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Why you need to update your resume in 2015: part 2

Why you need to update your resume in 2015: part 2
Resume writing has become a different animal in the digital age and job seekers need to be aware of how technological change affects the traditional approach to CVs.

Here are my best tips for ensuring that your resume rises to the top of the digital heap.

 
 
 

Why you need to update your resume in 2015: part 1

Why you need to update your resume in 2015: part 1
For many of us, the new year is a time when we reflect on where we are, and where we’re headed – and it’s also when many of us consider changing jobs.

The job market sees some of its biggest shifts all year in this period – so it’s a great time to search for new opportunities.

 
 
 

Make your NY resolutions stick in 2015

Make your NY resolutions stick in 2015
Will you make a set of new year’s resolutions on January 1, like so many of us do every year?

And more importantly, will you still remember them a month later?

 
 
 

ICT in 2015: what hiring managers will want

ICT in 2015: what hiring managers will want
When you think about crucial ICT skills for 2015, you probably think about mobile apps, security, the cloud.

But in fact, the most in-demand skills in ICT now and going forward are the polar opposite to everything technical.

 
 
 

Accounting clerk to CFO: is it still possible?

Accounting clerk to CFO: is it still possible?
The career trajectory for today’s accountant is no longer necessarily long and linear.

It can be shortened or can zigzag in unexpected ways – and that presents both challenges and opportunities for accounting aspirants.

 
 
 

IT recruitment in 2015: is your business prepared?

IT recruitment in 2015: is your business prepared?
Competitive businesses know they need to stay at the forefront to keep up with ever emerging developments in ICT – but to adopt new technology, you need to find staff with the skills to manage it.

There are several recurring themes in the market when it comes to what ICT hiring managers anticipate will be the most in-demand skillsets in the next year or two – and demand for these roles, in turn, will see them become some of the most challenging to source.

 
 
 

Agents for change: Generation X grows up

Agents for change: Generation X grows up
Generation X has long been cast as a generation lacking character and drive – a cohort of ‘slackers’ refusing to fully grow up. Yet new research paints a very different picture.

Unlike the politically active and ambitious Baby Boomers, or the ‘look-at-me’ social media obsessed Gen Ys, Generation X has often had trouble being defined as a collective, with little consensus about what makes them distinctive.

 
 
 

7 interview mistakes to avoid at all costs

7 interview mistakes to avoid at all costs
It’s not just nerves that can shake an interview. Classic interview mistakes include acting arrogantly or being overly emotional, talking too much or refusing to answer certain questions.

A survey by Generation Success found there are seven “job interview crimes”. Let’s look at them one by one.

 
 
 

Measuring quality of hire: are you missing out on the benefits?

Measuring quality of hire: are you missing out on the benefits?
The vast majority of organisations that measure quality of hire are sold on its benefits, according to a global research report by Hudson.

According to Hudson's Hiring for Success report, 85 per cent of surveyed companies that measured the results of their new hires believed it had a positive impact on the quality of staff they hired over time. It had a "dramatic" impact on hire retention, according to 62 per cent of respondents.

 
 
 

Gen Y: A new kind of leader?

Gen Y: A new kind of leader?
Outspoken, uncomfortable with authority, focused on meaningful experiences rather than careers – what else can be said about Generation Y? A fair bit, according to new Hudson research.

As Generation Y workers climb the ranks, it's worth asking what changes they will bring as leaders. New research by Hudson Talent Management gives an unprecedented insight into how this generation thinks and acts in a leadership context.

 
 
 
 

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