In comparison to 2015, which saw M&A hit levels not seen since 2007, 2016 was a much more challenging year for M&A. The UK referendum caused huge amounts of uncertainty in the first half of the year as dealmakers targeting the UK were reluctant to come to market. Download the full European M&A: End of Year Report & Salary Survey 2017.
Upon reaching Senior Executive level, the number of opportunities available for career development begins to decrease, while the competition increases. As you reach the competitive leadership positions, it’s vital to differentiate yourself from the other candidates in the market. With a recruiter, on the other hand, you will receive information about the relevant roles in the market and receive timely, direct feedback. The recruiter acts as a representative for both you and the hiring company; helping to improve the communication process, as well ensuring that the companies you are interested are also a good cultural fit for you. There are several benefits a specialist recruiter can offer when looking for new opportunities, now or in the future.
Sourcing the right talent at the right time can prove arduous for any company. But the process becomes even more challenging when you work within a niche industry or sector. In these situations, a specialist recruiter can help find the perfect candidate for a hard to fill role. There are several benefits a specialist recruiter can offer when looking to find niche talent.
The contractor market is highly competitive. In order to be successful, you must become adept at marketing oneself in order to find your next contract opportunity. Interviews are a vital part of the hiring process for contractors, so it’s important to hone your technique in order to get the most value from any potential opportunities. In reality, it’s not always the best qualified contractors who secure the most lucrative contracts; it’s the ones who are best at marketing themselves to prospective employers – and the interview is a key touchpoint in this process.
Diversity should be a key priority within every organisation. Studies suggest workplaces with a diverse mix of talent achieve better fiscal results than their less diverse counterparts. To mark International Women’s Day this year, we’re highlighting some of the reasons why it’s so important to attract, retain and advance female talent in today’s modern workplace.
Personal branding is centred on the idea that each of us is a brand with our own ‘customers’ to engage. We build our brand with the goal that these people will ‘invest’ in us our aims and ultimately our careers.
Diversity is an important directive for the recruitment industry in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Despite a number of imperatives focused on attracting more diverse talent, the percentage of minority talent in these areas have plateaued, with levels similar to those seen in 2001.
In light of the turbulent political landscape and forthcoming regulatory reforms, we take a look at the some of the most important issues facing the US markets right now as well as some of the key issues likely to impact Chicago’s trading market.
How to Present your Professional Profile Resume Writing Advice Most applicants view the concept of updating a resume with dread. There is so much conflicting information about best practice that there is often a large degree of uncertainty as to how best to present your professional profile.
As we progress into Q1 of 2017, the investment market appears strong, with plenty of new areas of investment emerging despite the unprecedented political, economic and social factors of 2016. With this in mind, we have taken a predictive look at how the market may perform and change over the next 12 months by considering four key areas.
Cybersecurity consistently dominates headlines, where attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated, frequent and ambitious. From last year’s Democratic Party email leaks to the huge data breach at Yahoo, it appears no one – and no industry – is completely safe from the threat of cybercrime.