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New Zealand Employers Prioritise Job Protection As 54% Return To Growth

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 2:01 pm | Hays

54 per cent of New Zealand employers are experiencing ‘growth’ or ‘rapid growth’, according to a survey of employers by recruiting experts Hays. However, 11 per cent say they are still in the crisis phase while 22 per cent describe their current state ... More >>

Workplace Mental Health & Wellbeing In Decline: 21% Drop During COVID-19

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 12:53 pm | Hays

Just 42 per cent of New Zealand’s workforce rate their current mental health & wellbeing as positive, down from 63 per cent pre-COVID-19. That’s one finding from a survey of over 4,000 people by recruiting experts Hays, released in advance of ... More >>

The Most Sought-after Construction Skills In New Zealand

Monday, 28 September 2020, 2:52 pm | Hays

Despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, New Zealand’s construction employers still find it difficult to recruit certain skills for their projects. According to findings in the recently released Hays Construction & NZIOB Salary Guide ... More >>

CV Tips To Land An Interview In The Covid-19 Job Market

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 10:30 am | Hays

Only 28% of New Zealand and Australia’s current jobseekers say they understand what’s required to make a job interview shortlist today. That’s according to a recent poll by recruiting experts Hays, which found a further 33% understand “to ... More >>

Most wanted: 2020’s skill shortfalls revealed

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 9:09 am | Hays

DevOps Engineers, Analytics Managers and Revit Technicians make the list of the top skill shortfalls for the first half of 2020, according to recruiting experts Hays. But the recruiter warns jobseekers that technical skills aren’t all that employers ... More >>

Avoid greenwashing

Friday, 22 November 2019, 10:20 am | Hays

Going green can benefit staff attraction and retention, provided organisations demonstrate real commitment. According to recruiting experts Hays, if genuine talent attraction and retention benefits are to be realised, employers need to ensure their sustainability ... More >>

Female-dominated jobs more susceptible to automation

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 4:30 pm | Hays

Female-dominated occupations are more vulnerable to automation, which could further widen the gender pay gap, warns recruiting experts Hays. More >>

The job interview questions people never know how to answer

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 3:24 pm | Hays

No matter how well you prepare, there are always certain job interview questions that catch you off guard. Recruiting experts Hays spoke to over 250 skilled professionals in New Zealand to find out what those questions are – and they’ve provided the ... More >>

NZ still short of demand for highly-skilled professionals

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 1:15 pm | Hays

New Zealand’s talent mismatch between the skills jobseekers have and those employers want sits at its highest level in eight years, according to the 2019 Hays Global Skills Index , released today. More >>

Building industry salaries cautious amid ongoing pressure

Friday, 30 August 2019, 12:32 pm | Hays

Forty per cent of New Zealand’s building industry employers will increase salaries by three per cent or less when they next review, according to the 2019 Hays Construction & NZIOB (New Zealand Institute of Building) Salary Guide. More >>

New Zealand's skill shortfalls revealed

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 9:12 am | Hays

Civil Engineers, Salespeople, Construction Managers and DevOps professionals are four of the skills sought by the 49 per cent of employers who plan to increase permanent staff levels in New Zealand over the next 12 months, according to recruiting experts ... More >>

Make the most of your biggest asset: your middle managers

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 3:02 pm | Hays

Middle managers often find the value they bring to an organisation being scrutinised, but recruiting expert Hays says they can be an organisation’s biggest asset – provided they have open and honest career development conversations, are given opportunities ... More >>

Co-working spaces: New Zealand’s workplace of the future?

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 4:35 pm | Hays

The use of co-working spaces is on the rise, but should you accept a job in one or move your employees into a co-working space? According to recruiting experts Hays, there are several pros and cons to consider before you embrace this new trend. More >>

One in three Kiwis plan to change jobs this FY

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 1:48 pm | Hays

Hays research has revealed that 32% of New Zealanders plan to look for a new job in the next 12 months. More >>

How to successfully ask for a pay rise

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 3:07 pm | Hays

56% of New Zealanders say a salary increase is their number one career priority this year, with 53% intending to achieve this by asking their boss for a raise. More >>

Will you receive a pay rise this year?

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 1:10 pm | Hays

'Tug of war’ over salaries: Will you receive a pay rise this year? Updated: 21 May 2019 More >>

International experience beneficial to careers

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 9:40 am | Hays

Working abroad can provide professionals with valuable experience and boost their career potential, says recruiting experts Hays. More >>

Don’t make yourself redundant

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 9:24 am | Hays

Just one in three (35%) New Zealanders are aware of the latest digital trends relevant to their job or industry, despite employers viewing regular upskilling as the norm for anyone who wants to remain employable in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. More >>

CV hacks that work

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 9:59 am | Hays

Adding digital evidence, putting yourself in the thick of the action and using a professional summary to highlight your unique selling proposition are three easy CV hacks that will help you reach the shortlist, says recruiting experts Hays. More >>

45 per cent of Kiwis have experienced bullying at work

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 9:57 am | Hays

Almost one half (45 per cent) of New Zealand professionals have experienced bullying or harassment at work due to their gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or disability, according to a survey by recruiting experts Hays . More >>