Hays - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • In defence of middle management

    While the value of middle managers is being closely scrutinised within many organisations, according to recruitment firm Hays they can be a businesses’ “biggest asset”.

    Written by George Nott26 June 19 08:30
  • Digital skills now considered 'standard' for any role: Hays

    Just one in three Australians are aware of the latest digital trends related to their job or industry despite employers viewing regular upskilling as the norm for anyone who wants to stay relevant in their role, recruitment firm Hays has found.

    Written by Lilia Guan01 May 19 12:12
  • IT pro? Some bad news (perhaps) for your pay packet

    ​More than half (52 per cent) of employers in the Australian IT and telecommunications sectors will be giving their staff a pay rise of less than three per cent in their next review, according to recruitment firm Hays.

    Written by George Nott16 May 18 11:20
  • Is flexible working bad for your career?

    Australia’s skilled professionals certainly think so. An online poll of 3,248 Australian workers has found that 94 per cent would prefer to work flexibly – but fear it would disadvantage their career.

    Written by George Nott30 May 17 12:25
  • What are the hottest tech jobs in Australia?

    The IT industry's hiring activity is expected to surge as Australian businesses continue to align business strategy with IT investment.

    Written by Holly Morgan16 Sept. 16 05:30
  • ​Pushing STEM in high school is too little, too late

    STEM skills should be taught at a much younger age if there is any hope of filling the growing skills gap, according to Hays Recruitment's A/NZ boss, Nick Deligiannis.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner05 May 16 14:56
  • Soft skills now an essential focus of IT recruitment

    Soft skills are becoming an essential focus of IT recruitment, with customer service and communication skills now weighted quite heavily for low level infrastructure support roles, according to the latest Hays Quarterly Report.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner22 April 15 13:52
  • Employers scramble to fill 'in demand' IT roles

    The tech skills shortage continues to bite as employers scramble for the right candidates in numerous high demand areas like software development, infrastructure, and project management, according to the latest Hays Quarterly Hotspots report for April to June.

    Written by Byron Connolly17 April 14 16:05
  • Developers, engineers and analysts in high demand: Hays

    Mobile app developers and network engineers are in high demand in the private sector, driven largely by investment in mobility, virtualization and unified communications, according to recruitment firm Hays.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett22 Jan. 13 16:35
  • Verizon iPhone impact on Android may be a wash

    Some analysts said Tuesday the iPhone 4G on Verizon Wireless will cannibalize Google Android smartphone sales across various carriers including AT&T early on, while others disagreed.

    Written by Matt Hamblen12 Jan. 11 06:48