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"They're too jumpy". And we're not talking about kangaroos here. This is a common complaint we receive about candidates, particularly when working on projects in Asia. Since my arrival in Singapore 8 years ago I've constantly had to dig deeper (than I did in the Western world) into...

Guess what is the number one quality of a good manager according to Google’s 10-year study? Google spent a decade researching and gathering data to define key behaviours of good managers. These behaviours include:Empowering your team, avoiding micro-management, having a clear strategy, being a strong decision maker… However...

You are a manager in a well-established company.Would you (seriously) consider joining a start-up? Many would say this is tempting but not everyone would really jump in. I met with a friend yesterday who was a senior VP in an MNC. A year ago, he joined...

What is the value brought to your team? Imagine: You go on a 1-month break starting tomorrow.How would your team perform without you?Now, how about a 3-month break? We were having this discussion, a few days ago, with a client who is managing a large team of...

Most organizations were forced to transform 100% of their sales team into inside sales. Have you really adapted your sales process or just pushed it online? The “no face to face meeting” situation forced most sales to go online no matter the deal size. We had a discussion...

This has become a key question in a world where international travel is restricted. Many of our clients are still facing this issue, including start-ups in Singapore and currently hiring in Europe. Founders are based in Singapore and meeting candidates in Europe is not an option for...

The COVID – 19 pandemic has forced hiring manager to make tough decisions, including whether they will hire only through video-interviews – without having met them face to face. Some of our clients have been asking this question and often are conscious if they are...

We usually advise our clients who are planning a key recruitment to start by activating their network.That’s usually the first thing they would do anyway.Employee referrals are one of the preferred sources of hire.These recruitments are usually faster to finalize and the overall cost is...

Guillaume is joining us as Regional Managing Consultant, within our Aerospace, Defence & Security Practice at NAOS International.Based out of Paris, he has an international reach and covers a spectrum of positions within these industries. Get in touch with him to find out more about...