It’s a fear that many professionals live with on a daily basis in the modern workplace; the idea that you may one day arrive at your desk, only to receive a company-wide email explaining that in a tough market, the Board has decided that it simply cannot justify the steady decline in profits.
It's easy, when considering a multi-national corporation such as Berkshire Hathaway or Royal Dutch Shell, to see large companies as a faceless monolith of financial input and output without considering the millions of small duties that contribute to its entirety.
When it comes to effective leadership, knowing that you command the respect of your employees is imperative to your success. Mutual respect between you and year team ultimately leads to more effective communication, greater employee satisfaction and greater productivity across the organisation.
The first message a recruiter sends can be the most important. It hopefully signals the start of a new relationship – one which is potentially beneficial for the recruiter and life-changing for the candidate.
Apprenticeships can be mutually beneficial for both company and apprentice, and whilst providing workplace education to a junior may be taxing, teaching a potential future employee your practices can result in a dedicated and highly talented worker.
Making your CV stand out from the crowd these days is challenging when you apply for a role, you are most likely competing with people who have very similar qualifications. If you are not having much luck to date, perhaps it is time to rethink your CV and approach it not as a candidate, but as an employer.