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Interviewing for a teaching position? We've compiled a list of 8 interview questions you might asked—​plus advice on how to respond. Read more.

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.

To protect engagement and turnover, our advice is to communicate sensitively with employees about salary increases. More so than ever, when budgets are tight it’s critical to carefully manage salary expectations as part of your retention and engagement strategy. Here we present our advice on how to approach the salary expectation gap.

If you work in or with the IT industry, chances are fair you’ve heard others use the terms ‘Software Engineer’ and ‘Software Developer’ interchangeably. Sometimes, it’s a non-issue. Other times, it’s problematic. We recently sponsored the YOW! Conference and surveyed members of the software community for their views on the terms ‘Software Engineer’ and ‘Software Developer’.

Since early 2020, we’ve all experienced or witnessed considerable change in the world of work, leading many careers to take unexpected twists and turns. In some instances, this has made it harder for professionals to feel as though they can effectively plan their careers in a way that they might have done pre-pandemic. Hear from Eliza Kirkby, Regional Director at Hays, as she shares her...

The long-term impact of the pandemic on our work life is an enduring conversation. Right now, however, it’s clear that employers’ expectations of executive assistants (EAs) and personal assistants (PAs) are changing. Here, we look at how executive assistant roles are changing and the implications that EAs and PAs should be aware of to continue to succeed and thrive in their chosen career.

The challenges of the pandemic have forced many businesses to adopt an innovative mindset in order to adapt to new demands in record time. Read more here.

When it comes time to write or update your CV, it’s natural that you will have questions. Find out what the most common CV questions are here.

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.

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

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.

We are all living through an unusual time. So, what does this mean for the project management profession? Find out more information here.

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