Insights & Advice

Season's Greetings & Happy New Year!

We would like to wish all of our clients, candidates, suppliers and friends of OnTalent, the very best for the festive season. Thank you for helping us to make 2019 a great year, we have gone from ...

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End of year madness… again!

Chances are, if you were drawn to the headline of this article, you are experiencing that all too familiar feeling of end of year madness. That time of the year when so many of us tend to hit a bri...

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Top 5 Tips For Networking Your Way To The Career Of Your Dreams

Many of my clients admit to being secretly terrified of networking. At best, networking is considered to be one of those unavoidable chores you can’t escape if you want to get a job or move up the ...

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How to Position Yourself for a Board Role

Gaining a seat on a corporate board is a smart and potentially very lucrative career move for business professionals seeking the opportunity to shape the future of a company, and make a real impact...

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What an Effective Leadership Transition Looks Like

In my line of work, time and time again, I see organisations underestimating the importance of effective leadership transition at the executive level. Sure, onboarding is generally managed well up ...

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The Greatest Piece of Advice I Can Give to Anyone is…

Stop waiting. “I want to do x in five years.” “I’ll focus on my big dream later when…” I hear these stories, or a slight variation of them, over and over again in my line of work. If you know what ...

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The Things You Think About and the People You Meet While Floating in the Kimberley

As you may have guessed by the headline, I recently enjoyed some downtime in the Kimberley. Let me start by saying we enjoyed an amazing trip and if you haven’t visited this beautiful location in W...

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Common Mistakes When Making an Executive Career Move

For many senior players, formal job applications are a thing of the past, and reputation and relationships are more important than a standard CV. Naturally, as executives progress further in their ...

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Policies, Quotas And Targets - The Gender Equality Dilemma

Fellas, consider this your wake-up call! Over the last few weeks, I’ve had some really interesting conversations with men at a senior/executive level in the workforce. They each had one thing in co...

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How To Stay Healthy During Long Work Weeks

The majority of people I encounter are working longer and longer hours. More and more of them are also working multiple jobs, all while juggling their family life and commitments. If you’ve got a h...

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