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Posted By: Hays Recruitment Expert on Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019
Technical skills can only take you so far in your career as an IT professional. Whether you’re a full-stack developer, data analyst, or a data scientist, being able to collaborate, innovate, and interact successfully with others are essential skills for your career success. In fact, in LinkedIn’s Global Talent Trends 2019 report, 92% of talent professionals agree that soft skills are equally or more important to hire for than hard skills.
Posted Hays Recuitment Expert on Friday, Aug 16, 2019
Human skills are always needed despite the rise of automation. Skills such as creativity cannot be easily borrowed, replicated or programmed by a machine. According to LinkedIn’s data, companies see creativity is the number one soft skill in 2019. Creativity makes businesses more competitive. Organizations that welcome brave decisions and unusual thinking are rewarded with innovative ideas that help drive results. Thereby, individual creativity is an asset that no business will want to be without.
Posted Hays Recruitment Expert on Monday, Jul 29, 2019
We spend a lot of time on our screens. For those of us who work remotely or at desk jobs, technology is an essential part of our working lives; however, it’s possible that our heavy reliance on digital technology can hinder productivity and even cause burnout. Compulsively checking your work emails at all hours of the day and night or being regularly interrupted by notifications are all habits that might be contributing to stress, anxiety, and burnout.
Posted by Jackie Burns, Director People & Culture - Americas on Monday, Jun 24, 2019
This year's Pride Month honours the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a violent raid at a gay bar in Greenwich Village in 1969 which resulted in the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. Today, cities around the world celebrate in solidarity with parades, social events, concerts and more. Even though we have come a long way since then, many members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and 2-Spirited (LGBTQ2S) community still experience discrimination in the workplace.
Posted by Hays Recruitment Expert on Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019
A new training fund that aims to grow Canada’s skilled workforce has been unveiled by the federal government. The Canadian Training Benefit, which is worth C$1.7 billion, will be available over the next five years and has been created to encourage workers to take on mid-career training.