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Whether hiring or looking for your next career, this blog is a key recruitment resource, equipping you with the information you need for recruitment or job seeking success.

Get the latest insights and market research from your recruitment experts in top industries including construction and property, resources and mining, technology, and banking and financial, and learn from our team's breadth of knowledge on different functions such as accounting, IT, estimating, human resources, procurement and supply chain.

Shaking things up: Your people plan is key to merger and acquisition success

Posted By Dan Rodriguez, President, Hays US on Monday, Nov 13, 2017

Your people strategy is key to a successful merger or acquisition | Hays BlogAs former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said: “A merger is hard to pull off under any circumstances.”

Prioritizing the “people” aspect is critical for success. Hear from AVDA Optical Networking CTO of Ensemble, Prayson Pate, about his experience going through first a merger, then an acquisition. What worked and what lessons does he have for you?


Where does “buy in” need to come from for total talent management?

Posted By Kimball Norup, SVP, Head of Growth, Hays Talent Solutions on Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

Why buy in do you need for total talent management? | Hays BlogTotal talent management has seen rapid adoption in Europe, but is yet to be widespread in North America. Combining all your hiring processes into one overarching program takes commitment from throughout your business.

If your organization is contemplating this innovative approach or is ready to get started, who do you need to bring into the process to ensure a successful program?


How to get your resume onto a recruiters’ shortlist

Posted By James Hawley, EVP, Hays US on Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

What is a recruiter looking for on your resume? | Hays BlogYou’ve sent your resume in to a recruiter, but haven’t heard back from them about any relevant jobs. The average recruiter receives dozens of resumes in a week, sometimes in a day. Most of those decisions are made quickly based on the information on the first page of your resume.

So what goes through a recruiter’s mind as they read your resume, and how can you make it to their shortlist?


5 common social media mistakes jobseekers make

Posted by James Hawley, Hays US EVP, on Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

Common social media mistakes to avoid when job huntingSocial media is a major part of your job search today, from expanding your network on Linkedin, to building your personal brand on Twitter, and following a company on Instagram for insights into their company culture. But social media has its pitfalls and if you’re not careful it could have a negative effect on your job search.
These are mistakes I see made daily, that you can avoid with a little foresight.


3 trends we spotted at CWS Summit Dallas

Posted by Cori McKee, VP Sales and Solutions, Hays Talent Solutions on Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

3 trends we spotted at CWS DallasWith 800 attendees, more than 80 speakers covering 30 or more topics, the CWS Summit last week was a rich source of expertise and insight.

After listening to a number of the talks, and talking to both buyers and vendors during the two day conference, here’s what stood out to us from the event.


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