Career Insights

Ezayo has one of the most comprehensive global news networks in the talent management field. Our primary news feed – ‘Insights’ – provides up-to-the-minute coverage on a sector that is highly evolving and in transition. Ezayo editorial staff monitors the latest trends in careers via articles, surveys and podcasts. Here is some of our latest thinking.

9 Reasons Why I Declined The Job Offer

The candidate told me the story, why he decided to decline the attractive job offer from one of the big guns in the business. The story started when he one day got a call from a talent acquisition officer of the company. Months and months later he was offered the job – but to the


The 5 People Who Will Never Get a Raise

Over my 30-year professional career, including more than a decade as a CEO of a publicly traded company, I’ve seen and heard it all. Probably you’ll recognize these characters too—they’re the five people who will never get a raise. Indirect Irene: Sends the boss an email that hints about wanting to discuss something. Or, leaves a voicemail:


The Top 5 Reasons Why the 2019 Job Market Will Be Even Better Than Last Year

We’ve enjoyed 99 straight months of job gains, with an average of more than 200,000 jobs created each month. Many pundits claim that this pace of growth cannot possibly be sustained. Some are even predicting a recession before 2020. But that is far from inevitable. On the contrary, the labor market improvements of the past


Talent Shortage or Just Short-Sighted Recruiting?

Articles about today’s talent shortage seem to be popping up everywhere, which is not surprising when unemployment in the U.S. is at its lowest since 1969. And with over 6 million jobs remaining vacant each month, the looming retirement of baby boomers will undoubtedly escalate the war for talent and cause employers to rethink their


How to Improve Your Candidate Screening Process

Recruiting in a candidate driven market can be tricky. With the help of developing technologies like artificial intelligence, automation and mobile applications, candidates can apply to multiple positions at many different organizations in no time at all. With candidates applying to more places more quickly, you either keep up or miss out on the ones


Why AI Isn’t The Enemy – Your Competition Is

Undoubtedly, there’s a lot of fear around the recent advancements we have made in artificial intelligence. But how frightened should we really be? There are fears of the unknown in terms of exactly how advanced AI can get, or fears of misuse by those with the wrong social priorities. Those are complex topics for another


Why Big Data Analytics is Key to Smarter Recruiting in AI

Chances are, the next hire you will make is checking their mobile device, using a wireless network, or running social media software—right now. For you, that means constant streams of information you can use in order to find and hire the best candidates for your open positions. Over the past decade, companies have seized on


How AI Will Make Your Strategic Sourcing Intuitive

Sourcing talent in recruiting can be a lot like sleuthing, especially when there’s so much competition to find great talent. It has often required creative and exhaustive research skills, and finding talent through social networking sites or job board resume databases—and even harder to reach places like conference participant lists or alumni associations. There are


How AI Will Decrease Your Time to Hire and Save You Money

Hiring is a complicated, resource-intensive process. This is not news to you. Finding a better way is always on the agenda, because who doesn’t want to work smarter? The trick is finding the right processes to streamline because you don’t want to sacrifice the needs of your company or the quality of your hires for the sake


Picking The Right AI Recruitment Technology For You

If you’re looking to increase the efficiency of your HR team and boost this year’s effective performance metrics, you’ll need to address the potential pain points that may be adversely affecting your organization’s ability to operate at its peak potential. Then, once you get a handle on your needs, your goal should be to find


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