Although several recruitment tactics were introduced last year, only a few have been adopted and implemented in 2019. This means the shape of the hiring process is about to change. Here are 6 of these trends.
1. Going Mobile
Mobile-first indexing is in its pilot stages with Google announcing that it would be making it a priority. Although recruiters may have avoided search engine optimisation in the past, the forthcoming update will make it more of a necessity, and for a good reason. Google intends to make these changes/updates to:
1. Improve the search experience for the user
2. Adjust to user habits
With many candidates doing their job search using their mobile devices, it is crucial that industry players follow suit. Very few industry players have been able to make the change despite mobile platforms being around for quite some time now.
According to research, 45% of job seekers today use their mobile devices at least once per day to hunt for jobs, especially for digital marketing jobs. 89% of these use mobile-based platforms to search. A study also shows that 16% of most job applications are submitted via mobile; just one of the reasons recruiting firms should make it possible for candidates to send applications via their mobile devices.
2. Paper Resumes are a Thing of the Past
The use of paper resumes is on the decline as recruiting companies encourage candidates to use soft copies of the same instead. This also goes beyond paper resumes as video submissions, and social media profiles demonstrate a first impression more accurately. For this reason, recruitment companies have to keep up with the advances in technology.
Job seekers, too, need to develop an integrated brand through digital portfolios, social media profiles, as well as consider creating a personal website.
3. Create an Attractive Profile Online
To attract the top talent in a certain field, companies need to create an attractive and appealing environment online. Social media is one of the best platforms to demonstrate this. Studies show that 79% of all candidates take to the social media to review profiles when conducting a job search.
Companies, therefore, need to create an attractive online profile, which can be displayed across social media, your website, and in online reviews. Doing this helps to strengthen your employer brand and visibility, thus improving trust and popularity.
4. Flexible Working Conditions
Technology has made it possible for employees to work from various places, including their homes. This has impacted the job market in several ways with workers preferring freelance positions to sitting at a desk somewhere in an office. According to research, 65% of employees are more likely to pursue contract work, something many believe is due to the benefits that come with the same. A survey conducted in 2016 shows that the ability to work remotely has a considerable impact (up to 68%) on a candidate’s decision.
5. Take Virtual Reality into Consideration
Virtual reality is in itself becoming a reality in the recruiting … Read More
An HMO is a house of multiple occupation, which means it’s a property that has at least three tenants or more all in the same house but not part of the same family. A lot of property owners prefer HMOs because they believe it’s a more efficient way of getting the rental value out of a property. Renters will sometimes prefer this type of rental because it’s cheaper and others may like it because they enjoy being around other people.
What’s the Appeal?
Students and young renters like being able to share and landlords like it because the tenants stay longer and the property owner sees it as a dependable option. There are several steps to making a property a suitable HMO. It’ll need to meet all the legal requirements so that it’s suitable for multiple people. In most situations, it will require getting an HMO license. It’s always advisable to get the help of a professional floor plan creator when making these types of conversions
Do I Need a License?
With a property where you plan to let to at least five or more individuals in one house and if it is three stories high, then these are some of the factors that could mean you have to have an HMO license. If the tenants share kitchen facilities and bathrooms then you almost certainly need a license. Very often even if your rental property meets some and not all of those criteria, then it’s likely you would still need a license.
If you’re unsure whether you need a license then you should check with your local authority. Once you get an HMO license it will be good for five years and if you have more than one HMO property then you’ll need a license for each one. Another thing that’s necessary is getting a gas safety certificate and sending that to the council once a year.
It will also be necessary to keep safety certificates for your electrical appliances as these can be requested at any time. It will also be necessary to have smoke alarms installed inside the properties. If you will need to make substantial changes to the property when converting it then it’s likely you’ll need planning permission to do that.
It’s highly recommended that you keep substantial records when speaking with authorities about the changes. You should also make sure that you keep all applications and approvals on hand just so that you can produce those in the future if needed.
Converting a Property
When you begin the process you want to start by thinking about what your tenants will need and want. If you’re going to be providing appliances and furniture you’ll need to think about what you want to offer and what you will want your tenants to supply. It’ll also be necessary to consider the fact that after five years the property being converted will be visited by the council. They will do a safety rating and health check. If there … Read More
This is a common question that we often get asked. If I already have my own loft, why would I not want to use this space for storage? Why would I want to fork out money on a storage unit? Honestly, these are all good questions. For certain people, their loft may be the ideal solution for storage. Yet there are many things which make a loft an impractical, difficult or even dangerous area to use for storage. In this article by Blue Box Storage, we will give you a few of the reasons why a loft is not a better option in comparison to self-storage.
In most cases, lofts are somewhat small. Unless your home is a mansion (whereby storage spaces is already not an issue to you), the loft in your home is usually close in size to the house’s footprint. It also probably features beams and eaves, which limit the height of the liveable space. Yet this room is the ideal space for storing a couple of smaller items that are cluttering up your home and they are still accessible if and when needed. This can include items such as family keepsakes, suitcases, photographs and Christmas decorations.
