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    As the old adage goes, “New Year, New Career”. The January blues may be an all too relatable prospect for many – money worries after Christmas overspending and dread at the thought of returning to busy public transport commutes – and you may be worrying about the direction your career is heading in, or whether it’s even the right direction....

  As productivity levels stagnate to below pre-financial crisis levels, is time running out for traditional measures, such as output? Will businesses need to focus on new areas to see improvements? It feels like a week cannot pass without seeing a new story on the productivity crisis faced by many organisations. And the headlines are not...

  Honesty is the best policy, according to over three quarters (78%) of employees who, in the Hays Ireland Salary & Recruiting Trends 2020 guide, told us that it is important for their organisation to be transparent about how pay levels and pay rises are set. Nearly half (49%) of employers, however, do not believe that their organisation is...

Tweet   The construction industry in Ireland has continued to experience a steady period of growth, and with skills shortages ongoing in certain areas, attracting talent continues to be a challenge. This demand looks set to continue into 2020, and the 3.2% salary increases across the construction and property sector over the last 12 months are heavily...

Tweet   The number of tech roles available in Ireland continues to far outstrip the number of skilled professionals, and this candidate shortage looks set to endure into 2020. According to the Hays Ireland Salary & Recruiting Trends 2020 report, the vast majority (92%) of Irish employers overall have experienced skills shortages in the past 12...

  Your organisation’s approach to culture has a significant impact on retention. But let’s clarify something before we dive into the practicalities: retention is not always the be-all and end-all: Sometimes it’s important that someone does not stay in your organisation. Perhaps your culture is the thing that will help them choose to leave, not stay,...

Tweet   With industry change driving demand for talent across the accountancy and finance industry in Ireland, employers are finding themselves continuously in need of the right professionals to help them meet their business objectives. Indeed, the vast majority (92%) of Irish employers overall have experienced skills shortages in the last year, according...

  Modern business challenges can require new approaches. Successful leaders across many different levels of seniority will need to evolve their skills in order to guide organisations into the future. But what does a modern leader look like and how can organisations develop them? Many studies draw parallels between strong leadership and solid...

Tweet   Being asked questions during a job interview is perfectly normal. After all, the interviewer needs to ask questions to assess whether you’re a good fit for the role. But in truth, you should also be asking questions just like the interviewer. To help determine whether this role is a good fit for you, you should come prepared with some questions...

  Amidst the turmoil around Brexit and an uncertain economic backdrop, looking to the longer-term future can be a struggle. However, from my experience it’s important not to become too distracted by the wider issues that you can’t change and instead look at the things you can. Your hiring strategy is one such element. The findings of the Hays Ireland...

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