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.
We all have wishes and we all do a lot of planning to make those wishes come true. However, as they say, ‘You do not plant the seed and eat the fruit the same day’.
Recent campaigns are (hopefully) helping us become more aware of the world we live in and the environment around us in order to reduce, reuse and recycle our waste. But have we ever thought of what we could manage to achieve if we reduce the time we waste on a day-to-day basis?
For the majority of workers, experiencing a bit of job related stress comes as no surprise.
Many individuals thrive on the minor stress that comes from a tight deadline or difficult project, but the presence of excessive stress can often lead to serious mental and physical health difficulties for employees.
Effective leaders remain vigilant for signs of excessive stress in their employees, and offer coping strategies to ensure their success in the workplace.
When you think about your career, how do you define it? What do you mean when you think about your “career”?
The traditional definition of a career is “an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life and with opportunities for progress.” This definition restricts your focus to jobs that can be considered formal occupations, and as you will see in a minute, this is quite limiting.
To get the most out of LinkedIn, it’s important to make your LinkedIn profile as comprehensive and compelling as possible. This enables recruiters to find you when they are sourcing candidates because your profile includes details on your job qualifications, employment history, education, skills, and experience. This is something you want to do especially if you’re looking for accounting jobs in Malta.
In addition, your LinkedIn profile can increase your visibility online and help you build a professional brand that showcases your background to prospective employers. Having your LinkedIn profile updated at all times, may facilitate by applying for vacancies online and uploading your LinkedIn profile with your application online.