Employers aren’t offering the upskilling staff require

Learning is in the best interests of both parties. New research suggests employers are failing to provide the upskilling their staff require to perform their jobs effectively – thereby missing an opportunity to reduce the skills gap. That’s according to the Learning Mindset Report, produced by recruitment and workforce solutions specialists Hays…

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The retention recipe to combat Asia’s tech talent war

The firm is on track to connect 30 million people globally The pandemic has sparked a large-scale digitalisation in nearly every industry, resulting in a surge in job volume in the technology sector in Asia, which has traditionally been skill short. As technological advances and digitalisation trends set to accelerate,…

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Understand tech talent to design winning employee experience

Many have been re-evaluating their priorities and relationship with work Following the ‘Great Resignation’ and the ‘Great Reshuffling’, the latest buzzword reflecting people’s attitude to work is ‘quiet quitting’, in which employees actively choose to do the bare minimum required to stay employed, instead of going above and beyond at…

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Salary is the strongest motivator in a stretched tech talent market

Technology roles are seeing ever-growing demand Emigrations and talent mobility restrictions have over the last few years led to intensified competition for technology talent in Hong Kong SAR. However, meeting candidate’s expectations for compensation and career progression could give organisations the edge in keeping and attracting talent, says recruiting experts,…

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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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