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.

Is There a Job Crisis? Yes – But These 10 Jobs Remain in Demand

Recessions can get ugly – especially for job seekers. While the world economy is generally thriving at the moment, there are pockets of slow growth here and there. This has made finding just the right job a challenge. Compounding the problem: What’s hot today, might chill tomorrow. Looking out at the job market in general,


In the Hunt for Talent, Flexibility Now Reigns Supreme

Deconstruction has become a buzzword as of late, particularly if you are a foodie and watch the Food Network as faithfully as I do. In the kitchen, the term means that cooks are essentially taking apart the traditional ingredients in a recipe and recombining them in a new way. When you are deconstructing food, you’re


Why Working Remotely Might Not be for Everyone

Remote working is now the preferred option for the latest generation of workers entering the workplace. To many, virtual employment reduces stress and adds flexibility to their busy lives. It also reduce costs and expenses for the individuals, too. But even workers nearing retirement age at the other end of the employment spectrum have caught


Here’s How Businesses Are Fighting to Hold onto Their Best Talent

Soft skills are the top priority for talent development leaders, according to a new study by LinkedIn Learning, the “2018 Workplace Learning Report,” which offers a holistic overview of learning in today’s workplace. “In the age of automation, adaptability rules,” said the report. “While maintaining technical fluency will be important, demand for soft skills will continue


How to Stand Out as a Job Applicant

It is a well-known fact that today’s job market is extremely competitive. HR professionals and hiring managers often face a daunting task when a position opens up and dozens, sometimes hundreds, of applications and resumes flood into their inbox. As a job applicant, the last thing you’ll want is to just blend in with everyone


A New Way to Hire

Every business wants to hire the best people and create successful teams. We all aim to attract candidates with the appropriate technical skills, relevant experience or education, and attitude. As job-seekers, we want to find rewarding positions that use our knowledge, pay us fairly, and make us feel valued. That’s been true for as long


Personal Branding – What Works and What Doesn’t

When executed well, a personal brand will help you articulate and bring to life your value story that can be shared with your network and potential employers. When executed poorly, a personal brand statement can ring false and gimmicky – a collection of slogans and catchphrases. So what should you do with personal branding? Let’s


How to Retain High Performing Employees

A strong focus on employee retention strategies is vital for any company that wants to keep high-performers engaged, motivated and loyal. This means taking time to understand people and their behaviors as well as identifying the engagement and reward strategies that will promote their happiness and loyalty, says Tara Finlay, co-founder of executive search firm Cornerstone


Why Virtual Assistants are All the Rage

Starting a business is not easy. It takes an idea, a joint effort of a few people, and most importantly, money. But if you have a small business that probably needs a few more years to flourish, getting virtual office assistant services is a good idea. Why virtual and not in-house assistance? The answer is


Six Leadership Megatrends Changing the Workplace

New data shows that what is most keeping C-level executives awake at night is their people strategies. According to a joint report by DDI, the Conference Board and EY, C-suite professionals rank developing “next gen” leaders and failure to attract and retain top talent as their biggest challenges. Only 14 percent of CEOs believe they have the leadership talent to


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