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What do recruiters need to know about AI?

Artificial intelligence is the future. If we believe the current conversations it’s set to both take jobs from us and make our lives easier, but what’s the real impact of an automated future? The news is split with some headlines praising advancements and the others proclaiming we can’t compete with this technology when it comes to employability. As with most updates to technology, knowledge is power and by understanding what the impact will be, you’re more likely to be able to tackle it head-on. So, how could it affect our current jobs market and recruitment techniques?

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By David Gee Published: August 31, 2018

Are you work-ready? Stand out from the candidate crowd with these five attributes

It’s no secret: breaking into the job market is tiresome work. The mountain of unanswered applications may even leave you disheartened and wondering just what constitutes the perfect candidate.

But it is simpler than you might think. To be the best entails constant improvement, self-inspection and doing your research. It means building on your skills and being committed to improvement and moving forward. No one stumbles into their dream role accidently and everyone you admire or wish to emulate was once stood exactly where you are right now.

 

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By David Gee
Published: January 11, 2017

Is postgraduate study a good investment for international students?

In medieval universities, courses took 12 years to complete. Luckily, postgraduate study doesn’t take that long any more. Lasting anywhere between one year and six years (MBA and PhD respectively), postgraduate degrees follow undergraduate courses and can offer an unparalleled and highly specialised insight into your sector of choice.

 

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By David Gee
Published: January 09, 2017

Salaries to rise in India, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Singapore

2017 is forecast to be an excellent year for Asian salaries and hiring practices, according to a new report in India’s Economic Times.

According to Mercer’s 2016 India Total Remuneration Survey, salaries are set to grow by an impressive 10% across industries and sectors in India. But that’s not all — some 54% of respondents also reported that they are expecting to up their hiring and expand their teams in the new year.

 

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By David Gee
Published: December 22, 2016

3 ways to bag yourself a graduate role

So often graduates find themselves stuck in a limbo where they are too qualified for low skill or minimum wage roles, but are under-qualified for the careers they actually want. We’ve all fallen victim to the formidable skills gap at some point, but there are ways you can make the best of your situation.

 

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By David Gee
Published: December 20, 2016

Good news for Vietnam′s returning hospitality graduates

Hospitality graduates rejoice, for Vietnam’s luxury hotel industry is in the midst of a boom.

That is, according to official statistics from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, which found that the first half of 2016 saw a substantial increase in both foreign and domestic tourist revenue.

 

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By David Gee
Published: December 05, 2016

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