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Bad interview? Here’s what you should do next  

You know what your best interview performance looks like, and that wasn’t it. Despite all of your careful interview preparation, the points that you wanted to make just didn’t come across in the right way.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, Hays NSW

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Job searching? 4 steps to discussing your salary expectations  

“So, what are your salary expectations?” You know you are going to be asked this question at some point during your job search - it’s a key piece of information for both the recruiter and hiring manager. And yet for many, being asked this question is still enough to make you shift about uncomfortably in your seat.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & New Zealand

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Digital natives: can you prove this important soft skill in a job interview?  

It’s A lot can happen in 60 internet seconds. It’s estimated that in just one minute we send over 29 million WhatsApp messages, 3.3 million Facebook posts, 448,000 Tweets and 150,000 emails.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, Hays NSW

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Contractors - are you making these CV mistakes?  

It’s As a contractor, you will be more than familiar with the many benefits that temping brings, from the ability to gain a wide variety of experience and expand your network to improved work/life balance.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, Hays NSW

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What’s more important when job searching - your CV or your LinkedIn profile?  

It’s no secret that an up-to-date and engaging LinkedIn profile can help you both stand out and get noticed by recruiters and hiring managers – whether you are actively or passively looking for a new role. But does that mean that CVs are becoming less important?
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & New Zealand

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Should you take the job just because it pays more money?

Whether you were actively looking for a new position or not, you have found yourself in a situation where you have been offered a new role. What’s more, the role pays far more than your current one for doing pretty much the same thing, so on the face of it, the choice seems obvious – go where the money is.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & New Zealand

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Who can I confide in about my job search?

During your job search, you will no doubt find yourself faced with all kinds of difficult questions, from “Which is the right industry for me?” to “Should I accept this job even though it pays less?”
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, Hays NSW & WA

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Want a successful construction career? 950+ construction leaders share their advice

A diverse technical foundation and strong communication, problem solving and decision making soft skills are required for any aspiring construction professional.
by Simon Bristow, Senior Regional Director, QLD

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Risk & compliance professionals in growing demand: one consequence of the banking royal commission

Australia’s banking royal commission will be the catalyst that will see the financial services sector become far more accountable and lead to a massive spike in demand for risk and compliance professionals.
by Carl Piesse, Associate Director, NSW

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Want a new developer job? How plan your attack

It feels like a long time coming, but you’ve made your mind up – now is the time to make your next career move, and you’re finally going to do it.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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Will you receive a pay rise this year? 

2017 was a phenomenal year for jobs growth in Australia and in 2018 we’ve so far seen continued labour market strength.

by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & New Zealand

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The challenges in recruiting top tech talent

Australia’s golden run of job growth continues, with demand for highly-skilled professionals now outweighing supply. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the tech world.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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Flexible work the new normal during fourth industrial revolution  

Offering flexible working arrangements is tipped to be a key part of the unfolding fourth industrial revolution where emerging technologies are reshaping our industries and how we work.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & New Zealand

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Remaining employable in the digital world of financial services

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is coming, and if you think by keeping your head down and doing what you have been doing for years, no one will notice, you need to think again.
by Carl Piesse, Associate Director, Hays Australia

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Whose responsibility is upskilling? The push-pull between employers and employees

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here and rapidly gaining ground. Many jobs are being automated via technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things and cloud computing.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & New Zealand

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Showcasing you're a constant learner to potential employers

Employers place great value on talent who drive their own learning agenda. 
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, Hays NSW & WA

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‘Upskilling always’ is the new normal. Here’s 7 ways to do it.

Constant upskilling is the new normal for anyone hoping to stay relevant in an increasingly mechanised world

by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & New Zealand

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Skills to keep you employable during the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here and rapidly gaining ground. Many jobs are being automated via technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things and cloud computing.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & New Zealand

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IT experts: How and why you must become a business professional

Advanced digitisation is pushing technology into every corner of the business world. As such, IT professionals should open themselves up to more opportunities to expand their commercial knowledge within the increasingly homogenous corporate space.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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How can SMEs retain their staff without breaking their budget?

