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14/04/21

Top Tips on How to Kickstart Your eCommerce Career in 2021

In today’s world, we have seen many rapid changes, one of which is the fast and continuous growth of eCommerce. If you are looking at getting into eCommerce, now might be the perfect time to get started within this market.   What is eCommerce?  Simply put, eCommerce is a business model that allows businesses and individuals…

12/04/21

Counter-Offers are on the Rise — 4 Things to Think About on Whether it’s the Right Tactic for You!

Salt’s APAC CEO Jacqui Barratt shares her thoughts on counter-offers and whether it’s the right move for you. Recruitment costs time, productivity and financially — whether you manage this internally or utilise external expertise, so it’s natural when that resignation hits your desk to have an immediate desire to consider the counter-offer! Tail spinning into…

9/04/21

What is the Digital Skills Gap and What Does it Mean for Young People?

Universities and schools were shut, there was nowhere to go, nothing to do. Companies were pausing hiring and those who were hiring were looking for people with years of experience to help them pull through the pandemic. Last year, as companies focussed on survival and growth, two clear employment realities were hitting – there is…

7/04/21

What Will Company Culture Look like in 2021?

In a year of working from home, juggling childcare with Zoom meetings, and restrictions upon restrictions, a lot of people are starting to reflect on how their work lives will change as normality slowly resumes, and offices open. So, what’s next? A lot has changed in a year and company culture has become even more…

7/04/21

Smarter Data 2021

Salt’s Consultants Susan Lord, Oxana Metz and Richard Jee from our Auckland office shares their key takeaways from the Smarter Data 2021 event on Tuesday, 24th March. The clue is very much in the title; this event certainly made us feel a little smarter about data! We had the pleasure of attending the Smarter Data…

18/03/21

Companies Will Need to Embrace Flexibility to Attract Digital Talent

Candidates looking for a new job have changed their priorities when it comes to “non-negotiables” in a job offer. Hiring companies need to listen in order to attract and retain digital talent. We recently surveyed our networks and 54% of people out of 248 said their priorities have ‘changed massively’ compared to pre-Covid, with 38%…

15/03/21

Ian Smith, Director of Ecommerce & Marketing at Urban Outfitters on Trends and Standing Out

Salt’s Principal Consultant, Jade Watson, specialises in Ecommerce recruitment and runs an Ecommerce interview series where she speaks with leaders to hear their insights into the industry. For the latest instalment, she interviewed Ian Smith, Director of Ecommerce and Marketing at Urban Outfitters, who discussed getting into Ecommerce, his career journey, and trends in the…

2/03/21

Career Path Guide: What is a Business Analyst?

Are you thinking of starting a career as a Business Analyst? We’ve compiled all the information you need to know from what a business analyst does, education and skills needed, and possible career routes to progression. What does a business analyst do? A Business Analyst identifies problems and opportunities within a company and, either by…

25/01/21

Why Detailed Job Briefs are Critical in Securing Candidates

Salt’s APAC CEO Jacqui Barratt shares her thoughts on the importance of clients providing detailed job briefs. I last wrote about this very topic back in 2015 and here I am on a Friday afternoon hitting the keyboard because the picture hasn’t changed. “This role is so critical.” “People are our greatest asset.” “It’s so…

13/01/21

Interview: Brian White on New Zealand’s Creative Market

We caught up with Brian White, Principal Consultant from our Auckland office, to talk about creating futures and his insights on the Creative job market in New Zealand. How has the Creative landscape in New Zealand changed since the pandemic? Initially, there was quite a dramatic impact — anytime a recession or financial event hits…

7/12/20

Interview: Ruby Celine — from PR Consultant to Recruitment Manager

We caught up with Ruby Celine, Practice Lead from our Kuala Lumpur office, to talk about creating futures and the evolution of her career from a PR Consultant to a Recruitment Manager. What did your life look like before Salt? Wow that seems like ages ago now! I was a PR Consultant before I became…

2/12/20

WiT: Homaxi Irani on Coaching, Empowerment and Leadership

For Salt’s latest Women in Tech interview, we caught up with Homaxi Irani, Senior Lead, APAC UX Research at SEEK, to talk diversity and advice on creating an inclusive workplace. The #SaltSessions Women in Tech #WiT interview series speaks with thought leaders from around the world to get their opinion and advice on how they have…

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