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.

What Are the Traits of an Ideal Executive?

From biotech and machine learning to cryptocurrencies and ride-sharing, our economy is in a state of flux. As such, it’s critical to recruit executives that possess the right qualities to steer businesses through uncharted waters. The best leaders have a strong portfolio of future-oriented and change-ready skills that enable them to keep responding to fluctuating market demands. Perhaps

4 Tips for Creating Candidate Experiences That Improve the Bottom Line

In a way, business is like sports — organizations with the best talent nearly always win. The challenge is finding the superstars and convincing them to join your team. To effectively recruit for the C-suite, it takes creativity, dedication and a firm commitment to quality. Unfortunately, most companies approach hiring the way they have for

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

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