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Posted by Dave Brown, Hays | Veredus EVP, on Thursday, Mar 3, 2016
Researching a company before your job interview isn’t about standing out anymore. Today it’s about keeping up and staying on the short-list.
Not so long ago, job seekers who wanted to stand out in an interview were advised to research the company and interviewer. You could use your research to determine which examples of your work you should share when answering questions and any sentence starting with ‘I saw on your website…’ was sure to impress. These days that's the bare minimum.So how can you research an organization and what should you look for?
Posted by James Hawley, Hays | Veredus EVP, on Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016
Construction spending increased by 10 per cent in 2015, according to a Reuters economic report, and this year looks likely to be just as busy. This is driving demand for a range of skilled construction professionals, including estimators, superintendents and project managers.
How can you make the most of new opportunities?
Posted by Dave Brown, Hays | Veredus EVP, on Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
According to job board operator Dice Holdings, technology salaries rose 7.7% in 2015, and contract workers saw a compensation increase of 5% in the same time.
IT and technology remains one of the strongest functions and sectors, with almost two-thirds of technology professionals reporting they received a raise in 2015
What regions and skill sets are in highest demand?
Posted by James Hawley, EVP Veredus | Hays, on Thursday, Feb 11, 2016
Posted by James Hawley, Hays EVP, on Friday, Feb 5, 2016
In a recent interview, my colleague Jim Fearon discussed the need for construction employers to embrace social media in hiring. This is just as pertinent in the USA, where the construction industry is vast on a national scale, but oftenSo what are the best companies doing well, and how can you emulate them?