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Learn how to write a skills-based CV with our step-by-step guide. Highlight your skills effectively to stand out in the competitive job market. Examples included.

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Learn what’s in store for Banking & Financial Services leaders and candidates as we navigate rising compliance trends, next steps and in-demand roles in Hong Kong.

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Offboarding refers to the procedure of guiding employees as they exit the organization. Ensuring both onboarding and offboarding processes are seamless and efficient is crucial for maintaining a positive experience for employees.

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Learn what’s in store for human resources leaders and candidates as we navigate AI in recruitment, leaner budgets and alternative solutions to talent in Hong Kong.

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There’s a line in Kenny Rogers’ song ‘The Gambler’, where he imparts some sound advice: “You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em”. He was sharing a poker metaphor for life, but the line resonates for staff retention strategies. You must learn to recognise when to retain the right people and know when to lose those who are not right for your business. Both retaining and...

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There are an estimated 3.5 million cyber security job vacancies worldwide. So how do you get a cyber security job? Building upon our Global Cyber Security Report, we’ve explored why cyber security jobs are in demand. Our expert technology recruiters have summarised the best routes to a career in cyber security.

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  When applying for a new role, it’s important to make sure you have all the relevant qualifications and that your CV fits the bill. But do your people skills meet the same high standard?   As AI tools and hybrid working continue to change how we work, employers are starting to focus more on the importance of soft skills and emotional intelligence. In a recent interview,...

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Managing a contingent workforce can be an effective way to fill internal resource gaps efficiently. However, as your contingent staffing programme matures, using third-party labour hire firms to engage contractors can separate you from your contingent workers.

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In the post pandemic era, tech talent recruitment remains firmly in the spotlight. Amid rising digitisation, remote working and the rapid pace of technological change, demand for tech professionals continues to rise.

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The rules around compliance differ in every company, but there are some basic introductory steps that everyone should undertake. There are many terms used to describe the compliance policies and checks that potential employees must undertake, including: Complete background screening Verification Pre employment screening process (PES) In this summary, we’ll discuss the basics that you should...

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The official message for Earth Day 2024 has been for a reduction in plastic pollution, with the target of decreasing production by 60% in the next 15 years. We know that plastic pollution poses a severe threat to our oceans and wildlife, so I welcome the opportunity around Earth Day to raise awareness. 

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If you landed on this page, chances are you’ve been thinking about making a change to your career. Perhaps you’ve been looking to accelerate your career in a way your time as a full-time employee in Hong Kong SAR hasn’t been able to do for you. Maybe you’re looking to break into a whole new industry and you’re looking to get your foot in the door. Or this might be a particularly difficult time...

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  Introduction: At Hays, we are proud of our commitment to climate action and our journey towards achieving net-zero emissions. We have had our science-based targets for carbon emission reductions approved in support of our aspiration for net zero. We are making progress with a target of a 50% reduction in our Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions versus 2020 by 2026, and a 50% reduction in...

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Are you looking for a new job this festive season? Don’t miss out on these expert tips to help you land your dream job! From networking to CV preparation, we’ve got you covered.

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Explore crucial understandings about contract employees and their role in your company today.

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Explore Hong Kong's banking sector, future prospects for banking professionals, and strategies for companies looking to attract and retain talent.

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In this article, we will explore the strategies and skills that business leaders can employ to attract and hire the most gifted sustainability professionals, gaining a competitive edge in a candidate-short market.

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Discover the benefits of a multigenerational workforce and optimise the benefits of an age diverse talent pool.

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Ask any CEO to list the business-critical challenges they’ll face in the year ahead, and you’ll likely see a list that includes talent shortages, the impact of technology, productivity concerns and a desire to optimise costs, albeit in various guises. Have we become so accustomed to the concept of skills shortages that we’ve started to simply accept a ‘battle’ for talent?

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Discover the crucial risk factors in engaging contract workers and learn effective mitigation strategies to safeguard your organization.

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