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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.

Which soft skills are worth the most to employers?

Posted by David Brown, Executive Vice President, Veredus, a Hays company, on Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016

Hays Blog: What soft skills are worth most for IT professionals?According to the latest What Employers Want guide, 78 percent of IT employers saying they will pay more for the right soft skills, and 42 percent say increases could be more than 6 percent.

Which skills should you improve to increase your value in the market?


No network, no career? Relationships key to construction success

Posted by James Hawley, Hays Executive Vice President, on Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

Hays Blog: Networking is key for construction career success“These connections will get you future jobs, help you solve problems, and keep you informed about changes in the industry or in your city." - Ridgemont Commercial Construction VP Paul Camp.

Construction is a relationship-driven industry. Do you have the network you need?


IT Market Report: What Employers Want

Posted by David Brown, Executive Vice President, Veredus, a Hays company, on Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016

Hays Blog: What Employers Want Report introductionThe newest edition of What Employers Want finds demand for experienced IT professionals shows no sign of slowing down, but what skills do you need to succeed?

From technical skills including development and security expertise, to the softer side of business and people skills, the right combination of skills, experience and personality will maximize your market value.


Are your hurting your own hiring efforts by focusing in-sector?

Posted by James Hawley, Hays EVP, on Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016

Hays Blog: Hire outside your sector to increase your talent poolIs your narrow hiring focus excluding candidates with the skills you need? Despite the lack of available construction candidates, I’m still seeing many employers shrink their talent pools by refusing to look outside their own sector.

Broaden your search scope to get the talent your competitor can’t find.


3 steps to becoming an IT contractor

Posted by David Brown, EVP, Veredus, a Hays company on Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Hays Blog: 3 steps to IT contracting successContracting can be one of the best ways to start or boost your IT career. It will give you a variety of skills and experience, improve your resume, and help you develop expertise or specialization.

There isn’t a magic switch you can flick that will turn you into a contractor overnight, but considering a few of these points will help you on your way.


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