Over 400 million people lost their full-time jobs during the second quarter of 2020, according to the ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work: 5th Edition. Unfortunately, many of those jobs will not return, leaving millions of people unemployed. At the same time, industries such as logistics or manufacturing can’t hire fast enough. There are far more jobs available than qualified workers to fill them.
Being able to effectively negotiate matters on your employment contract is a powerful skill to possess. You want to get the best possible outcome in terms of salary, benefits and other aspects. Depending on what you value most from your career, you should put more weight on that in your contract negotiation.
Knowing how to answer salary expectations questions is an important part of your job interview process. You need to be ready to respond when asked how much you hope to be paid for the position.
A CV is one of the most important parts of your job search and therefore requires a lot of attention, to add as much value as possible. Talent Acquisition Specialists, Hiring Managers and Recruitment Consultants have a trained eye when it comes to evaluating your CV and deciding whether or not to reach out to you and invite you for a job interview.
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.