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It will come as no surprise to most, but according to our latest  Hays UK Salary & Recruiting Trends 2019 report , the technology sector is still booming. In fact, the report revealed that 95% of technology organisations expect their business activity levels to increase or stay the same over the coming year. In light of this optimistic outlook, recruitment is high on the...

The many tasks and duties you have as a middle manager, like shaping and executing the objectives of your team, can often cause you to turn your back on other important matters. One of these matters, your own career progression, may take a back-seat to other responsibilities. This could leave you wondering how you will get back on track to climb the career ladder and achieve your goals. ...

Our recent  Hays UK Salary & Recruiting Trends 2019  report revealed that nearly two-thirds (64%) of HR employers expect their business activity levels to go up; a huge increase on the 50% who said the same last year. In light of this expected boost in activity, nearly half (49%) of HR employers are increasingly looking to hire short-term HR staff to plug the gaps and give...

According to our latest  Hays UK Salary & Recruiting Trends 2019  report, accountancy and finance employers predict a busy year ahead, with 94% expecting business activity levels to rise or stay the same. As a result of these optimistic activity forecasts, over half (56%) expect to take on new staff over the next 12 months. Will skills shortages scupper recruitment plans?...

At the core of your business is your Employee Value Proposition (EVP). However as your company expands, this can easily become little more than bland messages about career development and social responsibility on your website. Below, we explore the five most common online employer branding mistakes, and how, with some small adjustments, you can get your candidate attraction plans back...

Before you read on, take a look around your office – how many people are actually talking to each other? I’d hasten to guess that most are plugged into their earphones, or beavering away behind their computer screens, probably emailing the person that sits opposite them. Am I right? Typing has become our default communication mode In the race to innovate and implement new...

Today, more than ever before, it is hard for a brand to engage with consumers. The world is full of organisations shouting about their achievements, offerings and successes. Activity is constant, across all channels: inboxes are inundated with emails, YouTube is full of adverts, and Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn are stuffed to the brim with promotional material. Content overload ...

During the Autumn Budget Announcement, it was revealed that updated IR35 tax legislation –  introduced in the public sector last year  – will be introduced into the private sector from April 2020, and applied to medium and large-sized businesses. What is the updated IR35 legislation?  The updated legislation impacts interims working under a personal service company...

Interviewing for a job as a recent graduate can be a tricky path to navigate when it comes to answering a question about your relevant skills. With large amounts of academic knowledge but limited professional experience, you may feel worried about how you can answer a skills-based question in a convincing way. Most other graduates in your position have the very same worry. Rest...

There is no doubt that organisations are better recognising just how important a role the procurement function plays in driving the success of a business, and as I discussed in my  recent blog , this is leading to pay rises as employers strive to hire the best. Our latest  UK Salary & Recruiting Trends 2019 guide  shows that just under three-quarters of procurement,...

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