Author: Eleanor Mckenzie – Robocore Press Officer Psychometric testing is a standardised and scientific method designed to objectively assess a candidate's suitability for a particular role based on their cognitive capability…
Author: Eleanor Mckenzie – Robocore Press Officer The pandemic forced many employers to reimagine the workplace, especially once working from home (WFH) became a norm that a significant number of…
Menopause is an inescapable part of being born with the female reproductive system. For the majority of women it occurs in their 50s, but the start of the process, the perimenopause, often begins in the mid to late forties. Some women go through it even earlier, and a surgically induced menopause can occur at any age if the woman has endometriosis or fibroids and/or needs a hysterectomy.
During the pandemic, remote hiring was a necessity. However, it has apparently spawned some ‘awkward moments’ when employees returned to the office. The Guardian reported examples of these, attributing them to ‘poor cultural fit’, which raises questions for employers hiring remotely.
‘The Great Resignation’ is a post-lockdown trend that employers need to be conscious of. In the past, they may have been overwhelmed by job applications, but now they are desperately looking for candidates to apply, and they need to offer them working conditions that are acceptable.
Now that it seems remote working has become an accepted trend, companies are taking the next step in testing out remote hiring. However, as Omnipresent, an Employer of record (EOR) company suggests in its report How do employers in different countries feel about employing remotely in 2021?, not all countries wish to embrace it.
Development, Security and Operations (DevSecOps) is an approach to software security and development that is usually undertaken as part of a larger Transformation Program. With DevSecOps, security is introduced early in the software development life cycle (SDLC), which allows teams to address security issues as fast as they would normally tackle issues with software development.
Research shows that companies with a strong Diversity and Inclusion culture outperform those that don’t. An Accenture report ‘Getting to Equal: The Disability Inclusion Advantage’ shows that US businesses championing Disability Inclusion were “two times more likely to outperform their peers in terms of total shareholder returns compared with the rest of the sample,” and that those companies working on improving their inclusion policies reported total shareholder returns that outperformed their industry peers by 53 percent.
As the world emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic, the mining industry is one sector that is showing a dynamic increase in activity. According to a series of reports on studies on the mining sector in 2021, this is due to several well-defined factors, such as an increase in commodity prices, a rising demand for raw materials for battery production and a number of Mergers and Acquisitions. But while these are opportunities, there have also been challenges to overcome, especially in recruiting for roles that were previously ‘Fly In Fly Out’, but now need to be residential.
Robocore has a Construction Industry recruitment team led by Senior Managing Partner, Hanley Eastwood. Hanley, Sandra and Kudzi explain why they became recruiters in this sector and why being a part of Robocore and using its technology is important to their future business plans.