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25/11/21

Don’t wait. Act!

Salt’s Consultant Rich Jee from our Auckland office shares his thoughts on the importance of speed in a hiring process within the current market. In my, albeit short, recruitment career I have heard all manner of excuses as to why my clients wait before they offer a candidate they really want, “We want to see…

6/10/21

Introducing Keo Marion Salonga, Candidate Acquisition Consultant, Contracting, Singapore

My universe is… somewhat unique as I cover everything from Technology, Sales and Marketing, HR and Business Support, and Creative. I’m fully dedicated to the Contract team to have a sustainable pipeline of active talent in our database for our evergreen roles — as Jacqui coined it, “I am the Sustainability Manager for candidates!”. How…

4/10/21

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? 

27/08/21

Why you should hire an HR specialist, and how to go about it

HR is the point of contact between you, the employer, and your crew. Your HR specialist will create the ideal conditions to attract perfect employees.

11/08/21

Reasons to hire a Marketing Consultant

Having a strong web presence is crucial for any business but it’s a lot easier said than done – especially if you are trying to do it all on your own. If you are struggling to maintain your social media accounts on top of all your other work obligations, it may be time to call in an expert. But where do you begin? How do you hire a Social Media Marketer? And how do you know you need one?

2/06/21

Introducing Jayalakshmi Venkataraman, Senior Consultant, Contracting, Singapore

My universe is… Technology and Business roles. How can you add value to our clients and candidates?Maintaining a healthy relationship with a client is paramount. This doesn’t come overnight as it requires lot of attention to detail like good turnaround on deliverables and providing them with actionable insights. Candidates are the other part to the…

27/05/21

How to hire an expert developer

Let’s be honest; hiring an expert developer can be a hassle. It is a competitive market and finding the right candidate takes time, effort and money. What’s more, you need to find someone who can excel in their role and bring value to your company while also fitting into your work culture and getting along with your employees.

19/05/21

How to stand out as a contractor or freelancer

One of our frequently asked questions is how to stand out as a freelancer or contractor. The main difference between freelancers and contractors is that freelancers usually work on multiple projects for different clients whereas contractors tend to work on larger, fixed projects for a certain time period, typically on-site. Freelancing or contracting are ideal…

17/05/21

Tips on how to hire a Social Media Marketer

Having a strong web presence is crucial for any business but it’s a lot easier said than done – especially if you are trying to do it all on your own. If you are struggling to maintain your social media accounts on top of all your other work obligations, it may be time to call in an expert. But where do you begin? How do you hire a Social Media Marketer? And how do you know you need one?

16/05/21

Hiring contractors in the Middle East?

Did you know that Salt Digital Recruitment can now help you with hiring contractors in the Middle East, with our specialist team based in Dubai? The UAE has long been leading the way in digital transformation with major investments in FinTech and Artificial Intelligence and a focus on Smart Cities and Services. There are also…

23/03/21

Essential advice on hiring a freelance web developer

There are many benefits to hiring a freelancer, but they depend on your type of company, the resources you have in-house and your budget. In some cases, hiring a freelance web developer may allow you to save costs depending on your type of website and how complicated your web development needs are.

16/07/20

It’s life, Jim, but not as we know it

Salt Digital Recruitment Agency’s New Zealand Country Director Jude Manuel shares how the job market has changed due to COVID-19. Who would have thought our world would have shifted so radically, so quickly and changed our life tapestry with quite the intensity as seen in the last few months? The human cost has been monumental,…

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