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Many people have found themselves with more time on their hands & are wondering how they can spend this time productively. Find out more about upskilling.

Interview coming up? No matter how well you prepare, there are always certain job interview questions that catch you off guard. Read more to find out how to answer tricky interview questions.

Many leaders have recently adopted more flexible working policies. So, how best should managers lead their employees in a hybrid model? Read more.

Australia has powered out of last year’s downturn in a stronger position than anyone could have anticipated back in mid-2020. Today, employment growth is positive. In fact, almost three-quarters (74%) of employers say permanent staffing levels are either above or equal to their pre-COVID-19 point.

You may be expecting a salary increase in your next review, but achieving what you think you’re worth is not always possible.  Our Hays Salary Guide FY21/22 shows that almost seven in ten (67%) employers plan to offer pay rises in the year ahead. But over half will give increases of less than 3%. 

Over the past 12 months, a lot of soft skill conversations have focused on the importance of adaptably. However, today another soft skill has come to the fore. Our newly released Hays Salary Guide FY21/22 shows that teamwork is the number one soft skill employers value in employees right now.

If 2020 was about career preservation, now is a great time for career revitalisation. 2020 is the year many job candidates were happy to forget. However, as our new Hays Salary Guide FY21/22 shows, we have turned a corner and job vacancies are on the rise. In welcome news, employers are becoming increasingly optimistic.

Our newly released Hays Salary Guide FY21/22 shows that small salary increments are on the horizon for many skilled professionals this year, but not all New Zealanders will receive equal salary rewards. This year, our salary guide paints a picture of a widening salary expectation gap between employers and employees.

One of the legacies of COVID-19 will be the unprecedented experience of young people who looked for, or started, their very first job during this pandemic.

For the past 12 months there has been a significant focus on the particular challenges faced by women during the COVID-19 crisis. Find out more here.

With cybersecurity being a priority for business leaders, there has never been a better time to be a cybersecurity professional. Find out more here.

Are you now wondering how to keep your New Year’s work resolution? Here are some tips to help you get back on course.

Research indicates that temp workers suffer from adverse mental health for a variety of reasons, many of them due to the working patterns and job insecurity inherent to temp work.   As a temp worker, you may sometimes feel disposable or replaceable, as a result of inconsistent and irregular work, which can impact negatively on your mental health.   Temps can help...

Research shows that becoming more comfortable with asking “Why?” more often will make us more successful. Find out more information here.

What skills will be in greatest demand in 2021? The world of work and the skills required are constantly changing – this year more than most. So, whether you’re looking to get hired or add to your team, it pays to keep informed and understand the most in-demand skills for the year ahead.   With many organisations returning to growth and looking to protect their future, it’s no...

If you are looking to advance your career in Australia's 2021 job market, it’ll require a determined and strategic effort to stand out. Find out more here.

If you’ve found yourself in the position of being made redundant, don’t be afraid of communicating it clearly on your CV and in a job interview.    When addressing your redundancy on your CV, include any relevant and appropriate background information, such as the department or organisation needing to downsize, and ensure you highlight your key achievements in the role.  ...

While it can feel overwhelming, knowing how to balance work and family commitments will help you juggle your professional life with parenthood. Read more.

Strategically managing your career sometimes involves knowing when and how to say no to more work. Find out more information here.

How can you prove your value at work, without burning yourself out in the process? Find out more information here.

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