That's right folks, JobAdvisor will shortly be launching in the UK! Here at JobAdvisor HQ, we are all super excited to celebrate the next leg of our global journey. Please tell your friends overseas - we'd really appreciate your support to help us grow to help more businesses build better brands.
It’s Monday morning and as you pull the sheets to one side, swing one heavy leg out of the bed closely followed by the other, wipe the sleep from your eyes and drag yourself into the shower to start another day in a job you don’t enjoy, working for people you don’t like. Ask yourself is there something else I would rather be doing, or is there somewhere else you’d rather be doing it?
It's no surprise that we're in a rapidly evolving digital era, where consumers are hungry and expectant for user-friendly apps and slick web designs. Consumers these days download apps or visit a site and expect to navigate through it as if they've built it in their sleep without a second thought. This is where the UX Designer comes in. The role of the UX Designer is fairly new and has quickly crept up on us in within the tech and mobile scene, however it's fair to say that there are quite a few people out there who still have absolutely no idea what a UX Designer actually is or does in their day to day working life.
In an effort to have more happy, engaged employees, smart companies are looking to the world of community management. Online community managers, who have been around since the earliest days of the web, are experts at creating the four key elements of community - membership, influence, fulfillment of needs and shared emotional connection. And they often do it without the people in the room (what better way to approach the remote and distributed teams of the 21st century!)
Most job interviews end with a variation of the same question: “Is there anything else you’d like to know about this job?” This is an opportunity you shouldn’t fumble. An insightful and intelligent query will help you to stand out from other candidates. It lets the interviewer know that you’re genuinely interested in the business and have given the position considerable thought. Here are 12 questions that you should consider asking, courtesy of Search Party and JobAdvisor CEO Ben Hutt.
Saying 'Thank you' is important for any relationship, in particular relationships at work where recognition actually has a physiological impact on performance. When we feel appreciated, our bodies create oxytocin and we do a better job under its influence. We often think of employee recognition as something that requires a big budget. But that doesn’t have to be the case. How do you recognise your people when you don’t have a cent to spend?
Last year, Vinomofo grew from 35 people to nearly 100. In June, to cope with the growth, we made plans to bring more structure into our organisation and strengthen our leadership by hiring based on “expertise”. What we learned was that traditional org structures just don’t work in a business like ours, and here’s why…
How much planning, policy writing, process creation and day to day human operations in a business are based on assumptions? More than we care to admit.Throw them out, they’ll get you nowhere and they’re a huge waste of time. All you’re doing is guessing! So what do you do instead?
You can ask candidates hundreds of questions during job interviews and never truly understand their potential. At Canva, there is one key aspect we try to uncover, because it goes to the heart of someone’s craft as well as the skill they’ll most need to excel in a rapidly growing startup.
Have you ever hired anyone? If the answer is yes, then we have a favour to ask.