Neurominorities could help to close the global tech gap

Businesses should hire an untapped neurodiverse workforce to close tech skill gaps. Adults with conditions such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia and Tourette syndrome, are hugely underrepresented across many sectors of the jobs market. While many neurodiverse people may find some parts of work and socialise…

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China will have a large recruitment drive from the tech sector in 2022

China continues its transition to high-quality development despite the pandemic. Hays Plc, a leading global professional recruiting group, is pleased to announce the launch of the 2022 Hays Salary Guide for the Technology industry in Greater China (“Technology Salary Guide”) today. As an extension of the 2022 Hays Asia Salary…

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Leaders must avoid proximity bias affecting their hybrid workforce

There are benefits for both employee and employer. When some of an organisation’s workforce isn’t present in the office at the same time, there is the risk of proximity bias, in which preferential treatment is given to those working within the office environment. Traditionally, proximity bias may have been manifested…

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Malaysian employees need skilled talent for digital transformation

Most organisations reported undergoing restructuring to adapt to changes in the world of work. 62 per cent of employers in Malaysia said they were confident about hiring the skilled talent their organisation needs in 2022, according to findings from the 2022 Hays Asia Salary Guide. Yet, most organisations reported undergoing restructuring…

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Six of the most in-demand tech sectors and jobs

Organizations are collaborating with cybersecurity providers to boost the security of their infrastructure. Organisations have been forced to prioritise their technology objectives and strategies in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19. The pandemic has led to a greater reliance on technology, and this continues to fuel a sharp increase…

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China to lead Asia in pay rise in 2022

The mainland of China has the highest percentage of employers. Hays, a world leading recruitment agency, today released its Asia Salary Guide 2022 (“the Guide”), in which it surveyed more than 3,000 employers and nearly 10,000 professionals in the mainland of China, Hong Kong SAR, Malaysia, Singapore, and Japan, with…

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Hong Kong SAR’s Life Sciences Industry is facing the future

Innovation and technological Confidence. Hong Kong’s healthcare sector is taking innovation seriously, and just six per cent of employees said they would not describe their organisation as future-ready, by some distance the lowest proportion in Asia do so. As the uncertainty of the last two years dissipates, Hong Kong’s SAR…

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The most sought after technology hires in Japan

Security was an important issue in Japan’s digital environment..  A recent survey of Japanese companies by recruitment firm Hays, has found that 45 per cent said that hiring strategies affect productivity improvement across the company. Other benefits of the recruitment strategy included customer experience (26 per cent), product quality (19 per cent),…

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China’s cyber security ambitions could fall short due to labour shortage

Tremendous gap between the demand and supply for talents in the data security industry.  Digitalisation is leading China’s high economic growth as a new engine. And with the support of emerging technologies such as 5G, AI, cloud computing, IoT (Internet of Things), blockchain, and big data, China’s digital industry is…

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