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Looking to land your dream job? Build your soft skills, says Hays
According to Hays latest Salary Guide, soft skills could be the differentiator between a successful or failed job search.
DevOps amongst most sought after skillset
The survey found 53% of respondents believe technical skills have the highest impact on the effectiveness of an organisation or department.
Why 49% of employers aim to increase headcount – Hays
"Highly-skilled professionals will be in high demand and can access strong career-advancing opportunities."
Increasing talent shortage in A/NZ cybersecurity market
According to new research from Hays, technical expertise is simply not enough when hiring cybersecurity personnel and businesses should be looking to upskill employees.
Why middle management needs a rebrand - Hays
Middle managers often find the value they bring to an organisation being scrutinised.
Kiwi employees increasingly unsatisfied at work
“A new financial year is fast approaching, which traditionally brings fresh activity to the jobs market as new budgets are set and employers look to add to their headcount.”
How to successfully ask for a pay rise - Hays
To ensure your pay rise request is successful, there are certain steps you must take.
Which tech trends will influence the 2019 job market
From AI and machine learning to blockchain and data science, six tech trends are set to govern IT skills in demand this year.
Bias & discrimination stunting career progression, claim employees
If you feel like you’ve been held back from career progression because of discrimination, you are not alone according to a report from recruiting firm Hays.
Automation beginning to impact Aussie workforce
18% of those surveyed said automation has already impacted their job ‘significantly’, with their duties changing or their role becoming redundant.
How innovation links to talent attraction and staff retention
Half of A/NZ’s bosses have their heads in the sand when it comes to understanding the business and innovation benefits of diversity and inclusion.
So you want to keep tech talent in your business
So you want to keep your tech talent, but you’re not sure what they need to stay put – is salary the biggest factor?
Feeling fatigued? Getting out of the office for lunch could be the answer
Do you make a point to take your lunch break in full most workdays? You might be one of only 28% of New Zealanders who actually make the most of it.
Explained: Reverse mentoring and how you can make it work
Mentors. For generations they’ve been known as senior staff with experience who generally train newer recruits – but that mindset is being turned upside down with the idea of reverse mentoring.
Opportunity growth in mobility as importance of flexibility rockets
According to a survey by Hays Recruitment, 89% of employers and 96% of professionals say flexibility is an area worth thinking about.
Algorithm-friendly C.Vs & data analytics: How recruitment is expected to change in 2018
Unless you are a contract or temporary worker - do not change jobs too frequently as turnover can be factored into the criteria AI screens for.
Chatbots and AI are the future of your job
Organisations are now exploring how they can take advantage of AI technologies in the workplace...
The inevitability of AI: How to prepare for jobs that don’t exist yet
"Disruption in the world of work is indiscriminate and inevitable, and everybody must be prepared to adapt to stay relevant."
Following Facebook's lead: Males fear taking parental leave - here's why
"It will reduce the stigma around men taking on equal caring responsibilities and could help improve female gender equality in the workplace.”
The tech talent drought: Cloud engineers & agile project managers in demand
“We’re seeing more employers recruiting, but the number of people applying for each vacancy is falling.”
Sick of your job? Here’s how to ensure you're applying for the right roles
Don’t lose hope -It's important that you keep your spirits high during your job search, even if you don’t get an interview for a role that you want.
Experiment with new tech and tools through hackathons – Hays
“In this environment, you are free to try a completely different approach to a problem that you may not want to risk in the real world.”
Submitting job applications but not getting an interview? Here's why
“If you are struggling to secure interviews, perhaps it’s due to a simple mistake you aren’t even aware of."
Overtime on the rise in NZ – employees to walk if it becomes excessive
We’ve all burnt the midnight oil at one stage or another, but a new poll has revealed overtime is on the rise in NZ - and employees don't like it.