Higher Education Vs. Experience: Why it’s Time to Ditch the Attachment to Degrees When Evaluating Candidates

Leading companies across the United States are dropping their requirements of a bachelor’s degree for vacant positions. The list of companies following this practice is now pretty extensive, with big hitters such as Google, Tesla, Netflix, and even IBM all dropping their university degree requirements for applicants. These are some of the most successful companies… Read more »

7 Tips for Remote Hiring and Onboarding

The events of 2020 have permanently altered the recruitment landscape. Rather than COVID-19 forcing companies into temporary changes, the vast majority of adaptations are here to stay. According to the research firm Gartner, 74% of companies will permanently shift to more remote work post-COVID. Thus, as an employer, you’ll have to get used to a new… Read more »

How to Remain Productive While Working from Home

With the events of the last three months culminating in a third of the world’s population under lockdown, many of you will be spending much more time working from home while we collectively wait for the coronavirus to pass. But the question of how you, as well as your employees, remain productive during self-isolation is a… Read more »

The Importance of Retraining and Reskilling Employees with AI and Automation on the Rise

The need for continual investment into employee training and reskilling has never been greater. According to a recently published IBM report, 120 million workers in the world’s 12 largest economies will need to be reskilled over the next three years as a result of automation and AI-driven innovation alone. That’s before even mentioning the fact that 7… Read more »

How to Hire and Retain Top Talent

It’s becoming increasingly difficult for companies to both hire and retain top talent. Nearly half of all employers are struggling to fill positions with candidates that have the necessary talents for the role. Which means when a talented individual does come along, they are likely to be fielding several simultaneous offers. Given these difficult hiring… Read more »