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  As we’ve heard from COP27, the window for meaningful climate action is narrowing. What is becoming ever clearer for leaders in the world of work, is that our workforces care about this issue, and they expect us to care too. Many employees want to work for businesses that have a social conscience, and sustainability is one important element that is attracting workers to companies. ...

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What is relationship management? What do relationship managers do? Find out more about a relationship manager's roles and responsibilities in our blog!

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  From succeeding in your current role to finding a new job, we always face challenges and obstacles in the world of work. Frustration, anxiety, and feelings of powerlessness can leave many other struggling to perform at our best. Today, I’m joined by Doug Strycharczyk and Dr Peter Clough, whose work in psychology led them to co-author the book ‘Developing Mental...

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  When it comes to attracting and retaining top talent, it’s important that organisations are able to offer their employees more than just a competitive salary. Of course, remuneration is a significant factor in a candidate’s decision making, but it is no longer the sole (or, in some cases, even main) driver. Whether it be through their purpose or by ensuring that employees have the...

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  The importance of employee upskilling has been heightened since the pandemic. The world of work has changed faster and in more fundamental ways than any of us have experienced before. However, the speed at which digital transformation has taken place has not been matched by the supply of talent available for these roles. This is a problem affecting business leaders in all sectors...

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  As leaders continually adapt to the ever-changing world of work, emotional intelligence has become an increasingly important trait to possess to effectively build trust and confidence with their teams. So today, we’re joined by Shannon Houde, Founder and Managing Director of Walk of Life Coaching, Certified Executive Coach, and Author of the book, Good Work. Shannon...

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  Harnessing the power, knowledge and passion of the workforce is crucial if we are to be successful, and your workers should be a key part of any corporate sustainability strategy. What can we do to empower our people to make a difference? How organisations can harness its people in corporate sustainability 1) Build on workforce behaviour change post-pandemic Now that most...

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  To some, quiet quitting means refusing to go above and beyond at work. It is a rejection of the hustle culture. To others, it means setting boundaries to improve their work-life balance. I have talked in depth about how much the world of work has changed in recent years. The Covid-19 pandemic has shifted people’s priorities and made many of us re-evaluate what we want from our...

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Finding the perfect job in Hong Kong can be a tedious process, but using an employment agency like Hays can make your life easier. Read on to find out more.

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What does it take to be a successful business development manager in Hong Kong? Our comprehensive guide will provide all the answers you are looking for.

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  An organisation’s commitment to sustainability has become hugely important in recent years – and its significance is only going to increase in the future with the realisation of the systemic challenges we face. Corporate commitments are growing across all sectors of society, with business leaders being in a strong position to drive higher ambition. Increasingly, companies that act are...

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  In your eyes, how does a “successful” person spend their time? Do they work tirelessly every hour of the day and night? Are they constantly rushing from one meeting to the next, never really coming up for air? Can they be spotted every day eating their lunch at their desk, whilst dialling into a conference call and checking their emails all at the same time? If you think this is what...

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  I first left my homeland of England in search of personal and professional development in 1998 to venture to the other side of the world and settle in New Zealand. I spent the next 12 years working in New Zealand and Australia before being asked to depart the relatively familiar and comfortable antipodes to lead and grow the Hays business in Hong Kong. Adapting to a whole new...

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What makes a good software developer is so much more than technical skill. Read on to learn about the most important software engineer qualities and skills!

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There are several common questions to consider when preparing for a software engineer interview. Read on for the top 10 most common questions and answers.

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  This July marks a significant moment not just in the Hays story, but my own story with Hays. As I step into my new role as Managing Director, Asia, I reflect on our new strapline and brand promise – Working for your tomorrow – and what it means for us as a business as we continue to lead the recruitment industry in Asia.  Much has been said about the changes we’ve undergone in...

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If your next career goal is to become a people manager, then there’s one crucial skill you need to develop: adaptability.  The best manager will shift and flex in response to the changing environment around them and, crucially, the different motivations of the individuals they lead. In short, they are a chameleon who can adapt to suit the situation at hand. For instance, they’ll look...

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Interested to know what makes a good business development manager? Find out all about it and more in our in-depth blog.

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Want to ace your next interview for any accounting job? We at Hays have identified the most common interview questions you may be asked and how to answer them.

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Struggling to write the perfect resume for a software engineer job? Here are a few tips and examples on how to ensure your CV stands out from the crowd.

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