We've interviewed hundreds of senior professionals and industry leaders to discover and show you what it takes to flourish within the below industries. Read the report which is most relevant to you to find out what are the next steps you need to take to success.
Credit managers play a critical role in enabling companies to stay in business, report healthy profits and to grow and attract investment. Without them some companies would struggle to survive while others fail to achieve their full potential.
We surveyed nearly 500 credit managers and individuals holding similar roles in organisations across the UK for this report. They were asked about their background, qualifications, responsibilities and personal characteristics as well as the challenges that they face and the skills that they believe are important for credit managers to have.
We asked over 800 Financial Directors across the UK what makes them tick and how they got to where they are today. What qualifications and experience is required? How important is commercial awareness? Top tips for the next generation and what Finance Directors do in their spare time.
In a time of significant change in the UK economy attracting, motivating and retaining talent has never been more important. In collaboration with the CIPD, we asked HR professionals to share their view on what makes an ideal HR director.
What skills and capabilities do they think are needed as we emerge from the global financial crisis? Are the skills required in the future different to those required now? What can the profession as a whole do to ‘future proof’ itself?
Marketing remains an exciting and popular career choice. Many enter the profession with the aspiration of making it to the top. They help to set strategy, make key decisions and maximise an organisation’s profitability.
We asked over 370 leading Marketers across the UK what makes them tick and how they got to where they are today. They were asked about their educational background, qualifications, route to leadership, international experience, personal characteristics, challenges and advice for the next generation.
No two finance partners will have matching skill-sets or will have followed identical career paths. Nevertheless, our research found that partners in accountancy firms do tend to share some common characteristics in terms of their training, personal attributes, and the challenges they face. Having surveyed almost 400 partners across the UK, we have unravelled their DNA and discovered what it takes to make a finance partner.
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The UK economic growth is under threat as the skills gap widens and productivity falters. Find out more about our findings on the current state of the UK labour market.View more
In issue 11, we discuss if technology is diminishing the human touch, the benefits of a diverse workforce and a purpose led culture, along with other topics which could affect your work.View Hays Journal