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Whether you're looking for your next career or it's your first time hiring, we want to ensure you are equipped with the information you need to succeed. This blog is the resource you need from your Canadian recruitment experts.

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How were your interview skills last year? It may be time to revisit your well-worn questions so that you uncover important details to help you make an informed hiring decision. Remember that interviews are a two-way street, as candidates are also evaluating you as an employer of choice. By brushing up on your interview skills and learning a few quick tricks to keep the interviewee engaged,...

The beginning of a new year brings a unique opportunity for leaders and their teams. One of the main roles of a leader is to help their team develop and articulate long-term career plans. Interestingly, the Hays 2020 Salary Guide shows that lack of clarity about career development is the #1 reason why staff would consider leaving their current role. By having open conversations, leaders...

The diversity and inclusion (D&I) landscape is continuously evolving —many employers are starting to rethink their approach and its organisational impacts. The business benefits for diversity in the workplace have been proven repeatedly through research and experience, however some employers are still not be aware of the lasting benefits a diverse workforce can offer. The Hays Global...

With the start of the new year, comes an opportunity to reflect on our strengthens and weaknesses. When job searching, you’ll want to focus on applying to the right jobs, evaluate your skills, and determine what makes you stand out in a crowded job market. Here are some recommendations that are divided into three phases: the preparation, the process and once you have started your new position....

You’re prepping for an interview at an exciting company. You’ve researched the company, distilled your tech experience into concise statements that highlight your skills and credentials. Your goal is simple, “Position myself as a superstar candidate so that hiring me is a no brainer.” Believe it or not, companies aren’t necessarily looking for superstars anymore. Instead, they’re looking...

Many candidates are caught off guard because they’re not fully equipped with a satisfactory answer. So, what are these trickier interview questions and how should you answer them? 1. Tell me about yourself This is likely to be one of the first questions you are asked and can set the tone for the rest of the interview. Because of its vague nature, this question can prompt an all or...

Many moms have a lot of emotions about returning to work after having a baby. Some find fulfillment in the transition back and others can find the process more challenging. Hear our VP's story on top tips and challenges.

We hear a lot about scarcity of talent. However, a recent report by the CIPD found that 30% of people feel over-qualified for their job. This suggests that your team actually have lots of talent and potential that’s just waiting to be tapped into and released. One simple way to start tapping into this talent is to master the art of delegation. For you, delegation can release your time to...

Be honest. Have you ever really thought about where you want to be in five years’ time? Are you worried your development career might be going down a road which you know probably isn’t right for you? If so, it’s important to take control now. First up – don’t panic. As a developer in today’s market, you’re in an amazing position. Thanks to the widening digital skills gap, professionals with...

As an extension of our #MatchYourAmbition series, we have spoken to a number of key staff members from NYCFC to find how they exert their influence on the Club. In this interview, Jose Neto, Head of Information Technology shares his career story and insights into his role at NYCFC.

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