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You’re a software engineer, product manager, or other tech professional looking for your next role. Now you’re wondering, “Do I want to work for a start-up or a large company?” Before making your decision, ask yourself the following questions. Do you want a structured environment or an entrepreneurial environment? In a mature business, everyone has a clearly defined role and new ideas go...

Skype interviews require just as much preparation as face-to-face or telephone interviews, if not more. Due to the added element of technology, the chance of something going wrong is increased, so it’s important to do everything you can beforehand to ensure your interview goes without a glitch. Here are 10 tips make your next Skype interview a success Preparation for the interview 1.Find an...

The most crucial part of a remote employee’s onboarding is the ability to connect with their team and more importantly, their manager as quickly as possible – to do that well takes some preparation. Below are some tips to building a strategy that can give your new hire the best possible experience in their new job. BEFORE DAY 1 Set up a virtual team meeting: Book a meeting for all of the team...

If you need to hire while working remotely, there are several ways to ensure a successful video interview and find the right candidate. Choose your type of remote interview We recommend conducting video interviews even when you’re working remotely. There are two types of video interviews – one-way and two-way. In a one-way interview, you send your candidate a list of questions and they send a...

If you need to focus your job hunt from home, there are several simple things you can do to find the right job for you and increase your chances of success. Here are some key things to consider along your job hunt. 1. Stay in touch with your consultant Make sure you check in with your recruitment consultant often – they will be standing by to support your job search and applications. At Hays,...

Managing teams across different offices can be a learning curve, and it can take time to refine and perfect a way of doing things. Giving teams a sense of independence, but also being involved enough to make sure they’re happy and productive, is a balance that can be achieved. Here is some advice that will act as a springboard for team leader to establish what works best for them and their...

Shifting from an individual contributor role to a managerial role in tech can do wonders for your salary. But making the shift can be easier said than done. While your individual role requires mastery of technical skills, a managerial role calls for a diverse skill set that includes technical competence, business acumen, and people skills. If you’re interested in switching to a management...

So you got a new job and you’re ready to embark on this next chapter in your life. Before you start your first day, be sure to take some time off. You may find that some downtime is just what you need and can benefit you in more ways than you think.  

There are an abundant of interview questions out there, but what are the best interview questions you should be asking to find a star hire? Here are some key questions you will want to ask and why, to help you assess overall candidate quality when conducting you next accounting interview.

You’re several years into your role and both your salary and title have remained the same. To move forward, you’ve got to put yourself in the driver’s seat of your career. Here are the steps to take towards your next raise or promotion in tech. Conduct salary market research How much should you be paid? Prepare yourself with concrete figures. For instance, software architects in Dallas...

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