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Tech salaries increase as skills shortage inflates expectations
Thu, 9th Jun 2022
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More technology professionals will receive a pay rise this coming financial year than last, with skills shortages creating a once-in-a-career market.
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Aotearoa's cyber skills shortage: The tug-of-war between talent supply & demand
Wed, 1st Dec 2021
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Like any balance of supply and demand, there's a frustrating gap between what graduates are taught and what the market needs.
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Overtime in NZ business increasing, more than half go unpaid
Thu, 15th Jul 2021
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29% of NZ organisations saw an increase in overtime in the past year, with 51% of staff not being paid, according to Hays.
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Salary, benefits gap growing between employers and employees
Tue, 15th Jun 2021
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Employees dissatisfied with working benefits as minimal salary increases predicted in 2021, says Hays Salary Guide.
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The six most in demand tech jobs
Wed, 24th Feb 2021
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project management
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devops
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app development
COVID-19 disruption has led to a greater reliance on technology, which is fuelling a sharp increase in demand for several roles across the technology sector.
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COVID-19 crisis creates demand for retraining, change management and remote onboarding in IT
Tue, 1st Dec 2020
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New trends are emerging in IT recruitment, including remote onboarding and the need to retrain employees with legacy skills, says Hays IT.
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Hays launches free online training portal for businesses
Tue, 5th May 2020
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A new online training portal has been launched in a bid to help employers thrive in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.
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Diversity key to successful workplaces in Asia - Hays report
Mon, 9th Dec 2019
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Diverse opinions key to talent retention in Asia, Hays report finds.
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Hays: Jobseekers must 'self-disrupt' their career in 2020
Thu, 5th Dec 2019
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Hays reveals key strategies for landing your dream job in 2020, urging 'self disruption'.
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Over 80% of people living with a disability say recruitment bias exists
Tue, 3rd Dec 2019
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Two-thirds of employees with disabilities feel their organisation's leaders don't understand benefits of diversity and inclusion, says Hays survey.
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What will NZ's workplace of the future look like? We've got the trends.
Thu, 5th Sep 2019
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Hays predicts that ethical job automation, collaborative workplaces, and an aging workforce will shape New Zealand's future work environment.
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Employees around NZ working overtime without pay
Thu, 22nd Aug 2019
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A new report shows that overtime has increased in 30% of organisations and nearly half of those working overtime (48%) are unpaid for their extra hours.
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Changing skill sets become major driver of business restructures
Tue, 20th Aug 2019
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NZ and Aussie firms reshuffle for skills - Hays reveals restructuring drive for talent across sectors.
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Does work experience trump formal education?
Tue, 6th Aug 2019
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A new poll from Hays indicates Kiwis place higher emphasis on work experience than formal education when it comes to career progression.
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Looking to land your dream job? Build your soft skills, says Hays
Fri, 19th Jul 2019
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job seekers
According to Hays latest Salary Guide, soft skills could be the differentiator between a successful or failed job search.
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DevOps amongst most sought after skillset
Fri, 12th Jul 2019
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contact centre
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project management
The survey found 53% of respondents believe technical skills have the highest impact on the effectiveness of an organisation or department.
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Why 49% of employers aim to increase headcount – Hays
Thu, 11th Jul 2019
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Technical skills have the highest impact on NZ organizations, with civil engineers and salespeople in high demand, according to Hays.
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Increasing talent shortage in ANZ cybersecurity market
Thu, 4th Jul 2019
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skills shortage
Businesses face a cyber talent crunch; upskilling from within is key, reveals Hays report.
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Why middle management needs a rebrand - Hays
Wed, 26th Jun 2019
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Hays champions middle managers as vital to business success, urging skill development and empowerment.
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Kiwi employees increasingly unsatisfied at work
Thu, 20th Jun 2019
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One in three New Zealanders are planning to change jobs this year due to a lack of promotional opportunities and challenges, according to new research by Hays.
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How to successfully ask for a pay rise - Hays
Tue, 28th May 2019
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Salaries top Kiwi career goals; 56% seek hikes via raise requests, with Hays advising on key steps.
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Which tech trends will influence the 2019 job market
Mon, 4th Mar 2019
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devops
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blockchain
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data science
From AI and machine learning to blockchain and data science, six tech trends are set to govern IT skills in demand this year.
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Bias & discrimination stunting career progression, claim employees
Wed, 27th Feb 2019
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If you feel like you’ve been held back from career progression because of discrimination, you are not alone according to a report from recruiting firm Hays.
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Automation beginning to impact Aussie workforce
Thu, 21st Feb 2019
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workforce management
18% of those surveyed said automation has already impacted their job ‘significantly’, with their duties changing or their role becoming redundant.