Hiring for ‘emotional intelligence’ is now a priority – Steve Slocombe, GRS

Steve Slocombe, founder of GRS Recruitment, the largest recruiter in Cyprus, talks about the latest trends in hiring, in an interview with the Cyprus Mail’s Careers Express. Slocombe notes the growing importance of ‘emotional intelligence.’ “I’d like to say we must never underestimate the importance and value of education, and educational qualifications. However, we have

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Is the Cyprus job market locked down?

What’s the state of the Cyprus job market today? We asked Katerina Andreou,  founder of HR innovate recruitment, to give us an update: What happened during the pandemic, and what’s happening as we emerge from it. “If we go back to march 2020, when we had the first lockdown, essentially, it seized the whole market.

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Let’s make 2021 count for women

In 2015, the 193 member countries of the United Nations came together to commit to 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal 5 focused on gender equality and set the ambitious target of achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls everywhere by 2030. World leaders at the UN General Assembly assess progress, look ahead to recovery, and

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Covid-19 – How will your company navigate the next normal?

Inspired By McKinsy Article – Reimagining The Way Businesses Operate (20-Nov-2020) Months after WHO declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, Executives around the world suggest a positive shift in economic sentiment as they said that economic conditions in their own countries will be better six months from now, according to the latest McKinsey Global Survey responses. What

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Technology from a ‘soft’ angle

Mankind has managed to shift from hunting its own food, to almost getting it delivered by drones. Undoubtedly, technology has the protagonist role in these evolutionary jumps and will continue to do so. That is why the most predictable answer to the question “what is the ‘must have’ skill of the preferred candidates today?” would

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