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A More Holistic Approach to CDD (Customer Due Diligence)

According to a Thomson Reuters KYC global survey, a majority of financial institutions think that enrolling new corporate customers has grown more difficult and takes longer. This stems from an increasingly stringent KYC regulatory environment and outdated CCD practices that are unable to keep up with the changing realities of the global financial system. In this […]

4 Reasons Why Working with a Recruiter Is a Great Idea

Searching for a suitable job in these uncertain times can be a daunting task. With feedback rare on job applications, and with so many people applying for so few openings, the process can be both emotionally draining and discouraging. Fortunately, you need not struggle alone in your job search. Many great recruitment agencies do exist […]

How AI Is Replacing the Knowledge Worker and What It Means for Corporations

In 2016, Walmart announced that it was going to replace 7,000 jobs with AI-powered technology and other businesses are following suit. Mankind is on the cusp of the fourth Industrial Revolution in which technologies such as artificial intelligence, quantum mechanics and data science are enabling advanced applications that are set to replace the knowledge worker […]

How to Write a Cover Letter That Can Impress Employers

A good cover letter will be placed in a pile marked ‘have potential.’ A great one will get you in for an interview as soon as possible. There are some elements that you should include in this crucial document to ensure it is taken seriously. The Purpose of Your Cover Letter A cover letter is […]

Job Seekers – How to spend time effectively

Looking for a job can be a taxing experience. The way you handle your day can lead you to either stress or peace. (If you are still in the job and looking for a change, you still need to juggle manage your day, priorities and continue the search. ) First, let’s tackle what to do […]

The Business Analyst Skillset in the New World

The Business Analyst Skillset in the New World   The Business Analyst (BA)is a key role bridging the domains of business and technical world. In midst of Outsourcing/Offshoring, this pivotal role is still preferred to reside onsite. Having been in the staffing industry for over 20 years, I am often asked this question –  what […]

Making the Most of MOOCs for Employee Development

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) first began gaining traction in 2011, with high profile educators like MIT and Harvard, as well as new entrants like Coursera and edX, entering the marketplace. These online courses, some available at no charge, could represent opportunities for employee development, but there are pros and cons, as well as best […]

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