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.

How to Find Executive Leaders in a Candidate-Driven Market

Across the board, in every industry, today’s candidate-driven market is fueled by growing demand for top talent against a landscape of short supply. What led to this tight marketplace is explained in a new report by executive search firm Slayton Search Partners, which also offers suggestions to help companies attract the best talent. “It’s almost as if

TALENT WINS: The New Playbook for Putting People First

Written for CEOs and all leaders across organizations, the newly released ‘TALENT WINS: The New Playbook for Putting People First’ provides a much-needed framework for transforming how companies acquire, manage, and deploy talent for today’s agile, digital, analytical, technologically driven environment. The book is co-authored by Dennis Carey, a Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) vice chairman and co-leader

Why Cultural Fit is Vital to Employee Success

Do you remember that little wooden puzzle platform you had as a child – the one with the square, circle, rectangle, and star-shaped cut-outs and the wooden pieces to match? Perhaps it was just such a puzzle that taught you the valuable lesson that you cannot fit a square peg into a round hole. It

How to Survive and Thrive in the Executive Job Market!

While the majority of professionals obsess over their CV / resume and then position it on executive job boards and in front of executive recruiters, the minority explore opportunities in the ‘hidden job market.’ This is the place where high-probability career opportunities always exist before ever being advertised or positioned by executive search firms. Finding

5 Hiring Traps That Can Sabotage Your Entire Recruitment Process

Recruiters receive truckloads of resumes to scan every day, and that can add immense frustration to the beginning of any job recruitment cycle. Given that business processes directly depend on the quality of hires, there is no room to bring people on board who don’t deliver on day one. It’s therefore critical to make sure

What Recruiters Look for When Hiring

According to MENA Recruitment Consultants, professional recruiters follow a stringent screening process to ensure the selection of only the most talented candidates. They will also look for certain qualities in candidates that they deem important for a specific position or company, and that makes them stand out from other applicants. But which particular qualities do

Top HR Leaders Say Companies Are Unprepared to Replace Them

Only 50 percent of chief human resources officers believe that their companies have a ready-now successor should they leave their job, according to a new survey of almost 400 CHROs and HR leaders by Salveson Stetson Group, a Hunt Scanlon Media Ranked Top 50 Healthcare and Life Sciences search firm. While eight out of 10 of those surveyed

Lose the Resume, Land the Job

It is a well-known fact that today’s job market is extremely competitive. As a job applicant, the last thing you’ll want is to just blend in with everyone else. There are many ways that a job candidate can showcase their talents and skills that will bring their application front and center. Giving hiring managers a

Employee Coaching 101: Everything You Need to Know

When basketball players need to reverse a game gone bad, they turn to their coach. When e-sports athletes prepare for a big match, they turn to their coach. When startup founders need to upgrade their business plan, they turn to their coach or mentor. But what about your employees  – do they have a coach

Top 3 Traits International Recruiters Are Seeking

Working internationally can have profound benefits, from swift advancement through your chosen career path to development of additional skills that prove invaluable back home. However, international recruiters are notoriously hard to impress, and for good reason. Failure rates among overseas assignments are high. To negate these issues, recruiters routinely put candidates through rigorous hiring processes

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