It never ceases to surprise me that so many candidates who are about to interview for a job cannot adequately articulate why they are interested in the role.I get these a lot:· Because it’s a big companyThis is a lazy response. If the idea of joining a large organisation appeals to you, you must articulate why. Is it
Will you beat the rush in 2013 when Windows XP SP3 and Office 2003 shut down on April 8th 2014? It seems not long ago that Microsoft introduced a 10 year life cycle policy to promise customers they will always evolve and stand their ground as an innovative company. It’s hard to imagine that April 2014 is fast approaching for a lot of customers!
I spoke recently with a Change Manager who used forum theatre as a tool to get people to engage in the change, to challenge their own and potential resistance of the group. Role play is usually feared by many and she found that the use of theatre and actors alleviated some of the fear, thus creating a more “safe” environment in which to
This is an interesting question that causes quite a lot of debate in the strategy world and often comes with some strong opinions. Is this just unconsciousness bias or is this really based on the evidence? A lot of the clients we work with look to attract talent from these Tier 1 consulting firms and it often surprises me that they have some
We have come to a day and age where it’s no longer just a case of “what you know” but “who you know” as well. Sydney is a thriving market and although we see top-tier candidates everyday, there is a chance a role will go to a name that has been suggested to the line manager. The best way to get ahead of the game? Stay well connected to your
When you check Facebook tonight, you may find your next job alongside photos of your friend’s weekend away…Last week Facebook launched their new job board application, together with partners including BranchOut, Work4Labs, and Monster.com. Currently showing over 1.9 millions jobs, if you believe some of the media hype this could even signal the