting research by the University of Maryland and Columbia University showed that female representation in top management leads to an average increased firm value of $42 million.
Resume Writing Advice; Most applicants view the concept of updating a resume with dread. There is so much conflicting information about best practice that there is often a large degree of uncertainty as to how best to present your professional profile.
New Year, new you…we hear this often but does anyone really make the most of it?
Many professionals are now considering contracting at some point in their career. The numerous benefits afforded by this way of working include flexible working environments, tax break benefits, and increased compensation. There are however also a number of considerations to take into account before accepting work on a contract basis.
A large number of candidates are considering contract positions or are looking to continue contracting for longer. Here are some of the benefits of contracting: 1. Greater financial compensation. Contractor rates are traditionally higher than permanent salaries and depending on the state of the industry and location of the contract, competitive rates can be commanded. Niche skillsets and short-term positions can help contractors to secure higher rates of pay.
Second only to the stress of finding a new job comes the stress of having to resign. Individuals seeking a new challenge to their career can often forget the importance of handling a resignation correctly if they have a new job secured – but conducting a resignation professionally is just as important as appearing professional in an interview; and when handled poorly it can taint an individual’s professional future.
Many working professionals believe that more money equates to a better job. This needs addressing; there are a myriad of other aspects that should be considered before accepting a job offer, as accepting for purely monetary reasons is leading to many candidates feeling discontented in their new position.
As if a job interview wasn’t stressful enough, we learn that employers make decisions about job applicants in less than seven minutes (six minutes and 25 seconds, to be precise). Here are seven ways to ensure you make those 385 seconds count – for all the right reasons.
Phaidon International, the global micro-specialist recruitment group, is pleased to announce positive financial results for FY2015/16.
Phaidon International has been named Best Small Company to Work For by The Sunday Times.
We are pleased to announce that Procurement Leaders has named DSJ Global the winner of the Procurement Service Provider Award at the World Procurement Awards 2016.