Written by: Pauline Shahabian, Recruitment Consultant, Workforce Cyprus It’s very natural to think highly of oneself. Don’t feel guilty, we all do. Whether this belief has bearing on your prospect of employability however, is a different case...
Employee recognition should not be seen as merely an act of kindness. It is most definitely not. Rather, it is both a communication tool and a strategic move that boosts and rewards the value your people have added to the business. In fact, when it...
Managing the human capital is acknowledged as one of the most crucial factors in delivering true strategic value. Nevertheless, most HR departments are still falling behind in fulfilling a high business impact role. This happens partly because HR...
There is so much buzz on the importance of leveraging data-driven technologies to enhance the HR function that even the greatest sceptics are gradually coming on board. However, figuring out how to transition from data analysis to sourcing...
Drama and conflict in teams are unavoidable. Anyone who thinks otherwise should abandon their rosy cloud in La La Land and acknowledge that managing people in any capacity –Executive or HR- comes with an in-built requirement for well-developed...
The staggering numbers of people using social media have meant that social media are no longer platforms which bring people together. Rather, they are increasingly being used for marketing purposes, not only by retailers but by HR professionals too...
Despite being labelled a “soft skill”, EQ is just as crucial in today’s business world as any other form of leadership wizardry or IQ. Empathetic, emotionally intelligent leaders who are able to connect with their teams and accurately interpret...
People abandon their bosses not their company. Scarcely will there be anyone who would disagree with this; especially if they had the misfortune of reporting to a toxic employer. Regardless of their individual profile and level of toxicity, bad...
Written by: Pauline Shahabian, Recruitment Consultant, WorkForce Cyprus   Let’s assume you have landed an interview for your dream job. Hooray! What now? Sit back and contemplate how it will go? Umm, no. Most people erroneously focus too much on the...
In thriving corporate environments, the air is crackling with potential and expectation; yet, staying ahead of the game and ensuring that the corporate machine carries on at full throttle is hardly a walk in the park. One such challenge is hiring...

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