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Posted by Hays Recruitment Expert on Thursday, Apr 11, 2019
Many construction professionals have strong technical skills but may lack in the essential soft skills in order to succeed in their careers. In fact, the main challenge for our consultants in this industry is finding candidates who possess both hard skills and soft skills.
Some of the most in-demand construction roles, such as estimators and site superintendents, can be hard to fill because they require professionals with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Posted by Hays Recruitment Expert on Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019
Writing good code can only take you so far in your career as a developer. Whether you’re a full-stack developer, a DevOps developer, 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.
So what are the top soft skills every developer should focus on? Here’s the list and some tips to consider.
Posted on Monday, Mar 18, 2019
The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘Balance for Better’, which focuses on the need to build a more gender-balanced world. At Hays, we support and value diversity in all forms—not just gender—and believe that a diverse workforce and inclusive culture are essential to business success. After 11 years at Hays, our Solutions Manager Bernie Billings, explains how setting work-life boundaries enables her to become a better leader and be more productive.
Posted by Hays Recruitment Expert on Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019
Canada’s construction industry continues to convey confidence in business growth. An overwhelming 65 per cent of respondents from our 2019 Canada Salary Guide expect construction business to increase this year. However, there’s a significant shortage of skilled talent in this market. Here are regional construction trends for 2019 based on insights from our consultants and results from our survey.
Posted on Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019
The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘Balance for Better’, which focuses on the need to build a more gender-balanced world. At Hays, we support and value diversity in all forms—not just gender—and believe that a diverse workforce and inclusive culture are essential to business success. After 18 years at Hays, our Division Director Rachel Finan, tells her story of how she achieves balance both in her professional and personal life.