“Recruitment is a nightmare!” I heard this phrase from both sides of the story – clients who cannot fill that blessed role which has been open for more than 3 months, and candidates who want to change jobs but cannot seem to find that position which strikes the right balance between seniority and remuneration package.
One of the questions you may get asked during the interview process is ‘why are you the best candidate for this role?’. This is fairly common for people looking for banking jobs in Malta. It’s good to prepare an answer for this beforehand so you’re not stumped when the question is presented to you!
Of course yes. Recruitment is ever changing nowadays, competition is increasing in Malta and the demand is bigger than the supply with a huge shortfall.
Picture the scenario – you apply for an office administration job and are extremely happy to get an interview after submitting a test or presentation you’ve worked really hard on. The recruiter tells you they will be in touch. You wait and you wait… but you do not hear from them. You try chasing up, send emails, give a call, but receive no feedback.
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Imagine this scenario – You are experiencing growth within your team and need to recruit. You post a new vacancy on social media, share it within a few groups and contact a couple of recruiters to widen your options. You start receiving the first applications and you invite and interview a number of applicants. You make an offer to the best one and after some negotiation you get the candidate’s approval. You prepare the welcome pack and make sure that on the first day of your new recruit, you block a couple of hours on your calendar so that you give the necessary attention to the newcomer and possibly post a photo on the company’s social media page.
In today’s world, where everything is becoming digitalised, technology is having an important impact on human interaction and engagement. Don’t get me wrong, I am not demonising technology since thanks to advancement in technology we can save ourselves time by sorting out a number of tasks from one place and one device – whether it’s booking tickets to a show or buying things online, keeping ourselves updated through news portals and improving our communication through social networking sites and video conferencing. We are more connected than ever but yet we still feel disconnected. Why is that?
Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba, sees serious change on the horizon. In the next 30 years, artificial intelligence will outpace human knowledge, leading to job loss, the billionaire tells CNBC’s David Faber. “This is what to study if you want a high-paying job in the future” said Jack Ma.
Blockchain, Fintech, Artificial Intelligence, National Space Strategy, Internet of Things – these are some of the current popular terms within the local Maltese community given Malta has been pushing itself to be the innovation hub of today for the economy of tomorrow. Malta has positioned itself on the map by becoming the first country to adopt regulation in the field of blockchain and crypto currencies. However, its efforts have not stopped there.