Staff retention can feel like a real challenge to some SME leaders. This is especially true if, like in most cases, they are competing for top talent with larger, more established corporates; corporates whose brand names look great on a CV or who are potentially able to offer a tempting salary and benefits package.
by Chris Kent, State Regional Director

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Job hunting in today’s digital age: Your new road to job search success

There’s been a lot of market commentary in recent times about the changing nature of recruitment and how the power of digital technology, data science and personalised communications at scale have created a complex new model.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & New Zealand

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What IS the next big thing in HR Tech…? A few simple tips to help you figure it out

Those of us who were recruiting in 1999 can recall the Y2K hiring frenzy. At the time, I used to joke that if candidates could simply spell IT they could probably command a 100k salary.
by Jacky Carter, Group Digital Engagement Director

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How quickly can I ask for a promotion?

In response to rapid technological advances the skills we need to perform our jobs and the duties and responsibilities we are tasked with are constantly changing. Is it a surprise then that more and more of today’s jobseekers expect to be promoted just as quickly?
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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The hottest tech jobs for 2018

The tech industry continues to thrive, with digital transformations taking place across all sectors.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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Three signs that you really shouldn’t have taken that counter offer

If you’re reading this, then I’m guessing the past couple of months have been quite the journey for you. After some careful contemplation, you realised that for whatever reason you weren’t happy in your role, and you made the decision to leave.
Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director Australia & NZ

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Talent management for contingent staff

We’re becoming an on-demand people. From on-demand television to training and software as a service (SaaS), we’re accustomed to having our needs met here and now. Is it really a surprise then that more employers are shifting towards on-demand headcounts?
Shane Little, Managing Director Talent Solutions APAC

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How to optimise your CV for the algorithms

Next time you apply for a job, will people or algorithms screen your application? Chances are, it’ll be the latter, with technological advancements reducing the time to hire.
Jane McNeill, Managing Director, Hays NSW & WA

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8 ways finance leaders can tackle tech trends

A sure sign of the times, adopting new technologies is the biggest business challenge facing today’s finance leaders according to a survey we conducted of 374 Australian and New Zealand finance leaders.
by David Cawley, Regional Director NSW

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Top recruitment trends to watch out for in 2018

Are you looking for your first or next digital technology job? Then your extracurricular activities, those you undertake in your downtime outside of work, will be closely examined by employers.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand

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4 extracurricular activities that will help land a digital tech job

Are you looking for your first or next digital technology job? Then your extracurricular activities, those you undertake in your downtime outside of work, will be closely examined by employers.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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5 signs you need a Christmas temp

Thousands of seasonal retail jobs are on offer every Christmas period, but did you know that temporary assignments are also available in almost all industries at this time of year?
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand

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What I learnt from temping

Each assignment added to my experience and skills by exposing me to new industries, systems, technologies and ways of working. I wouldn’t exchange this period of rapid skills development for anything.
by Lucy Sharp, Marketing Director

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SMEs & staff retention: 2 budget-friendly strategies that work

Challenging, exciting work and career development can be easily provided in SMEs and they do not need to stretch your budget or require staff to be absent from the workplace.
by Chris Kent, State Regional Director

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6 executives share their best career progression advice

You’re ambitious, talented and possess top technical and soft skills. But that’s not enough to progress your career. While it seems almost everyone has an opinion on how to best work your way to the top, it’s those who have succeeded in doing so who are perhaps best qualified to give advice.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand

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Want to be a data scientist? Six trends you need to know about

Data scientists are in demand, and candidates with the right mix of skills will be rewarded with a future-proofed and lucrative career.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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What I learnt from temping

Sometimes even the most qualified person lacks employable skills. Adaptability, a willingness to learn and a problem solving attitude are some of the soft skills employers look for.
by Kathy Kostyrko, Director, Public Sector

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The word you are saying too much in job interviews

The language you use throughout your job interview is very important, but there’s one word that could undermine your suitability for the role in the eyes of your interviewer. It’s a short word, but one that conveys a lot. This word is “we”.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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Tech employers speed up their hiring processes

As competition reaches record levels, some employers, particularly in the world of tech, are shortening their recruitment processes in order to secure the best talent fast.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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The CV clichés to avoid at all costs

I’ve spoken before about the language you use on your CV and how it can have a huge bearing on whether or not you make the interview shortlist. For example, using action verbs to communicate your successes is one of the simplest ways to help your CV stand out.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand

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6 things you need to know about networking online

