Monthly Archives: April 2016

28 04, 2016

The controversy of whether recruiters are needed

By |April 28th, 2016|Bruno Navalha|3 Comments

Every once in a while, there are those in the media that declare recruiting as a profession is coming to an end. It happened after the bust and subsequent recession earlier this century, and it’s happening again. Only this time, it’s not only a recession that’s fueling speculation of the end of the recruiting profession. There are other factors involved, as well, including the proliferation of social media and rapidly advancing technology, both of which have resulted in multiple means of communication. However, rather than spelling doom for recruiters, these developments only underscore the importance of recruiters. In fact, below are four reasons why recruiters are more important than ever: 1) More does NOT mean more. Sure, potential candidates are seemingly everywhere these days, including online and in social media. Not only that, but job postings also attract hundreds of applicants every week, if not every day. However, does [...]

21 04, 2016

The corporate social responsibility of creating a sustainable environment: it is not just corporate

By |April 21st, 2016|Eren Wong|0 Comments

Corporate social responsibility is becoming a very important hot topic in today’s business world. It is no longer just about making a profit and going global. Now is also a time where companies care equally about giving back to the society and creating a sustainable operating environment. Sustainability has become as critical as profitability has. In recent years, organisations are voted and rewarded for fighting climate change and global warming. For example, in the US, a dozen leading companies have committed to investing a total of $140 billion in new funds to combat climate change in a government initiative created to demonstrate the private sector’s commitment to the issue. These companies committed both money and resources to fighting climate change. They included many of the most prominent corporations, including retailers, banks and tech companied in the country. In the UK, companies such as Google, Apple, Starbucks, Unilever have all formalized [...]