As a specialist in the Product Management recruitment space, it’s been really interesting to see how the market is continuing to change in an ever-evolving space. Over the last 12 months specifically, I have tested a number of hypotheses and gathered extensive candidate and client feedback – this blog highlights some key findings that have helped a large number of my clients to manage their interview processes more effectively. To save you time, I have highlighted the 3 most common obstacles that you are likely to face when making an offer.
Previously, interim professionals were seen as a temporary solution to organisations’ hiring needs, and in some respects even holding a negative connotation. However, with the digital landscape evolving at an ever-accelerated pace, we are finding more and more businesses are turning to interim professionals to help drive their business forward.
So, you’ve done the hard bit, you’ve decided to capitalise on the gap in your market; market research completed, notice handed in, wrote the 5-year plan, secured the finances and ready to reach for the stars. In the digital age we live in, it’s easy to just think you can hire someone to build your website in a few weeks and job done. However, it isn’t always that simple…
Undoubtedly, video content is on the rise, aggressively becoming the go-to promotion tool now used by the majority of businesses, regardless of industry. But is it really worth what it’s cracked up to be? The answer, yes. Not only because everyone’s doing it, but because video is one of the most engaging and profitable tools out there.
The best Data Analysts are extremely hard to find and are worth their weight in gold to a variety of businesses. Throughout 2018, the demand for Data Analysts soared, as more companies started and continued to embrace the importance of analytics within business.
With the New Year only a few days away, it’s that time of year to put your feet up and look back on everything you’ve done (or haven’t done) over the past 12 months. It’s always good to reflect and even better to start thinking about how to up your game for the following year!
Christmas is truly right around the corner. With the mince pies ready for Santa himself and the presents beginning to stack around the Christmas tree, it’s that time of year where EastEnders is put on the back burner and no passing second goes without watching a Christmas film every evening.
Being one of the first 2 graduates a business hires was always going to be daunting. Making that jump from student life to working life felt huge at the time, probably not helped by the two-day gap in between! But the business you choose to join plays a huge part in how you find that transition, and I do feel like I made the right decision for me in joining 3Search.
It is crucial to remember that the stage of the interview where the employer puts down their pen and asks “do you have any questions for us?” is not the end of the interview. Remember: you’re being assessed from the moment you step into the organisation’s building until the moment you leave (I’ve known hiring managers ask receptionists for feedback on a candidate before and after a meeting!). The stage of the interview where you get to question the employer can be just as important as the earlier phase of the discussion.