The rise of online networks has created real, focused, commercial opportunities to network, but there are rules to this new world.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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Celebrating millennials: hard workers who enjoy life

Millennials entered the workplace just as technology was blurring the work-life divide. So how do they maintain work-life balance?
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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Celebrating millennials: passionate continuous learners

It’s 30 years since the term ‘millennial’ was first coined and over that time it’s fair to say this generation has faced more than its fair share of incorrect generational stereotypes.
by Darren Buchanan, Managing Director, Queensland

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6 job-ready soft skills you need today

nick-blog-soft-skillsSoft skills are in demand. In fact, according to Deloitte Access Economics, soft-skill intensive occupations are expected to account for two-thirds of all jobs by 2030. But why?
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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SMEs: Fix your digital skills gap

As technological change sweeps through organisations, it’s creating a digital skill gap that many SMEs struggle to fill. Here are 3 steps to close the gap.
by Chris Kent, State Regional Director

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Stay tech savvy with these quick & simple tips

Forget what the robots are doing – 4 practical ways to make sure you stay relevant
by Jacky Carter, Group Digital Engagement Director

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Bias in the recruitment process breeds bias in the workplace

Our Group Engagement Director, Jacky Carter, discusses recruitment bias after a thought provoking panel discussion at the recent Women in Technology event.
by Jacky Carter, Group Digital Engagement Director

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Size is an SMEs best staff engagement advantage

brainstorm-meeting-team.jpgSmall and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) have a staff engagement advantage that no large organisation can buy: their size.
by Chris Kent, State Regional Director

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How to manage on-demand staff

As more employers are using temporary or contract workers, here are some ideas of how to best manage on-demand staff.
by Eliza Kirkby, Regional Director, Hays Australia

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Automation: Job killer or job cultivator?

Almost every day a media headline jumps out at me declaring jobs are at risk from automation and artificial intelligence (AI).
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Full stack development: what does it mean for your career?

PR image - it tech digital full stackFull stack developer roles are seeing a resurgence as organisations demand IT staff with a range of skills across the stack.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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Avoid these social media mistakes when job searching

PR image - modern office woman laptopSocial media helps your job search in many ways, from profiling your expertise to finding out about new opportunities, but if you’re not careful it can also hinder your chance of securing your ideal job.
by Eliza Kirkby, Regional Director, Hays Australia

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How to develop a winning job search strategy

PR image - winning job search successHave you recently found yourself so keen to find a new job, yet also so busy with your current one, that your job search strategy involves frantically pinging off your CV whenever you can find a spare minute?
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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No pay rise? Here’s what to ask for instead

PR image - holiday beach If you’re one of the many professionals who has been disappointed by their salary increase or lack thereof, don’t become discouraged.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Hybrid skills now needed in Projects & Business Change

thinking-job-knowledge.jpgOver the past year the skills employers require for projects and business change have shifted from pure IT Project Managers to specialist business-focused Project Managers and Business Analysts who understand both IT and business needs and can act as the link between the two.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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Are performance reviews as dead as the dinosaurs?

Are we dinosaurs welcoming the annual performance appraisal meteor or do performance appraisals still have a useful purpose in workplaces today?
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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6 reasons to choose IT contracting

Press release image - IT contractingFind out why IT professionals are taking advantage and jumping on the contracting bandwagon.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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Sedate salary increases to test employee loyalty

In this blog, Hays Managing Director, Nick Deligiannis discusses the findings from our 2017 salary guide.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Change your thinking and calm your interview nerves

office-man.jpgIn this blog Hays Director, Jane McNeill, shares some interview insights; hopefully helping you overcome interview anxiety and giving yourself the best chance for success.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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Disruption could be good for workers in their 40s, 50s and 60s

cafe-meeting.jpgOne unique way organisations can prepare for the uncertainty of digital disruption is to employ more older workers.
by Eliza Kirkby, Regional Director, Hays Australia

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Have you encountered age bias in your career?