Yet if you need to store larger items such as furniture, big boxes or a sofa, getting these items up your ladder and then through the loft hatch might not be very convenient. This is when a self-storage unit is a more sensible option. These units are convenient, simple and come in a range of sizes, to store bulky and big items.
No-one would like to think that their house would ever become the target for a robbery, yet realistically these things do happen. If you are storing keepsakes of value in your loft they can be taken from you. Yet if you decide to keep them in a secure self-storage unit, you have peace of mind that your belongings are safe. These facilities are usually protected by CCTV systems and you will have your own lock (you are the only one who will have the key), security codes, alarms, and more. This keeps your items far more secure than they are in your own home.
Beyond security measures that are more obvious, there are other ways in which the self-storage units offer more protection for your items when compared to your loft space. For example, if the roof over your home suffered any damages, any items stored in the loft space may become damaged due to weather or falling debris. Most houses also have hot-water tanks or boilers installed inside the loft. If one of these appliances started leaking, those valued items would get wet within seconds.
Other problematic issues include smoke damage caused from a domestic fire, pest damage and rodents, or even accidental damages caused by tripping over the items stored in your loft. The self-storage unit does away with all these risks. Perishables and food cannot be stored … Read More
If you are a freelancer who can’t find peace while working at home or at a coffee shop, you should start looking for a coworking space now. A coworking space is a room or a place where you go, sit and work with people who also works like you. With no bosses around, and you are just there so you can work in peace.
In a coworking space, the atmosphere is the same as being in an office. The only difference is that you pay for your own space, you wear what you want to wear, and you have the flexibility to come and go as you wish. You don’t have to talk to the people around you as well (because they are not your officemates anyway) and you can just focus on each task at hand.
What Are the Pros of Renting a Coworking Space?
When working a coworking space, you can enjoy the following advantages:
- minimal distraction such as your kids or parents, TV and internet
- the office feels of being in a coworking space can make you more productive because everyone is working around you
- you can work at your own pace and time without feeling lonely because there are other people who are working around you, people with the same lifestyle as yours
- you can grow your freelancing career with coworking because you are working with most freelancers. Working with people who have the same interest as you can also provide you with emotional support as you can share with them your experience, problems, and burdens and they understand what you are going through
Looking for A Coworking Space
With the popularity of online freelancers, there are a lot of building owners who are transforming their spaces into a coworking space. If you are from MA, you can easily find coworking space MA by browsing the internet or asking your fellow freelancers who are already adapting the coworking space strategy. Aside from considering proximity, you should also consider the amount of lease of the coworking space being offered and features like the amount of space, if desk and table are provided, and if there is a free internet connection.… Read More
Notarizing the documents and then attesting them takes a lot of time and hard work from your side. This is why people prefer getting the notary services to form the private notary Dubai. This saves the time of the people and helps them in getting their documents attested and notarized in quite an easier way.
Private notary services are a soft corner for those who do not get so much time form their busy routines for doing their chores like notarizing and attestation. This is why the people consult the Dubai notaries to get all the services without so much exertion. foreign affairs attestation Dubai. Click here to find more detail about: FAQs About Attestation that You Need to Know
Embassies offer notary and attestation services
Almost every embassy of the world offers their citizens the notary ad the attestation services in Dubai. When the non-citizens need some documents regarding visiting or business purposes, the embassies help the non- citizens too. There is different type of documents need to attest: certificate attestation in Dubai, marriage certificate attestation, birth certificate attestation, MOFA attestation Dubai.
The price range for getting the notarizations and attestation services in UAE may range from dh100 to more than dh500. It basically depends upon the needs of the translation and the documents.
The best part about the notary branches is that they notarize the documents in both English and Arabic language both. These notaries will be there to help you at the working hours and you will be able to get their help in this time easily.
Forgetting the notary services in Arabic, you can get the online services as well. You need to fill the template and after that, you need to visit the Dubai courts notary public. In this way, you will be able to meet the witnesses and the notary. The charges start from dh110.
Now Dubai Lawyers can act as notary officials as well
You can find these people in the government buildings and they will help you in notarizing your documents and attesting them. Use lawyers in Dubai from top law firms in Dubai, UAE can also be granted licenses for acting as Dubai notaries. Note that they will acta as private notaries. So, the community in Dubai can get the help regarding notary from the notary officials who have a license for the services as well.
How to do notary attestation
Here are some of the steps you must take for notary UAE attestation services
- Prior to sending your documents to some other country, you must attest the legal documents by your country’s department of state before sending them to the UAE embassy. Also, make sure you fulfil all the requirements necessary for this.
- Attest all of your documents separately.
- Send the documents to the authentication division. Make sure that you get the documents back to your own place and not the UAE embassy. This is a confirmation of you having your documents processed by the authorities.