Phaidon International, the global micro-specialist recruitment group, is pleased to announce positive financial results for FY2015/16.
Many professionals are now considering contracting at some point in their career. The numerous benefits afforded by this way of working include flexible working environments, tax break benefits, and increased compensation. There are however also a number of considerations to take into account before accepting work on a contract basis.
As a result of the above trends, a number of candidates are considering contract positions or are looking to continue contracting for longer.
2016 was a particularly turbulent year for the financial markets. Beginning with a freefall in Chinese Equities which sent the investment world into panic mode, June brought the unexpected vote for Brexit and the year has ended with the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. UK FIFX & Equities: End of Year Report & Salary Survey 2017.
When looking to expand a team or fill a position, employers often look to what they know best…the types of candidates they have hired in the past. However, hiring managers need to rethink the confines of the usual candidate profile...
When hiring niche or rare talent you’re faced with several challenges...
There’s good news for companies and hiring managers looking to expand their teams - The number of candidates looking to change jobs and expand their career prospects is growing.
Second only to the stress of finding a new job comes the stress of having to resign. Individuals seeking a new challenge to their career can often forget the importance of handling a resignation correctly if they have a new job secured – but conducting a resignation professionally is just as important as appearing professional in an interview; and when handled poorly it can taint an individual’s professional future.
Many working professionals believe that more money equates to a better job. This needs addressing; there are a myriad of other aspects that should be considered before accepting a job offer, as accepting for purely monetary reasons is leading to many candidates feeling discontented in their new position.
As if a job interview wasn’t stressful enough, we learn that employers make decisions about job applicants in less than seven minutes (six minutes and 25 seconds, to be precise). Here are seven ways to ensure you make those 385 seconds count – for all the right reasons.
Canada’s economy has always boasted some seriously enviable credentials including a strong economy backed by a highly regulated financial sector. That being said, the Canadian economy is currently at a crossroads. The country has narrowly dodged a recession and many are predicting an uncertain future if the housing market bubble bursts. But is the concern about the impact such a ‘bubble’ could have on the banking sector really justified?