SHIFT – January 2022

Top Recruiting Trends for 2022 Appcast, a global leader in programmatic recruitment advertising technology and services, has issued its “Top Recruiting Trends for 2022” report. As organizations continue to navigate an unusual and unpredictable job market and employers struggle to meet hiring objectives, the report breaks down the latest labor and recruitment market trends, forecasts…

7 Must-Read Business Books for 2022

Gartner experts are known for their salient research and commentary around all things technology, business and strategy, aimed at empowering executives to make faster, smarter decisions. Each year they publish a list of books recommended by their experts. Each book on the list comes with a note from the expert highlighting its value to you…

Talent Partners – Project Co-Ordinator

Talent Partners – Building Winning Teams Are you someone who has a natural curiosity and enjoys making connections with people? Do you like helping others and having a positive influence on their lives?  Look no further. At Talent Partners we change lives by helping individuals and organizations become the best versions of themselves. Building and…

Company Culture

How Candidates Can Vet a Prospective Employer’s Culture

by Jessica Hollander-Torres As the World of Work continues to evolve, and the millennial generation rises in the ranks of the corporate world, more and more people want to work for companies whose beliefs and priorities align with their own.  Among other cultural considerations, diversity, equality, and inclusion (DE&I) are front and center today as…

Hand shake and resume

Interview Advice: How to Explain a COVID-19 Resume Gap

Throughout the past year, the World of Work has been turned upside down, impacting organizations and individuals alike. In May 2020, the Irish unemployment rate skyrocketed to 29.8% — 12 months later, as things slowly start to re-open and return to the new working world, the unemployment rate is still quite high, but has lowered to 21.9%…

Building a Team with a DE&I Focus

From an organizational perspective, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are about understanding, accepting, respecting, and encouraging what makes all of us unique. It’s about appreciating people’s different backgrounds, experiences, and viewpoints, and creating an environment where everyone can thrive.  Over the past two decades, a growing body of research has shown that doing the right…

Best Practices for Networking in the New, Hybrid World of Work.

Thanks to Nancy Halverson, our SVP Global Operations for MRINetwork for sharing her thoughts on the importance of networking in the new world of work. Enjoy the read. Like hiring, commuting, group brainstorming, and other aspects of the World of Work, networking has completely changed due to COVID-19. In some ways, the pandemic has made…

How to Have A Conversation With Your Team About Burnout

2020 was a tough year. In addition to impacting how we conduct our personal lives, the pandemic has drastically transformed the World of Work and, unfortunately, many employees are feeling burnt out as a result. To start with, many people have reached a point of general pandemic fatigue. This has gone on far much longer…