What is a Specialist

When you need someone to do something the term ‘specialist’ is often the word used.  Typically, being a specialist implies having a deep level of expertise, knowledge and experience in a particular field or subject matter. It often involves focusing extensively on a specific area and acquiring advanced skills and understanding within that domain. Specialist […]

Considerations for Taking a Break from Job Searching

Sometimes looking for a new job can be a long and exhausting process. Despite all your efforts you are not securing the next role that you are looking for. It has been months! You are tried and feel flat. Maybe you need to take a breather from all this job hunting. Taking a break when […]

Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Mental Health in the Workplace

COVID-19 thrust us into working from home, endless online calls, juggling children and work and made many of us really start to talk about and discuss mental health, particularly as it relates to the workplace. Mental health is a critical aspect of our overall well-being, yet it remains a topic that is often stigmatised and […]

How AI Will Transform the Data Landscape

There is no escaping the impact that Artificial Intelligence (AI) has had in transforming industries, revolutionising how organisations collect, analyze and leverage data. As we embrace ourselves in the era of big data, AI will play a critical role in unlocking the full potential of vast amounts of information. This is a topic that is […]

Navigating the Working Model in 2024: Remote, Hybrid, or Full-Time?

As we are well into the 2024 year, the debate over the optimal working model continues to evolve. The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped traditional work structures, leading many organisations to embrace remote and hybrid setups. Now, as we navigate a post-pandemic landscape, business and employees alike are grappling with the decisions regarding remote work, hybrid arrangements […]

Tips for Discussing Salary Expectations – Key Insights for Job Seekers

Discussing salary expectations with a potential employer can be a daunting task for many of those looking for a new job. However, it is a critical step in the process that requires careful consideration. Negotiating your salary effectively can ensure that you are compensated fairly for your skills and experience and can also ensure that […]

The Right Way to Decline a Job Offer

Receiving a job offer is often a very exciting moment in a candidate’s journey for their next job. However, there may be instances where you need to decline an offer, whether due to personal reasons, better opportunities, or a misalignment with your career goals. While it may seem daunting, declining a job offer can be […]

Are long interview processes, effective.

  The debate on the effectiveness of long interview processes has been around for years. Many large global organisations pride themselves on their lengthy and competitive interview processes to secure, what they believe to be – the best talent! At Konnexus we work with a broad range of organisations who all have their own way […]

Referrals – A Powerful Job Searching Tool

We are now in March, and many of you are currently looking for your next job. Despite having opportunities being presented to you, the reality of these opportunities often falls short of expectations. The role goes on hold, your CV is presented and then you never hear anything back, you are unsuccessful after interview and […]

Looking for a job, is a job!

At Konnexus one of our jobs is to provide advice to those looking for a new role, particularly when they are finding the process daunting, have not had to look for a new role for many years, or are simply struggling to get anywhere! It is not easy, we recognise this. If you are looking […]