“Cyber” derived from “Cybernetic” which originated from a Greek word meaning “skilled in steering or governing”. Compare this to a modern derivative, that of “Cyber Terrorism” which Wikipedia defines as “the politically motivated use of computers and information technology to cause severe disruption or widespread fear”. Little could those ancient Greeks have imagined how their […]
Are we guilty of setting up the youth of today for future career failure?
I recently had the opportunity to work with a valued client, looking to hire a junior administrator. Having advertised the vacancy as a “junior” role, I was immediately inundated with a large volume of applicants, many of whom were recent graduates from […]
Why Gut Instinct and Intuition are reliable recruitment tools.
There is a voice inside of you
That whispers all day long,
“I feel this is right for me,
I know that this is wrong.”
No teacher, preacher, parent, friend
Or wise man can decide
What’s right for you–just listen to
The voice that speaks inside.
― Shel Silverstein
After almost 16 years recruitment […]
My very first encounter with the term to “engage” many years ago was while watching Star Trek – The Next Generation. It was the catchphrase of choice of one Jean Luc Picard, captain of the Starship Enterprise and according to Wikipedia (the font of all Star Trek related trivia) was a catchphrase first used in […]