PeopleSearch Taipei’s healthcare sector executive search team has been connecting high-performing professionals with companies in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 15 years. Senior Team Leader, David Guo examines the engines driving the industry and the types of talent that will be needed to propel it further.
As you work on monitoring, maintaining and improving your employees’ performance in line with your organisation’s goals, remember that in order to be effective, performance management can’t be a one-time activity.
You probably onboarded them virtually when they first started, but considering they will be stepping into the office environment for the first time since being hired, they need to be re-onboarded.
Unemployment, underemployment and an uncertain job outlook typically lead to more people applying to postgraduate school – but this is not always the best option.
Many assume that professionals who’ve taken a career break are less driven or that their skills are outdated, but research shows otherwise. Experts also say that aside from being a great source of talent, return-to-work programmes acknowledge people’s life stages and normalise the idea of career breaks while recognising that careers need not be linear. Learn how to successfully welcome such mid-career professionals back to the workforce.
A growing body of research shows that past experience is a poor predictor of future job performance. Yet during the hiring process, employers often inordinately dwell on a candidate’s experience. This results in hiring mistakes. Learn how to avoid them.
As Covid-19 continues to make virtual interactions the norm in several parts of the world, job and career fairs look set to stay virtual as well. However, the absence of in-person meetings at job and career fairs means that organisations have to work harder to make an impression on job seekers.
For fresh graduates looking for job security, short-term contracts and internships may seem like a last resort.
If approached with the right mindset though, such opportunities could have substantial benefits.