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Tech pros: are you using your social profile to your advantage?

Posted David Brown, Executive Vice President, Veredus | Hays on Friday, Oct 9, 2015

Tech Pros Social profileWith the advent of new technologies, the process of finding a new job is changing rapidly, and is very different now to what it was even 5-10 years ago.

Social media, online job boards, mobile apps and so on have all made the job search process far more interactive and transparent. Employers are now able to find out a lot more about you, and have little difficulty with distinguishing between what is true and what is embellished.

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What Employers Want: a guide to enhancing your skills for success

Posted David Brown, Executive Vice President, Veredus | Hays on Friday, Oct 2, 2015

IT Report Intro P1 Graphic 2As the tech market evolves, the skills in demand and whom an employer is looking for varies. Even though there may be trends in specific technical qualifications required, employers are still looking for the “right person”. Gain insights into what skills employers want (both soft and technical), so you can adapt your path for future success and career advancement.

The most sought after candidates today are developers, in particular those with Java skill sets, as well as security experts. According to our recent report, What Employers Want, tech pros with client facing experience and diverse project experience will be most successful, in particular when applying to the more senior and executive levels.

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IT - what employers want report: a glance into tech hiring

Posted David Brown, Executive Vice President, Veredus | Hays on Friday, Sep 25, 2015

IT Report Intro P1 GraphicI am thrilled to be launching our inaugural IT candidates guide, What Employers’ Want. Being as committed as we are to providing our candidates with the best opportunities in the marketplace, and providing our clients with the best IT professionals available, we wanted to provide our candidates insight into what employers are looking for.

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Posted on Friday, Sep 25, 2015

Attracting Millennials: are you doing your part to raise your employer brand?

Posted James Hawley, Executive Vice President, Veredus | Hays,
on Thursday, Sep 24, 2015

Work life balanceIn a survey by Accenture, over half of professionals have turned down jobs due to the company’s perceived poor work / life balance. When battling for top talent in a skills short labor market small changes in how your company culture is promoted externally can make a big difference in landing the top Estimator or Project Manager.

What are you doing to support a healthy team work-life balance?

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