PR image - age biasAccording to a recent Hays survey age bias is alive and well. If you think you may be experiencing it, what can you do?
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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8 ways AI will impact digital recruitment

iStock-514564575From driverless cars to Siri, AI has started to impact almost every industry and every part of our lives, as its availability and scalability rapidly increases. 
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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'Out of office' can mean 'out of contact'

out-of-office.jpgStatistics show many Australians and New Zealanders are working longer hours, which extend past standard business hours into our evenings and weekends.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Obvious signs your employee is looking for a new job

office-bored-istock.jpgEvery day, many people around the world make the brave and exciting decision to leave their current employer in pursuit of a new challenge.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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IT contracting – would you do it?

office-woman-desk-open.jpgContractors are now viewed by employers as an ideal flexible resource to help them deliver projects and add technical skills.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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Making the move: large corporate to small business (or vice versa)

office-woman-desk-open.jpgIf you’re thinking of moving from a large corporate to an SME (small to medium enterprise), or vice versa, brace for a culture change.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Who stays with one employer for 30 years?

30-years.jpgThere is a perception that working for the same company will lead to stagnation, a lack of challenge and fewer opportunities.
by Jacky Carter, Group Digital Engagement Director

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Are we letting down middle managers?

thinking-laptop-work-istock.jpgAlmost half of Australia and New Zealand’s mid-level managers say the training and development they now receive has decreased compared to the early years of their career.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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How to nail your next interview for a contract or temp role

Interviewing for a temp or contract position? The answers you would give for a perm position won't get you the job. We tell you how to nail common temp interview questions.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Life as a temp

What is life as a temp really like? Does it offer an ideal work-life balance and higher earnings or is it isolating and full of constant new challenges?
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Seven new job 'what if's' – and how to overcome them

From school, uni and right up to your working life, starting somewhere new can be daunting, however friendly your new colleagues are and however great the opportunity.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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Not sure about temping? Let’s clear up the misconceptions.

Would you consider a temporary or contract role? If so, you’re amongst the majority of workers we recently polled.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Ease the guilt: Tips to balance work and family for mums AND dads

It’s not the concept of parental leave and flexible working that’s bold; it’s the shift in thinking required for employers and employees to accept that parental leave and flexible working should be the norm for male parents too.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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Where are all the female leaders? Stuck behind career progression barriers, that’s where.

Is it right that for 80% of us the most senior person in the organisation we work for is male?
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Come on men! Are you brave enough to do a Zuckerberg?

De-gendering gender diversity by offering and accepting equal parental leave and flexible working options without career consequences for both men and women seems to me like the next logical step to help to make real and lasting gender equality progress in the workplace.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Want to be a manager?

When people are promoted up the ranks, it’s usually thanks to their strong technical skills. But as any successful manager knows, there are a whole new set of skills required at this level.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Are you an architect? Stay relevant in a rapidly changing world

Today’s architectural professionals work in a world that is constantly changing, with new technology, materials, legislation and codes influencing the skills demanded by employers.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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How to get the most from a blended workforce

The rapid rise in the use of temporary and contract assignments has seen a blended workforce become the norm in many industries and sectors.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Attract and retain architectural professionals

Architects are in high demand in Australia and New Zealand, so much so that the shortage of sought-after skills and experience has seen employers make staff attraction and retention a priority once more.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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The secret to talent management planning – link to business strategy

You cannot create an effective talent management strategy without first understanding the business’s strategy.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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How to use social media to enhance your 2017 job search

From the blogs you write to your status updates, the people and organisations you follow to the content you like, your collective online activity personifies your ‘brand’.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Six signs your boss cares about your career progression

You know your job inside out, and are certainly performing well – but ask yourself – are you continually developing and learning within your career?
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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What's your story?

If you don’t know your story, it’s time to identify it - it could land you your next job.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Steps to an error-free CV

We all know that applying for a new job can be a time-consuming and sometimes all-encompassing task.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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How often should I update my CV?

Whether you are ready to apply for a new job or not, updating your CV regularly to reflect the progression of your skills, responsibilities and successes is a sensible long-term career management policy.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Innovation is dead. Old news. Passé.

Conceptualisation to proof of concept to business as usual will be (or should be) happening in a frighteningly short time frame in 2017.
by Jacky Carter, Group Digital Engagement Director

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Architects: adapting their skills to a changing world

What happens when you ask 200 architectural professionals about the skills, technology and work practices impacting their role, as well as their thoughts on offshoring, sustainability and the changing role of an architect?
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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Could a temp assignment cure your career blues?

