The New Normal

I bet none of us would have ever predicted the chaos and uncertainty which has plagued the world over the past few months.  It has certainly been challenging times, more so for others, For myself personally and for the Mint Talent business, recruitment has been affected greatly and business nearly stopped overnight.  I remember at … Read more

Updating your CV…(or is it Resume!)

For many of us during this chaotic time, uncertainty and a lack of job security is the new norm. As a business owner, I am certainly feeling it every day with pivotal jobs being put on hold, hiring freezes put in place across most businesses, (local and Global), as well as an increase in daily calls … Read more

View my LinkedIn Profile – 5 Areas to focus on

Since Covid-19 lockdown, every single one of us has had our working day or career trajectory affected, in one way or another. You may be in the fortunate situation of retaining your current role and enjoying the work from home life, or you are one of the many who have been made redundant, on furlough, working … Read more

Marketing in Times of Crisis: 5 Things to Remember

Core values

Amidst the ongoing crisis in the face of a pandemic, consumers and businesses alike experience difficulty, confusion and panic. Resources are limited, countries are placed on lockdown, people lose their jobs, businesses are being shut down and suffer losses, and there exists economic uncertainty.  No one is “crisis-proof”. Companies face the dilemma of being sensitive … Read more

How to Build Your Startup’s Marketing Team: Advice from a CMO Consultant

As you work on spending your time and resources building a product, the question of when and how to start marketing is a question that many founders delay longer than they should. However, we also know that when startups fail, it is often because their marketing is lacking and not because they do not have … Read more

Conference Networking Tips

In my previous blog post, I highlighted some recommended conferences in the Human Resources Industry to attend in the upcoming year. Now that you have chosen a conference, booked a flight, paid for accommodation, and have your bags packed, I would like to share some advice to make the most out of the networking opportunities … Read more

World’s Top Human Resources Conferences 2020

Professional development is important for human resources professionals for networking, skill-building, and in many countries maintaining accreditation and certification. We thought that we would travel the world (or the internet!) and find some of the best conferences for you to plan your work- travel schedule for 2020. While some conferences focus on general discussions around … Read more

How to Use the Festive Season to Grow You Career

According to research conducting through McCrindle, if you are between the ages of 25 and 40, you probably will not be working for your current employer in four years time. And, if you are in your twenties or early 30’s, you will probably be with a new employer within 2 to 3 years.  While the … Read more

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