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If you have recently been offered a new job, you might be unsure on how to approach handing in your resignation. If this is the case, then listen to this podcast episode as we discuss how to resign and not burn any bridges along the way.   Hays Worldwide - Careers Advice Podcast · 11: How best to approach handing in your resignation - Richard Eardley, Managing Director, Hays Asia ...

Gone are the days when a salary-boosting counter offer would successfully retain a resigning staff member. Today people leave jobs for a range of reasons, which are seldom addressed by a counter offer. From looking for a new challenge to career advancement, a desire to work with newer technology or within an organization where they can contribute and feel valued, people change jobs for a...

This year, there will be an estimated 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity positions. Meanwhile, less than 25 percent of applicants are qualified for these roles. In other words, there’s a strong demand for qualified, experienced cyber security professionals, so individuals with the right background and experience should consider making a move into this exciting industry. Here are a few niches...

Digital marketing jobs are in demand in the U.S. This demand was accelerated by the recent and rapid shift to online work, school, and commerce. In response, companies have increased their digital ad spend by 19.1% and decreased traditional ad spend by 19%. This growth has fuelled the emergence of several digital marketing niches. Digital Marketing Manager What do you do? A digital...

2020 has been an unprecedented year for technology. The disruption caused by COVID-19 quickly forced organizations to reprioritize their technology objectives and strategies overnight to enable them to operate in a newly remote environment. But it isn’t just how and where employees work that has drastically altered. In the space of just a few short months there have also been huge changes in...

We’re coming up to the time of year when many people will overindulge during the festive holiday and then make ambitious resolutions about all the healthy behaviors they are going to undertake in the new year. Gym memberships tend to explode in January, but it is usually quiet again a couple of months later. The problem is we all have some unhealthy habits and replacing them with healthier...

It’s a new year and many of us are feeling a lot more settled than we were 12 months ago in the world of work. As was the case in 2020, last year’s events meant we had to constantly revise the plans and ambitions we had set out in January. The Cambridge Dictionary has announced that ‘perseverance’ is its Word of the Year for 2021. Defined as ‘continued effort to do or achieve something,...

More than any other in recent history, 2020 has been a year of leadership lessons. In just a matter of months, we’ve learnt how to adapt our organizations to a rapidly changing market. We’ve learnt how to work and collaborate in new ways – and how to ensure our people are doing the same – all from a distance. We haven’t always known the answers to the questions posed to us along the way, and...

The holidays are a prime time for catching up with loved ones – whether that will be in person or over video calls this year. However, if you are currently feeling unhappy in your current role, you are, no doubt, dreading being asked the inevitable question: “So how is your job going?” You wouldn’t mind usually, but right now this is a loaded question, simply because the truthful answer...

If you have been unhappy in your job for quite some time, you likely can’t wait to escape for a week or two over the Christmas period. Of course, this time is all about relaxing and catching up with loved ones, and you need to enjoy this well-earned break. However, if you are already dreading that first day back in the New Year, then you may want to set some time aside during the...

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