4
Sep
2018

thanks for catching up in Geneva!

4.09.2018 Troy blogs

meetup in the west!What a fantastic turnout in Geneva last week!  After joining forces with our good friends from SamurAI.team,  it was wonderful to see so many people from different industries come together, engage in good discussion and have fun! Thanks to everyone who came along and made the evening engaging and entertaining. With the positive feedback we’ve

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1
Jun
2018

everybody talks about networking

1.06.2018 Troy blogs

what is strategic networking and does it help to grow my business?guest author: Jeannette MutznerWhy is it important to build and maintain your own professional network? What makes a network effective? How do I build a strong network?When making purchasing decisions, an overwhelming majority of B2B buyers rely on recommendations and information from their professional

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1
Mar
2018

how to re-invent yourself for the future of work

1.03.2018 Troy blogs

​​​​​how to re-invent yourself for the future of workRecent reports released by the World Economic Forum on the future of work, highlight a dire need for focused effort on re-training and re-skilling millions of today’s workforce, just to keep up with global technological advances. This disruption can bring on a feeling of fear and uncertainty in

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26
Jan
2018

first impressions: part 2 – capture your greatest asset

26.01.2018 Troy blogs

how to capture your greatest assetrecapIn our first blog: “your experience gets you in the door – your personality gets you the job” we highlighted the benefits of recording a first impression, and asked you to note down thoughts you believe will reveal that great personality of yours. If you haven’t yet read it, I recommend clicking

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21
Sep
2017

First Impressions

21.09.2017 Troy blogs

first impression – it’s me, let me show you “Have you ever had a discussion with someone you’ve not met before, and right from the start you get that ‘feeling’ that you need to wrap-up and close the discussion because it’s just not going to work…?”   How come? CV was great…, background of the

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31
Aug
2017

Finalists in the EY Start-up Academy 2017!

We’re proud to announce that we’ve been selected among the final 7 top start-ups for the 2017 EY Start-up Academy. We’re humbled. Even at such an early phase, F ECTIVE has been recognised as a innovative swiss start-up with great potential to transform workforce management and the future of work. “We are very pleased with the

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14
Jul
2017

how to stand out for the smart recruiter

14.07.2017 Troy blogs

how to stand out for the smart recruiter Today, the CV like many other traditions, is being disrupted. Now, there’s no reason to throw out your freshly updated resume just yet, but it might be worth knowing how recruitment systems are changing and how it’s going to help you standout in your next job application.

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31
Mar
2017

gig workers – breaking the traditional career ladder

31.03.2017 Andy blogs

gig workers breaking the traditional career ladder A vast number of traditional workers worldwide are disengaged. That means that they spend a bulk of their time staring at a computer or out the window and wondering what else they could be doing with their lives. The gig economy is being hailed as the future of

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24
Feb
2017

gig economy for employers – curse or blessing?

24.02.2017 Andy blogs

gig economy for employers curse or blessing? Our last blog about the gig economy was about how it is transforming the way we work. In this second post of our blog series about the gig economy we’re exploring what it means for employers. Currently, a number of global forces are changing the worldwide economy and

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31
Jan
2017

gig economy – transforming the way we work

gig economy transforming the way we work If you haven’t yet heard the term «gig economy», it’s about time. The gig economy is a new way to work that includes short-term, project-based positions that organizations contract to independent workers. Instead of receiving a salary for longer term employment, gig workers get paid for an individual «gig»

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