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Expanding into a new country is a huge milestone for any organisation. It is also one of the most challenging. From finding the right people to forming a balanced team, there are many different factors to consider. In the last few years, Manchester City Football Club has extended from their North West England home to have a presence in places such as Singapore and Abu Dhabi. As Official...

Skills shortages, more creative recruitment plans, and mounting salary demands are among the top issues on employers’ agendas for next year, according to our report, the Hays Ireland Salary & Recruiting Trends 2019 guide. Based on a survey of nearly 2,500 employers and employees across Ireland, the report shows that despite wider market uncertainty, employers are pressing...

Today, every organisation’s data is under constant threat, bringing about a renewed focus on data management, security and availability. And it’s not just tech companies which are in need of IT and digital technology professionals: organisations across all sectors are competing for talent that is already scarce, as they look to protect their data. The pipeline of tech talent is not keeping...

The construction and property sector in Ireland has experienced considerable growth over the last year, with the country’s top firms recording an increase in turnover of 12%, according to our latest Hays Ireland Salary & Recruiting Trends 2019 report. Firms like John Sisk & Son, Mercury Engineering and BAM are leading the way, with turnovers well into the hundreds of millions, a...

Being a manager is not easy. You are constantly looking after the needs of your organisation and your team. Aligning your team goals with your company’s goals and executing these plans successfully is not easy… but are you neglecting one thing? Multiple studies have shown that middle managers are among the least happy group in any organisation. Their most common feedback is that they are on...

Every job has its ups and downs, moments where you are getting everything right and then there is always a period where nothing goes the way you had imagined. In those tough times, what can you do to get yourself back up and running? The answer is GROW. What is “GROW”? GROW is an acronym and a very well-known coaching technique created in the 80s by business coaches Graham Alexander, Alan...

If you are determined to enhance your professional standing, network with the best in your industry and spot opportunities, then you need to be on LinkedIn. If you’re too busy to actively engage with opportunities, LinkedIn can bring them to you through your CV. But remember, it’s very easy to get it wrong and do more damage than good. Follow the below suggestions and you will reap the...

  Flexible working, better benefits and career progression With unemployment in Ireland at its lowest level since 2008, and stiff competition for accountancy and finance professionals from SMEs and multinationals alike, accountancy and finance candidates are firmly in the driving seat when it comes to their own careers. From payroll professionals to senior finance officers,...

Jody Kohner is Senior Vice President of Employee Marketing & Engagement at customer relationship management software business Salesforce. Speaking in the latest Hays Journal, she discusses how the company combines values and metrics to create a unique and award-winning culture. Step 1: Recognise the passion of your people Have you ever got ready to complete a task, only to find it’s...

You’re six months into your new job and your performance review is on the horizon. It’s a chance for you to reflect and an opportunity to look forward. You’ve worked hard, but now you’re nervous – how can you ensure this meeting steers your career in the right direction? Anticipate your assessment Every company is different, so however your employer runs their performance reviews, make sure...


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