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.

Seven Qualities of a Perfect Candidate

It’s important to recruit executives that possess the right qualities to steer organizations 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. “We have had the opportunity to work on hundreds of searches over the years and during that time, we


Why Trust is the Most Critical Ingredient to a Successful Search

Of all the elements that go into an executive search, the most important is trust, according to Price Harding, founding partner of CarterBaldwin Executive Search, in a new report. “Interestingly, there may not be anything in our lives that is more foundational to both business and personal relationships than trust and yet, for most of us,


Why Your Board Needs a CHRO

Few would argue against the vital importance of a strong business strategy in establishing direction and planning growth for a company. Strategy, however, represents only half the formula for corporate success. Without a forward-looking human resources plan – a subset of the business strategy designed to maintain and engage the people required to execute the


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


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