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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...

  Uncertainty has become the new normal, and as we go into 2020, employers are treading cautiously. While many are implementing change programmes and expecting increased activity, there is also a sense of trepidation about the economy over the next few years. Time waits for no-one The needs of employers however, rarely wait for conditions to be perfect,...

  Having an engaging and up to date LinkedIn profile can help you get the attention of recruiters – whether you are actively or passively looking for a new role. So, does that mean you should focus less on your CV? The short answer is no. Your CV and LinkedIn profile serve two different purposes during the application process. So, does the recruiter...

  In many organisations, middle managers will often find the value they bring being scrutinised by both senior and junior staff. But with the right resources and training, are they actually the biggest asset available to businesses? We find out in the latest Hays Journal. For many years, the roles of middle managers have come under scrutiny; whether...

  Do you currently have feelings of nervousness or anxiety about starting a new job? Well, you’re not alone – even for the most confident of people, starting a new job can be hugely nerve-wracking, and that’s completely normal. Nerves are the body’s natural response to change and the unknown, however, feeling a sense of nervous anticipation before any...

  A recent report co-produced by the European Commission has indicated that Ireland has one of the highest rates of mental illness in Europe. As an issue that is clearly affecting people on a national scale, it should be considered part of any employer’s responsibility to ensure they are promoting a mentally healthy workplace that is equipped to provide...

New technologies are rapidly changing the society in which we live and work, and the increasing prevalence of automation promises to transform things still further. As an industry, construction and property is no stranger to digital transformation, as the integration of Building Information Modelling (BIM) into architecture, engineering and construction demonstrates. According to our latest...


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