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

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ChatGPT took the world by storm when it was released in late 2022, quickly becoming the hottest AI tool for work and entertainment purposes alike. Since then, however, other providers have upped their game, and we’re seeing a range of new models on the market that are challenging ChatGPT.

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The world is going through a major shift, with people increasingly seeking purpose and meaning in their work. One trend that has emerged in recent years is the rise of the "tech for good" sector, which has attracted a diverse range of people, from seasoned professionals to recent graduates, who are passionate about using their skills to create positive change.  I recently spoke to...

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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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  When applying for a job, it can be tricky to show that you’re the right person for the role, particularly if you’re unsure of what the hiring party needs to know about you. However, you’ll stand a much better chance of impressing your potential manager or interviewer if you can offer examples of soft skills that employers are looking for.    What are soft skills? As...

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Explore the importance of mental health for contract workers and learn how to prioritize your wellbeing through simple yet powerful steps.

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What are the main differences and advantages of in-house and consultant cyber security roles? Learn the pros and cons of both career paths.

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Permanent or contract role in IT: which one is right for you? Find out by answering these six questions that will guide you to the best decision.

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Find out how you can boost your career with IT contracting and what are the perks of this flexible work solution, according to Hays' data and insights.

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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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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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As the world of work evolves, we are here to support you through both the current challenges and your longer-term planning. Discover all our latest insights.
 

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As your lifelong career partner, we are here to help you navigate an evolving world of work – and move forward in your career. Discover all our latest tips, advice and guides.
 

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