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Introducing Holly Gordon, Associate Consultant, Sales, Dubai

My universe is…. Client servicing Fun fact about me…I’m a self-confessed shopaholic! If I had to eat one meal for the rest of my life, it would be… crisps and dip! At the weekend I love to… go spend my money in Zara then go brunching! One of my pet peeves is… people who chew their fork…


To contract or not to contract?

Over the last half a decade, work structures have drastically changed and expanded beyond the traditional nine-to-five, five-day-a-week job. Though full-time, permanent work still exists, the parameters and expectations of permanent positions have taken a drastic turn towards greater flexibility in hours and location. Similarly, the turn of the century has seen a rise in the prevalence of contract work. Contract workers, or freelancers, are independent professionals who work on fixed-term contracts with an employer to complete a particular project. But what is a contractor? And what are the benefits of freelance and contract work? How do these compare to the benefits of a permanent position? 


Things to look out for when using a recruitment agency in South Africa

In South Africa, both as a job-seeker and a potential employee, it can be challenging to know precisely what you should look out for when working with a recruitment agency. With our growing economy, there are so many people advertising and seeking jobs that it can become challenging to differentiate the genuine opportunities and candidates from those who aren’t. 
To find the right job or the right candidate for your vacancy, it’s tempting to turn to a recruitment agency to filter the process. Even so, with the sheer number of recruitment agencies popping up, it’s necessary to question their legitimacy. You may find yourself asking the question, “How do I know if a recruitment agency is legitimate?” Or even, “As a business owner, what should I expect from a recruitment agency?”. Having a little more knowledge about recruitment agencies and how to find one that will genuinely help you as a job seeker or employer.


Introducing Kiriaki Marantidis, Internal Recruiter, South Africa

My universe is…. Internal Recruitment for our SALTIES 😊 Fun fact about me… I am an avid Dancer – Latin, Ballet, Contemporary, Voguing – you name it! 😊 If I won the lottery I would…  Help, help, help – our country is the most beautiful destination but the socio-economic problems we face are at times…


How do you know when it’s time to move on? You just do.

Blog post by Ruby Celine “I know what satisfaction feels like and this isn’t it.“ We’ve all been there at some point in our careers where the dreaded Monday blues almost feels like an everyday thing. We wake up feeling apprehensive about the work day ahead and although we’re getting stuff done, we’re really only…


4 CV Tips for Ecommerce & Digital Marketers

Blog post by Jade Watson I recently posted to offer out CV advice and was quite overwhelmed with the response. The feedback I was giving was pretty much the same for most of the people I spoke with, so I decided it would be helpful to put something in writing for everyone to take a…


What hiring managers really look for in a good portfolio

Blog post by Jo Corner Whether you are more of a UXer or a Visual Designer, Strategic Designer or User Researcher, your portfolio is your gateway to an interview, the chance for you to showcase what you have done and who you are as a designer. It can be a daunting and time-consuming task even…


Introducing Duwayne Carelse, Consultant, Technology, USA

My universe is…. Software engineers/developers Fun fact about me… I have watched around 2000 hours of anime and subconsciously learned basic Japanese in the process. “Chīmusoruto” 3 things I would take to a desert island are…  A hatchet, String and a book on how to build a raft The best advice I’ve ever been given…


Introducing Lydia O’Toole, Associate Consultant, Marketing, London

My universe is…. CRM & Performance Marketing  If I won the lottery I would… Sail around the world  My favourite place I’ve travelled to is… Whistler  The one thing I love about London is… The Markets My Netflix binge is… Brooklyn nine-nine If you’re looking for a new job in CRM & Performance Marketing, visit our job…


Introducing Chris Golding, Senior Consultant, Technology, London

My universe is…. all things Cloud/DevOps Fun fact about me… I’m related to George Stephenson – the bloke who invented the train. Most unique thing I’ve ever seen on a CV is… At the bottom of his CV was written ‘Certified sexy boy’. If I were a Kardashian, I’d be… Caitlyn.  If I could have…


Introducing Chanté-Leigh Hendricks, HR Coordinator, South Africa

My universe is…. the People team Fun fact about me…. my favourite sport is cricket, I can watch it all day, every day. My chosen karaoke song is… Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen The best advice I’ve ever been given is…  Always trust the process. There is beauty in the struggle and once you reach your destination,…


Introducing Salt’s new podcast ‘Creating Futures’

We’re excited to announce that we have launched our podcast, ‘Creating Futures’! We will be joined by inspiring guests to find out more about the career paths they have taken to get to where they are, and how digital and technology has impacted their careers or lives. Career paths are never linear and there can…


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