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Recruiting IT Talent: More people, less unicorns

By |2020-02-14T08:42:17+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: IT TALENT|

The IT department in organisations is no longer optional or a novelty. To survive, you need a qualified team at the forefront of new technologies and with a business vision to enhance operations and the future of the organisation. We agree that the demand for IT profiles is greater than the supply available, according to the [...]

IT Recruitment, the key to making it successful

By |2020-02-14T08:39:44+00:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: IT RECRUITMENT|

In today’s changing labour market, we face a reality described in a 2018 Randstad study, where 1,250,000 jobs in the IT sector have been created in the last 5 years. For recruiters, dealing with the IT recruitment can become a real challenge. What happens when we need to recruit areas of knowledge that we do not manage? Nonetheless, [...]

Transforming organisations into having agile cultures

By |2020-01-21T05:52:24+00:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: AGILISM|

The current labour market demands the incorporation of agile methodologies to processes. However, their implementation doesn’t adapt to all projects. A company’s organisational culture and level of maturity can influence that implementation. In this sense, transformation processes are not immediate. On the contrary, they take many years and resources, since both traditional and agile elements coexist [...]

Agile Culture in selection processes: Agile Recruiting

By |2020-01-16T10:09:00+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: AGILISM|

Agile methodologies are becoming a driving force for change within organisations. What started with software development has expanded to different areas of the company and, finally, to the Human Resources department. The People Management area is beginning to use digital transformation for its recruitment processes. So let’s talk a bit about what Agile Recruiting is. First of all, [...]

Towards a diverse organisational culture

By |2020-01-14T11:06:42+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE|

“Companies with diverse teams have more possibilities of success than those with homogeneous teams,” explains María Ballesteros, manager at Hays Mexico. It’s about being free, creating a culture that starts with leaders and reaches the entire organisation, where the sense of diversity and inclusion is allowed, as happens in life. When we talk about cultural diversity in [...]

Blind Recruitment: Building diverse organisations

By |2020-01-14T11:07:12+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: BLIND RECRUITMENT|

The organisation of the present and the future is diverse: gender, ethnicity, culture, age, professional path. All these elements, previously taken for granted, are at the fore-front in selection processes, with policies that support these practices and increasingly more tools that fulfil this need of the 21st century society.  Hiring new talent is a complex process itself. However, when [...]

Human Resources trends for 2020

By |2020-01-14T11:07:46+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: 2020 TRENDS|

During 2019, understanding the weight that talent managers decisions has on the organisation’s culture transformation was crucial. In 2020, this won’t be any different, and they will even be the ultimate people responsible for selecting the technological talent which will mark the processes within the company or industry. According to a study carried out by the [...]

CHECK OUT THE MOST READ BLOG POSTS OF 2019

By |2019-12-20T12:16:11+00:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: THE MOST READ BLOG POSTS OF 2019|

(Part two) 2019 brought change on how many perceive Human Resources; members of HR teams and departments took a leading and active role in the search of efficient talent management, and this is what we spoke about during the year on our blog: trends, good practices and case discussions from experts’ perspectives. Let’s go through the [...]

CHECK OUT THE MOST READ BLOG POSTS OF 2019

By |2019-12-20T12:08:06+00:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: THE MOST READ BLOG POSTS OF 2019|

(Part One) 2019 brought change on how many perceive Human Resources; members of HR teams and departments took a leading and active role in the search of efficient talent management, and this is what we spoke about during the year on our blog: trends, good practices and case discussions from experts’ perspectives. Let’s go through the [...]

How to reach the flow state?

By |2019-12-20T11:59:47+00:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: STATE OF FLOW, THE MOST READ BLOG POSTS OF 2019|

The flow state takes place when we connect with the activity we do and stay in a space where it seems that time stops.  This term is associated with Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, as part of the philosophy of positive psychology.  Below are some tips to reach this state of connection:  – Do something you are passionate about  The flow [...]