We all know International People Solutions as somehow they happen to be all at networking events and conferences around the world.
Daisy Engel, director of global talent at International People Solutions, looks back at 2020 and gives us a quick market update.
Akie: So first of all, how did the coronavirus impact your business?
Daisy: We are lucky to be in the right niche and only got busier. We had to scale up and are now available 7 days a week from 9 am till 9 pm to make sure we can help as many people as possible.
Akie: What about not traveling, as normally your team flies around the world on a weekly basis.
Daisy: Like you, we had to adapt quickly and started with online events. Having said that, we can’t wait till we can attend conferences and meetups in person again!
Akie: How many countries do you guys operate in?
Daisy: 21 and counting!
Akie: How is the job market in our industry at the moment?
Daisy: Still booming! Things haven’t really changed. Our clients are still hiring non-stop and worldwide as you can see on our website. (link)
Akie: Which verticals are in high demand?
Daisy: At the moment, mobile, ecommerce, insurance, finance, leadgen & content arbitrage. We also see a high demand for media buyers (google, facebook, bing etc.)
Akie: What about remote working?
Daisy: Remote working is here to stay. Being stuck in an office for 40 hours per week or more is history. Employers who wont adapt will lose the war on talent..
Akie: What is your goal for 2021:
Daisy: Becoming the best rated agency in the world. (We are on target with 350+ reviews on Google with an average of 4,9 stars)
Akie: What do you recommend jobseekers within our industry? Daisy: Life is short, so don’t waste your time in a job you don’t like. Akie: What do you recommend employers within our industry?
Daisy: Call us before your competitor does 🙂
Akie: What IPS’s key to success?
Daisy: Owning your niche and focusing on the long term!
Akie: What did IPS do for XMAS?
Daisy: Our team in Indonesia looked after their community and tried to help as many people as possible by handing out facemasks, sanitizers, food boxes, milk, sweets, water, etc. You can find the links to the videos here.
Akie: Any tips for 2021?
Daisy: Don’t look back, you are not going that way!
For jobs check out: http://internationalpeoplesolutions.com/