Power up your career: Taking on the year and coming out stronger

Starting a new year can feel like starting a fresh, new, clean slate. It can also make us take stock of our accomplishments in the previous year and can make us take an introspective look and see what requires improvements. Indeed, our accomplishments, (or lack thereof) can often motivate us to do better and be…

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Hiring Challenges in 2023: Predictions

Workforce demands have indubitably shifted. The workforce is aging albeit more diverse with increasingly different needs and priorities. A globalised and more digital modern world means that the way one connects with and finds new talent has changed. A radical shift in mindset left the working landscape irrecognisable from what it was before. Remote work…

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5 ways to start off your week right

With a new week comes a fresh start. The weekend allows you to decompress and unwind. For some, the weekend may also be about catching up with and juggling home life, chores, and an array of other responsibilities. If you're prone to the latter, preparing for Monday on Friday, will definitely help you feel less…

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The Fresh Start Effect

People tend to look for new opportunities in the new year, with researchers dubbing it the Fresh Start Effect. This is why it happens. It's that time of year. People promise themselves many things, often in the form of "new year resolutions" - to exercise more, to eat better, to seize the day, to stop…

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Public Holidays in 2023

Start marking your calendars because these are the official public holidays of 2023. This time of year, many may be planning their trips abroad and long weekends as a way to beat the January blues and acing a work-life balance. Without further ado, here they are: Date Day Holiday 1 Jan Sun New Year's Day…

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In Malta, 82% will invest in CSR in 2023.

Our latest survey asked local businesses about their latest CSR, or Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives for 2023. The overwhelming majority of respondents - 82% - will invest in CSR efforts. Why is CSR so important today and which areas are most likely to benefit? Read on as we delve into this. The European Commission defines…

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Keepmeposted Christmas Gifts

At Keepmeposted, we post around a thousand jobs a month. Given Christmas is upon us, we would love to somehow give back to the community, and we thought, why not contribute to the Lovin Milied Challenge - the KMP way! This means that from now until the 20th of December, for every job posted on…

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How Every Maltese Office Can Help This Christmas

Christmas is a time for giving. There is collective power in offices that is often underutilised. One person can make a difference, let alone the force of a whole group of people. Christmas is a wonderful opportunity to show some Corporate Social Responsibility and really make a difference.  Here are some ideas of how your…

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Christmas shutdown: 2 out of 3 in Malta like it.

A recent Keepmeposted survey has shown that people in Malta want a Christmas shutdown and would take days off anyway during this period. In this article, we’ll be delving deeper into this statistic. Whilst this remains true for the overall majority, this does not remain a strong majority for the younger cohort of respondents, of…

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The Christmas Staff parties: 57% of workers in Malta like them.

Christmas staff parties: love them or hate them? They sure make for some great next-day water-cooler chatter. Perhaps, Sandra’s, from Accounts, awesome karaoke singing debut got you talking, or it was the (slightly) inappropriate Secret Santa gifts, or discovering Michael from IT makes the most delicious gingerbread cookies. There’s always something to be said about…

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Most people in Malta say they don’t mind working the holidays

You’d be forgiven if you think that, in Malta, everyone celebrates Christmas one way or another. Perhaps through a staff party, a gathering of friends, or a family event. In fact, in our recent Keepmeposted survey, we asked workers in Malta. The exact portion of people in Malta who celebrate Christmas is 72%. This means…

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How often do workers in Malta expect a raise?

How common is it for local workers to ask for a pay raise and how often do they expect a raise? A recent Keepmeposted survey asked workers in Malta. The majority of respondents (56%) have asked for a raise - and this trend is consistent across genders, age groups and career levels. It seems to…

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Most People Say They Won’t Quit If They Don’t Get The Raise They Want

Would you leave your job if you didn’t get the pay raise you’ve been angling for? According to our latest survey, the vast majority of employees in Malta would not. When asked if they would leave their job, the majority (63.9%) said no, while 32% said yes and 4% said they don’t know. Men are…

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Get A Raise Or Work From Home? We Asked People In Malta To Choose

Would you rather get a raise or be allowed to work from home? In Keepmeposted’s recent survey on salary raises, we asked this question and discovered that the overwhelming majority (73%) of workers in Malta aged 18-75 would choose a pay raise over the opportunity to work from home. The result seems to contradict other…

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It’s Official: Most People Who Ask For A Raise In Malta Get One

Getting a raise might not be as difficult as some believe. Turns out the main thing you need to do is get the confidence to actually demand one. According to Keepmeposted’s recent survey about salary raises, two-thirds of workers in Malta who asked for a raise were successful, even if they weren’t all happy with…

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Designing A Successful Job Search Plan

Searching for a job can be a full-time effort in itself, that’s why planning your time and managing your process is necessary. Job hunting can be a stress-inducing endeavour, so strategically planning it will save you a lot of hassle and unnecessary pain. Determining what you want out of this job search and working towards…

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6 Tips to Reduce Stress During a Job Search

Anything that involves a major transition in our life is bound to induce some form of stress and the job hunt is one of those events. Until you find the right opportunity, you will come across rejection, a lot of pressure and mixed messages. Quite often the situation gets out of your control. It may…

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Choosing a Job Offer: Tips for Making the Best Choice

Job offers may come at a time in your job-hunting process when you may be in the enviable position of having to pick between two or three job offers. We understand that the task of choosing the right one can be daunting. You may need to choose quickly, as offers are often time-constrained but it…

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How to give feedback to an unsuccessful candidate

Once the dust has settled, and the right candidate is chosen, there is another part of the recruitment process that is often (unfortunately) overlooked by Hiring Managers and employers – the dreaded email to unsuccessful candidates. It would be useful to build a template email to ease the process and make it more straightforward when…

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Building and maintaining a diverse, engaged and inclusive culture

Everyone performs at their best and happiest when they can be themselves. We all want to be valued for exactly who we are. Differences at the place of work are a positives which should be celebrated. People from different backgrounds, cultures and experiences will bring more to the table and make the company stronger. Research…

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Knowing when it’s time to move on

It’s normal to have a bad day every now and then. Even people who claim to be happy at work will have bad days. You may also swear you’ll hand in your notice the next day from time to time... but thinking about it and doing it are oceans apart. How do you know it’s…

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