Do your problem solving skills outweigh your CV work experience?

{ Do your problem solving skills outweigh your CV work experience? }

Posted by {Erica Brock} 05.11.14

Candidates inform recruitment consultants about their strong dislike for writing and preparing their resumé or CV on an almost daily basis. We hear you! Resumés are currently a critical part of the recruitment process but on many occasions are not the most effective or efficient way of finding the right candidate for a job. Resumés allow a candidate to provide a snapshot of their experience with the belief that their past experience will be the best predictor of their future performance, but how does a candidate demonstrate their skills if they have not yet been successful in securing the right job?

The Bottom Line

{ The Bottom Line }

Posted by {Sarah Fitzgerald} 03.11.14

We are pleased to present our third edition of The Bottom Line, a quarterly newsletter style publication with a market snapshot and other pieces of interest in the accounting and finance arena. We welcome your feedback on any information you would like to see in our quarterly editions. Click here to read the third edition of The Bottom Line.

How to increase the budget for your marketing department

{ How to increase the budget for your marketing department }

Posted by {Liana Callaghan} 30.10.14

Marketing departments are seen as critical to the business, however the ROI is sometimes not validated by other departments within the organisation. This article suggests that to increase budget, marketing professionals need to start legitimising the company’s investment by swapping vague terms such as brand equity and market share, replacing this with terms based around forecasting, revenue analytics, KPI’s and margin analysis to grow their influence within the organisation. So how do you validate the marketing department to your colleagues to get a bigger piece of the pie? Read more here.

4 ways to stop people wasting your time

{ 4 ways to stop people wasting your time }

Posted by {Emma Mirls} 29.10.14

The scourge of modern business life, people who waste our time. Sometimes it’s hard to escape but there are four tips that may help you. These four tips include; State your preferred method of communication, prepare an agenda for meetings, police guest lists, and force others to prepare. To understand more about these great tips for your working day read more here.