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Following a boost in computing power, many people predicted a data revolution for HR. While advances have certainly been made, many organisations are failing to get the most out of the data available. Barney Ely, Hays Director, explores the ways in which data can be used to drive HR insight for businesses.  1. Understand the end goal It is important to decide what you hope to...

Heinz recently opened a pop-up shop on Wicklow Street, Dublin, called Heinz Meanz Beanz. It offered a range of meals using their world-famous baked beans. The best part; if you supported their social media campaign, you got to eat for free! The strength of the Heinz Beans brand meant the pop-up was a huge success. It created positive thoughts of home, family, comfort, quality and...

I specialise in recruiting for PA/EA roles. These roles are crucial to the effective running of an organisation. You are the glue that holds a business together, ensuring it operates smoothly and effectively. There is a reoccurring challenge I come across when recruiting for PA’s, EA’s and team administration roles. This challenge lies within the description of your skill set. I see a...

The next 12 months in emerging technology promise to be exciting. Why? Because the technology that has previously been conceptual or specific to certain sectors is about to proliferate and become mainstream. So, what jobs will arise from this, and where might they exist? James Milligan, Hays Director, discusses eight new emerging jobs within IT.  1. Virtual Reality (VR) Developer...

While English is often the common language of business, it’s important to remember that it may be the 2nd (or 3rd, or 4th) language of your counterparts. Founder and CEO of advantagesSPRING, Natalie Reynolds, discusses the top tips to lead successful negotiations with your multilingual counterparts.   1. Avoid colloquialisms There are certain business phrases that...

The demand for Technical Facilities Managers and experienced Facilities Coordinators remains constant but a change is coming with the completion of new buildings around Dublin in the very near future and the strength of service provider competition. Be ready for this change and start with a new CV that gets you noticed for the right reasons. 1. Do you see yourself in your summary? ...

Hays Chief Executive, Alistair Cox, discusses the importance of managers who behave as role models and the influence that has on keeping the best people in your organisation.  When I step back and think about the most successful people I have come across in my career, they share a common theme. They all seem to genuinely enjoy learning new things and will continually challenge...

#HerHaysStory takes a look at the unique journeys of some of our inspiring female employees, what they've learned, why they love what they do and how they have progressed their careers. In this article Maureen Lynch, Director, shares #HerHaysStory , which includes the highlights of her career and tips for making the most of a career in recruitment.   How to be bold and drive...

Founder and CEO of advantagesSPRING, Natalie Reynolds, believes passionately that everyone can learn to be an amazing negotiator and that knowledge is power. In this blog, Natalie will share some of the most common mistakes made when negotiating. If any of these mistakes ring a bell, it might be time to re-think your existing negotiation strategies. Mistake 1: Negotiation is all about...

Hays Director, James Milligan discusses the gender imbalance in the IT industry. For anyone following women in tech, the past few months have been eventful to say the least. From Melinda Gates throwing her weight behind increasing the number of women into computer science, to a viral blog post about the treatment of female employees at a well-known Silicon Valley giant, the recent news is...


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