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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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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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A Managed Service Provider comes with a lot of benefits, but plenty of challenges. Read on to find out what we’ve learned over the years as a global MSP provider.

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While digital transformation has been a buzzword for the longest time now, the trend of organisations adapting to modern technology has been accelerating at a startling pace. Today, many organisations are adapting to these changes to meet the changing needs of consumers and the workforce. And while disruptions are to be expected with any new technology, none are as threatening as a potential...

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A holistic workforce strategy that combines and aligns all hiring processes is the ideal for many organisations. We explore the stakeholders you’ll need to onboard to ensure the success of a Total Workforce strategy.

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Welcome to the revolution of the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), the CEO's new best friend in the rapidly changing business landscape. The new MVP. In this article, I delve into the exciting era of the CSO and explore their career opportunities and their pivotal role in commercializing sustainability, shaping organizational direction, and fostering a culture of inclusion, health and...

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Find out how to leverage the rising contingent workforce network to enhance your workforce strategy.

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How technology is evolving to enhance your search for skills The contemporary HR technology ecosystem is a hybrid of systems and software that supports the streamlining of talent acquisition and management, including payroll, employee communications and time/attendance monitoring.  Less than a decade ago, these ecosystems would have consisted of distinctly HR-focused technologies,...

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The rise of generative AI, such as ChatGPT, has transformed the way we work and sparked a debate about whether robots could replace humans in our jobs. Read this article to explore the capabilities and limitations of generative AI, and how it can be used as a tool to help with repetitive or template tasks in various industries, from copywriting to software development.

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Research conducted by the company behind ChatGPT, Open AI, concluded that 80% of workers in the US could see at least 10% of their work automated in the near future. This wave of automation is going to impact white collar workers more than ever before. So how can you futureproof your career and ensure your services remain in demand?

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  It’s predicted that businesses across the world will spend a combined $47bn on artificial intelligence (AI), and it appears that every aspect of our lives – from shopping and leisure to work and personal finance – will be transformed as machines leverage data to provide us with tailored, personalised services at scale. With such a wide-ranging impact, it’s only natural to...

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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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  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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