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Tech Contractor Rates Guide Reveals Premium For In-demand Tech Professionals

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 4:27 pm | Hays

In-demand tech contractors continue to command a premium rate, according to recruitment and workforce solutions specialists Hays. The Hays IT Contractors Rates Guide FY23-24 shows that over the past year the typical rates increased by 12% for Penetration ... More >>

After-hours Work Pressures: The Need For A "right To Disconnect"

Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 2:25 pm | Hays

Over four in five (82%) New Zealanders feel pressure to connect to work outside their normal working hours, fuelling a renewed call for the ‘right to disconnect’. According to a poll by recruitment and workforce solutions specialists Hays , 46% ... More >>

Loyalty Tax: 2023’s Top Employee Retention Risk

Tuesday, 24 January 2023, 6:35 pm | Hays

High salary offers made to new staff in 2022 are now fuelling pay equity concerns for tenured employees, who could pay a price for their loyalty. According to the last Hays Salary Guide , 63% of 4,800 professionals surveyed said they’d benefit ... More >>

Skills Shortage Fail: Employers Aren't Offering The Upskilling Staff Require

Thursday, 24 November 2022, 12:22 pm | Hays

New research suggests employers are failing to provide the upskilling their staff require to perform their jobs effectively – thereby missing an opportunity to reduce the skills gap. More >>

Unpaid Overtime Has Increased – Is It Contributing To ‘quiet Quitting’?

Monday, 29 August 2022, 3:16 pm | Hays

Only 4% of organisations managed to decrease their employees’ level of overtime last financial year, according to recruitment and workforce solutions specialists Hays. Alarmingly, while 51% kept overtime rates steady year-on-year, 45% increased ... More >>

Benefits Fail: Only 33% Of Employees Are Satisfied With Their Current Benefits

Thursday, 16 June 2022, 12:23 pm | Hays

Just 33% of New Zealand employees are satisfied with their current benefits, according to recruiting experts Hays. This follows news that the value of salary increases is rising, yet New Zealanders feel their performance and the demand for their skills ... More >>

Overtime Increased In 29% Of New Zealand Workplaces Last Year

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 11:51 am | Hays

Overtime increased in 29% of organisations in New Zealand over the past 12 months, with 51% of staff unpaid for their extra hours, according to recruiting experts Hays.  Based on findings in the recruiter’s FY21/22 Hays Salary Guide , just 13% managed ... More >>

Benefits Fail: Only 29% Of Employees Are Satisfied With Their Current Benefits

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 1:10 pm | Hays

Just 29% of New Zealand employees are satisfied with their current benefits, according to recruiting experts Hays.  Based on findings in the recruiter’s FY21/22 Hays Salary Guide , regular flexible work practices, career progression opportunities ... More >>

Kickstart Gen Z’s Careers Post-pandemic

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 11:20 am | Hays

COVID-19 hit Generation Z’s entry to the world of work hard, damaging not only their career prospects but the sustainability of the future talent pipeline. Fortunately, employers who are returning to growth are uniquely positioned to help the COVID-era ... More >>

Six Of The Most In-demand Tech Sectors And Jobs

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 12:49 pm | Hays

Organisations have been forced to reprioritise their technology objectives and strategies in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19. The pandemic has led to a greater reliance on technology and this continues to fuel a sharp increase in demand for ... More >>

The Skills Most In-demand In 2021

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 1:17 pm | Hays

Payrollers, Quantity Surveyors, Software Engineers and Commercial Solicitors make the list of the top skills required for 2021, according to recruiting experts Hays. The recruiter has revealed 30 skills that will be in greatest demand across 9 sectors ... More >>

How To Advance Your Career In 2021: “Wilfully Disrupt” Your Job Search

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 12:26 pm | Hays

Is a new job on your radar for 2021? If so, it’ll take a determined and strategic effort to stand out and a willingness to disrupt your pre-COVID-19 job searching model to be successful, according to recruiting experts Hays. This year, relationship ... More >>

COVID-19 Alters Jobseekers’ Priorities: Job Security Is Key To 71%

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 12:48 pm | Hays

71 per cent of jobseekers say job security is far more important to them since the outbreak of COVID-19, according to a survey by recruiting experts Hays. Wellbeing & mental health support is also deemed to be more important now to 61 per ... More >>

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 >>





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