11 Mar 2021

We're far from returning to life as we knew it before the pandemic. From mass layoffs to mass hiring, from remote working to hybrid working, talent leaders turned to a variety of business continuity and people management strategies to survive in the pandemic. The most fundamental changes, such as the introduction of flexible working and the expansion of company-sponsored health benefi...

11 Mar 2021

Open-ended questions 'provide highly accurate way of measuring candidate's abilities' When it comes to the most popular interview questions, “Tell me about yourself” comes out on top with hiring professionals, according to a recent survey. Six in 10 recruiters say that’s their number one choice, followed by “Tell me about a challenge or conflict you faced at work, and how did you d...

11 Mar 2021

Unmanageable workloads, lack of manager support partly to blame: survey Many workers are experiencing burnout these days – and employers are largely to blame, finds a survey. More than six in 10 (61 per cent) working professionals in the U.S. said they experienced burnout in 2020. The top reason? An unmanageable workload (25.3 per cent) followed by insufficient rewards (15.7 per...