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Featuring some of the industry’s sharpest minds and most curious folk, our blogs are written by Talent people for Talent people. Prepare to be challenged, inspired, entertained and educated.

It’s time to STOP relying on the CV

In 1482, Da Vinci drafted his skills onto a document and submitted it to the Duke. Who, at the time, was searching for military engineers.  Yep, you guessed it. That was the first-ever CV. Da Vinci was submitting his skillset to a prospective employer. And even though...

Is it still a candidate-driven market?

Is it still a candidate-driven market? Overall yes. I think it is. But not like it was. Prior to March 2020, we were experiencing low unemployment rates, and candidate availability, to the extent we hadn't seen since the 1970s.  Roles would be posted with even the...

It’s time to throw your performance management in the bin

It was around 10 years ago now that big organisations like Accenture and Adobe decided they had had enough of annual reviews and forced ranking. So they set upon a path to redesign both how they manage performance and how they reward and financially recognise that...