Future possible post - COVID19 improved economic times may result in significant job-market turbulence. Typically, when the economy picks up after a few down years, the employment floodgates open as new job opportunities emerge and workers flee their jobs for greener pastures.
Imagine what would it be like if you did not have to fill that vacant board member position? Well, the reality is a slot has been open for months and time is running out. The pressure is on and you are the go-to person. The process of establishing a qualified pool of board member candidates can be an intimidating task.
IT IS AN OLD adage that a business’ most valuable assets are its people. This is probably truer today than it has ever been. So have you got the right people? Are they motivated? Do they know what they are doing? Do they know how to do it? Do you have the right physical environment conducive to success?
The short time you spend at a job interview could have a dramatic effect on your career prospects. It is therefore important that you perform well, because no matter how good your career record is to date, the employment interview remains an important step towards achieving ambitions.
We’ve all heard of the X Factor and I'm sure that conjures up several images. But with reference to general staffing and skills shortages, which seem to be an issue for many organisations, we wonder whether enough time has been spent in actually understanding the generation differences within our markets?
Few occasions are more stressful in work than when you have to tell a colleague that he or she no longer has a job. Ranked by psychologists as the third most stressful situation we are likely to face in life, job loss is becoming a greater and greater reality as the recession bites.
The war for talent, the shortage of qualified staff, the poor education system, the poor level of training, the low level of English fluency and of course the lack of initiative from candidates are constant ‘complaints’ from multinational and International companies in Thailand. Indeed companies all over the world even with high unemployment rates regularly compl
THE CRY ACROSS Thailand these days is that we have plenty of work to do but not enough trained people to do it. We won’t solve this problem and we should be taking on unskilled people and training them up to solve the long-term problem. In the meantime, you need to consider how you might keep the good people you have. Employees are like customers to your busines
There are many people looking for jobs today. Finding the right person for the right kind of job is very important. The person must be committed to the job and be loyal to the company providing the job.
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1. Don’t use the ‘standardized’ resume format produced by many of the more popular online job sites. Your resume is personal and should reflect as much as possible as to who you are. By all means use the online system format in order to take advantage of the website’s job matching capabilities but make sure you attach a copy of your personalized resume to the
As a result of COVID-19 pandemic crisis, many businesses are reviewing costs and one of the measures under consideration may include reduction of the workforce. In accordance with Thai Labour Laws, making staff redundant owing to financial reasons or as a result of the recession is considered to be “termination without cause” and therefore subject to severance pay
As recruiters, our job and our daily interactions involve two sides of any industry we work in – the ‘candidate and the client’, or the individuals in a given market place seeking a new challenge or otherwise and the companies and businesses that we work with and /or aim to work with.
The letter that accompanies a candidate’s resume should be precise and to the point.
Many candidate’s letters begin: “Dear Sir/Madam.” This salutation indicates an applicant who has done so little research on the company that they don’t know to whom to address the letter. An inauspicious start.
There are many advantages to using an executive recruiter. Generally speaking, an executive recruiter is a highly skilled individual who is able to properly identify the right to take the helm in a managerial team or head a said team gap.