AI and Recruiting – threat or opportunity?

Posted on June 6, 2019 by Addy Lee
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Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic today in research. With applications mushrooming, scientists and entrepreneurs are beginning to make sense of finding a place for AI in recruitment now… Artificial Intelligence could be generally categorized into three levels: weak, medium or strong. Weak AI represents bots like AlphaGo, which simply obeys the rules set by…

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What organizations need today and 2025

Posted on May 27, 2019 by BlueSteps Career Services
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AESC, the parent organization of BlueSteps recently released it’s latest report Executive Talent 2025. It includes insights from 2,000+ business leaders, candidates, and executive talent advisors on key business challenges for today and the next five years. Learn about the most critical issues revealed by business leaders to strengthen your talent strategy and gain competitive…

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7 “Must Do’s” before you commence your new Executive role

Posted on May 20, 2019 by Bill Sakellaris
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You’ve been waiting anxiously and the promised job offer has finally arrived. The position is a significant step up – the organisation, a leader in its field. The new role is a stretch but everything about the hiring process confirmed that you are ready. Failure is not an option. To fall short with such a…

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Want to build a positive workplace culture? Focus on meaningful relationships.

Posted on May 10, 2019 by BlueSteps Career Services
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During the workweek, we may spend more time with our colleagues than we do our families. That’s a lot of time! Why not enjoy it? We know that our work life is a direct contributor to our overall happiness. What we might not realize is just how important our relationships are at work. Not just…

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How five C-Suite roles are being reshaped by Business 4.0

Posted on April 18, 2019 by BlueSteps Career Services
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Industry 4.0 has now given way to “Business 4.0,” the current global business environment generated by the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Business 4.0 extends beyond the industrial sector to encompass all sectors, from financial and professional services to health care and consumer goods. So great is its influence, Business 4.0 is reshaping the…

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Skills versus Passion. What makes a better Board?

Posted on April 5, 2019 by Sandra Brown
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Traditionally Not-for-Profit boards have been largely comprised of people with a passion for the cause or a personal connection to the organisation. Manifest examples in Australia are Jeff Kennett’s work with Beyond Blue (he is the former Chair and Founder of the organisation, now chaired by former Prime Minister, Julia Gillard) or Rosie Batty of…

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Creating an environment for innovation

Posted on March 14, 2019 by Johannes Burghold
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Charles Darwin is long remembered for informing us, based on years of study as a naturalist and biologist, that it is not the strongest of the species that survives, but rather, the one most adaptable to change. At least partly for this reason, business owners and global executive leaders rather predictably call for significant innovation…

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Why the candidate experience matters more than ever – and how to improve it

Posted on March 7, 2019 by Steven Pezim

As any company looking for top talent knows, today’s candidates are in the driver’s seat. With the unemployment rate at a 40-year low in Canada and an ever-tightening labour market, employers need to stand out from competitors that have also hung the proverbial “help wanted” sign. One of the most effective ways to differentiate and…

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Has it been years since your last job search? How to organize and spend your time wisely.

Posted on February 20, 2019 by BlueSteps Career Services
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If it’s been longer than 5 years since you’ve dipped your toes in the job search waters, it’s important to understand that some key components of the job hunt have changed. As an Executive Resume Writer, I can attest that there’s more to it than refreshing your resume (even if you have your resume professionally…

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How to navigate a major career transition on your Executive Resume/CV

Posted on February 14, 2019 by BlueSteps Career Services
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Is it time to pivot out of the functional area or industry you’ve been working within? There is no doubt that expanding your horizons in terms of functional expertise or industry can amplify your career prospects and make you a more attractive hire for the broader perspective you’ll bring. But getting over the first hurdle…

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