Bad times for job boards. Online recruitment platforms are experiencing a decline in popularity and effectiveness and are increasingly becoming the dinosaur of recruitment tools.
Impact. Is this word too strong? Or maybe not the right one to describe the upheaval now affecting the labour market?
In computer development, DevOps refers to a set of practices which puts the emphasis on collaboration and communication between software developers and IT operations professionals. Trendy term, “portmanteau” or real paradigm shift? We tell you everything you need to know about DevOps in just five minutes!
Mark Twain once wrote: “Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.” We all like to play. At least we all know how to play, because most of the mechanisms of play are instinctive and strongly linked to the social nature of our existence: we play with others, against others, and rarely alone.
If the engineering profession offers women a bright future, what about the challenges that the engineers of the future will all be facing in 10, 20, 30 years’ time? What will the engineer of the future look like, male or female?
Will we still need engineers in 20 or 30 years’ time? This is the not-so-naïve question being asked by some scientists and observers of the labour market. In 2017, a very serious study by the Future of Humanity Institute in Oxford questioned over 350 experts on the subject. To summarise, 43% of jobs in Europe may be threatened by the progress of artificial intelligence.
You’re looking for a job, you sent out loads of CVs… and you’ve been invited for an interview! Fantastic news! Congratulations!
It’s simply not possible to like everyone. In fact, you can hate as many people if you like if that’s your thing. But what to do when you loathe an unpleasant colleague and feel you can never get along with them?
Applicants seeking more authenticity, meaning and transparency, the massive use of social media by jobseekers, the war for talent: HR needs to adapt to a fast-changing labour market and society.
Ah! The big issue of degrees. Is it important to have one? Do people really need them? Why do some parents put such pressure on their children to earn a degree, or even two? Probably because at this point in time people are recruited on the basis of their degrees and academic history – to the detriment, sometimes, of the person they are or of their non-academic experience.
I don’t know whether you’re aware that in Belgium there is a shortage of electrician-installers and maintenance electricians? For several years already, the sector has been struggling to recruit qualified electricians or even young people (or not-so young people) who would like to train for a profession with a real future.
Efforts to simplify and accelerate digital product development processes have been ongoing for the past ten years, in response to the race to innovate and the revolution in mobile applications.
Big Data versus the protection of personal data: who will win?
The volatile and uncertain economic context of the past ten years has increasingly required that engineers acquire or demonstrate managerial skills.