Summer's just about over but everything else is heating up. In fact, there's so much going in the telecoms world that opportunity and uncertainty are abounding in equal measure.
So how can companies and job candidates keep a cool head? We'll offer some advice below.
But first, here's a quick summary of where much the action is happening:
If your business needs help with filling contract positions across the world, contact us today and we'd be glad to meet with you. We're also glad to hear from contractors looking for their next assignment in specialities in the Telecoms sector in particular those with experience with the software vendors, consultacnies or Telecoms operators.
According to media reports, you'd need something like €580 million to secure the transfer of Barcelona star and FIFA footballer of the year, Lionel Messi, to your team. The big stars - and the rising ones - command far less in the telecoms world, of course. But aside from the salary, it's possible to fail to hire someone outstanding because of something basic: You don't talk about yourself enough.
I read an interesting article in the The Daily Telegraph published on Wednesday 24th January. In the article the CEO Olaf Swantee made the claim that other mobile operators “won’t catch up specially with the 4G speeds they are offering in June and especially next year”.
Here at Vine Resources we’ve travelling a lot in the last few months meeting clients face to face including operators, vendors and consultancies within the Telecoms market. It’s been interesting hearing about each business and the various challenges encountered by line management, recruitment teams and procurement and the challenges faced in each country.
Its a new year with many new challenges as well as aspirations so how do you go about incorporating your personal resolutions into the workplace? Utilise your resolutions and you will restore, revitalise and renew your spirit to take advantage of all the possibilities of the new year.
Things to consider:
Although difficult to predict the year ahead with the continue challenges in the global economy we had seen signs of improvement in the recruitment market at year end with consistent demand from clients for both contract and permanent recruitment in both the UK and Europe however my view is what will set us apart in 2013 is our network and relationship with our candidates.
Depending on your office culture, If employees tend to get along well and enjoy spending time together outside of work, the holiday party is just another excuse to socialise. On the other hand, if employees tend to keep a bit of distance between “work” and “life,” the office party may seem like an outdated tradition.
English footballer Joey Barton has been mocked for conducting a press conference in Marseille with a French accent. But why do some people put on fake accents when in other countries or speaking to foreign nationals?
Have you found yourself talking to your clients and candidates with a slight foreign accent? If yes have you asked yourself why you do it? Do your colleagues do the same thing?
LinkedIn has recently introduced a new ‘one click’ endorsement feature, the new feature that allows users to endorse their connections for a skill they’re listed for sounds useful right? But are LinkedIn Endorsements actually beneficial? How does it benefit you as a recruiter?