Are you feeling stale or bored in your existing role? Do you need to refresh your career or find a new challenge? If so, a temporary assignment could be the solution to curing your career blues.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Is freelancing the ‘new normal’?

A recent article published in the Hays Journal, entitled ‘The rise of the freelancer economy’ got me thinking about the evolving recruitment trends we are seeing here at Hays, and the reasons behind them.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Employers want knowledge workers – do you fit the bill?

woman-planningKnowledge workers are emerging as a hiring ‘hotspot’ thanks to the growing number of knowledge-intensive jobs that require suitably skilled, experienced and educated candidates to perform non-routine tasks.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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How to ensure your candidate enjoys their interview

blog-leaders.jpgDon’t lose a great candidate due to a bad interview experience.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Career flatline: Why it’s never a good idea to accept a counter offer

woman-penConsider your original motivations for leaving and question if the counter offer is really worth remaining for.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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10 less obvious reasons why you didn’t get the job

thinking-job-knowledge.jpgWe often find that it’s the smaller, seemingly insignificant things that damage a candidate’s chances of landing their dream job.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Seven important steps you must take during your first week in a new job

job-team.jpgYou must remember that it’s not only up to your new employer to provide you with a positive, powerful and effective starting point. Here are some key actions which you should undertake during that very first week.
by Peter Noblet, Senior Regional Director

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Nine ways to upskill yourself outside of the office

It’s up to you to keep your skills sharp and abreast of developments in your field. Here are nine ways to do it.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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Ten signs you are ready to manage people

Do you see people management as the next rung on your career ladder, but not sure if you’re ready for the additional responsibility?
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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One simple trick to help your CV stand out

woman-ipad-business.jpgWhen you sit down to update your CV, do you start by jotting down a few points about your duties and responsibilities in your current role – points that could easily have come from your job description?
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Are your up and coming leaders coping or thriving?

How to ensure you are providing the scaffold to help your talent build their leadership style.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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Never let yourself get too comfortable

Finding opportunities to stretch yourself beyond the day to day at work is the ideal way to give your career a boost.
by Adam Shapley, Senior Regional Director, NSW

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Do you have what it takes to be a Payroll Manager?

We all want a job where we can be happy, and it seems that Payroll Managers have achieved just that.
by David Cawley, Regional Director, Hays Australia

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How to switch off (and encourage your teams to do the same)

Whether it’s just for the evening, the weekend or you’re taking a well-deserved break on holiday, it can be hard to stop the never-ending to-do list whizzing through your mind.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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Confidence and availability driving Australia’s job market

If a new job is on your radar you’ll be pleased to hear that more employers in Australia have indicated they plan to add to their headcount while the number of people who are changing jobs is also on the up.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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How to get the most out of your recruitment consultant

Recruitment is a people business and we’re passionate about creating valuable relationships with everyone we work with. 
by Peter Noblet, Senior Regional Director

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What’s on your career bucket list?

global-passport-working-overseas.jpgMany of us draw up a bucket list of things we’d like to do or achieve in our personal lives, but how many of us think about creating a bucket list of milestones for our professional lives?
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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Ask these questions to tell if an organisation is the right fit for you

When looking for your next job, how do you tell if an organisation is the right fit for you and your professional style?
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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Future of recruitment (2) - Bias, data and diversity

Could data science help us get the bias out of recruitment?
by Jacky Carter, Group Digital Engagement Director

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8 common hiring mistakes that could cost you big

It has never been more important to nail your hiring decisions. Employers are dealing with higher levels of change and uncertainty than ever before.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Your complete guide to shaping a special job spec

The surest way to guarantee highly qualified and quality candidates when recruiting for your business is to construct job and person specs that are both as detailed and as clear as possible.
by Jane McNeill, Managing Director, NSW & WA

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How to create an engaged workforce

Increasing your employee engagement is important for a number of reasons: staff retention, increased productivity and innovation, a bottom line boost and a more proactive workforce.
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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Give your CV a digital makeover

Digital disruption (how new digital technologies are enabling us to change how we do things) is a phrase we are hearing more of, not just here in Australia but across the world of work. 
by Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director, Hays Australia & NZ

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The future of recruitment?

It’s been said that the recruitment and staffing sector has been badly let down – or certainly ignored – in terms of technological advancement.
by Jacky Carter, Group Digital Engagement Director

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