We’ve become accustomed to everything virtual. Socially, we’ve celebrated virtual birthdays, weddings, and happy hours. Professionally, we’ve worked as part of a virtual team, held or attended remote interviews, and met new colleagues through a screen.
The time has come; you know your business needs to hire. Between your leaders, the department that needs new team members and HR, you’ve mapped out the roles that have to be filled. You don’t have sufficient time or resources to complete the hiring internally, so you’ve decided that you’re going to use a recruitment agency.
Now more than ever before it’s important to position yourself as an employer of choice and to make sure your vacancies are attractive to the job seekers of today. There are three new recruitment strategies that employers are turning to. Leaders are now looking beyond just the immediate needs of their teams and thinking about what skills the business as a whole will need to succeed in the future.
The cybersecurity landscape continues to develop at a rapid rate. Those who have set out on a cybersecurity career can expect to be in high demand for the near future.
Let’s talk about cybersecurity. You probably know what it is by now; it’s had plenty of media coverage in recent years with many big companies, such as Equifax, Yahoo and Adobe, falling foul to breaches and attacks from ever-present hackers. But in case you’re still unsure, cybersecurity - as defined by Digital Guardian - is “the body of technologies, processes, and practices designed to protect networks, devices, programs, and data from attack, damage, or unauthorised access.”
You’ve found your dream job. You read the job description and it seems like you’re a great match, so you apply. You upload your recently spruced up CV and then proceed to the next part of the application where it says: ‘Cover Letter (Optional)’.
The hiring world was already changing, but now the transformation is clearer to see. New recruitment strategies, accelerated by the recent different ways of working, have come to the fore.
On this episode Jacqui and Louise talk about the challenges of being female leaders particularly in the mostly male dominated Tech and Data space. They talk about how you can use your leadership traits as you move roles and how you can take people on a journey with you to achieve your goals. As a senior female leader in the Tech space, Jacqui shares great advice on how she has overcome challenges she has faced throughout her career and how she has managed to build a successful career in Tech and Data. About the Speakers: Jacqui Visch is the Chief digital and Information Officer at PwC Australia. At the time of this recording Jacqui was the Chief Technology and Data Officer at AMP. Louise Langridge is the joint Managing Director at Morgan McKinley Australia.
In this interview Edward Taylor, Senior Director of Business Operations and Chief of Staff for Marketing at one of the world’s largest Financial Technology firms, Finastra discusses the future of FinTech marketing.