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Posted By James Hawley, Executive Vice President, Veredus | Hays on Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015
The holidays are upon us and as 2015 comes to an end, it’s time to start evaluating the past year - is your career where you wanted it to be? Perhaps it’s time to make a change and there is no better time than the New Year. One of the many ‘hot’ areas in construction worth taking a look into is interiors.
Do you have experience in interiors?
Posted by David Brown, Executive Vice President, Veredus | Hays on Thursday, Dec 17, 2015
Jacky Carter, Group Digital Engagement Director, shared her opinion on the digital state in the new year. She believes that 2016 will the year of “The Digital Diviners”. Why Diviners? Because they need to be visionary, to see the future and anticipate change.
SO WHO ARE THE ‘DIGITAL DIVINERS’?
1. Influencers: Influencing is a crucial skill for anyone with aspirations to lead an organization or to be part of it through a digital transformation.
Posted on Thursday, Dec 17, 2015
Building a team from scratch – whether in sport or in business – comes with its own specific challenges and opportunities.
Starting a new business is tough – it’s estimated that 90% of start-ups fail. Imagine having to start from scratch: no staff, no customers, no premises, no equipment, no brand. To come through that test intact requires a rare combination of nous and sheer hard work.
Now imagine having to do all that in the ultra-competitive world of professional sport, joining an established structure where your rivals have been thriving for years. That’s the challenge that faced football club New York City FC (NYCFC).
Posted by David Brown, Executive Vice President, Veredus | Hays on Friday, Dec 11, 2015
The IT function and sector remains one of the most talent-short areas in the US, with high demand for developers, security experts and Business Intelligence specialists.
How can you attract and retain the best IT experts? And what should employers be doing now to reduce the skills shortage in years to come?
Demand for experienced IT professionals continues to grow all over the United States. About 56% of employers say that business activity will increase next year and over 80% expect increase headcount in 2016.
Posted by James Hawley, Executive Vice President, Veredus | Hays on Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015
81% of construction employers predict their business activity will increase in the next year across the US. As the pipeline of projects grows, so does the demand for skilled workers; contractors and construction management firms will begin the process of staffing their projects, either short term or long term. In last week’s blog, the advantages of hiring internally we’re discussed.
This week – the advantages of hiring externally in part 2 of the interview with our new Global Managing Director of Hays Talent Solutions, Matthew Dickason.