Show (MyWorld) is Hays’s first interactive quiz that gives technology professionals and organisations a platform to share their personal views on technology industry related topics. From the growing need for work-life balance, to compensation, and even the importance of company culture, Show (MyWorld) sheds light on real sentiments of the technology community of today.  In this...

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“In order to train one of the big AI models that everyone’s talking about, it took the equivalent [in energy] of five cars [running continuously] over their full lifetime!”   That’s what Jason Lynch revealed when he joined us on the Tech Founders series to discuss his company, Equal1. They’re on a mission to disrupt the market by building quantum computers that, in Jason’s...

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Technology is best when it brings people together and there are fewer more exciting developments than the Metaverse. Its potential has global appeal and will change the way we interact remotely. The Metaverse will fundamentally change the world and my colleague Olivier Pacaud has looked at some of the implications this tech will have on the world of work. But for now, we’ll focus on some...

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As digital transformation continues to accelerate, organisations are looking for people who can keep their data and systems secure. Cyber has never been more important than in the modern climate, and it’s a requirement that isn’t going away any time soon. If you’re interested in applying for a role in cyber, here are some top tips for improving your CV. Search our cyber jobs here. What...

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The cyber security jobs market is growing, and the recent pandemic has widened the skills gap in this area. The UK Government estimates 653,000 businesses (48 per cent) are unable to complete the basic tasks laid out in its Cyber Essentials scheme. Some 40 per cent of tech leaders also say cyber security jobs are the most difficult to fill.   This skills gap...

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The effects of burnout on employees and the organisations they work for can be far-reaching. But what can employers do to spot, address and prevent burnout? Burnout has been a growing challenge in many sectors in recent years, but few more so than the technology industry. And with the added pressure of getting organisations working remotely, it’s perhaps no surprise that things have got worse...

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Senior manager jobs are in high demand and it’s no surprise. Such roles can do wonders for your salary – but making the transition from a team player, such as a senior developer, to a team leader is often easier said than done.   Your current role may require a high level of technical expertise, but a managerial role calls for a more diverse skillset. You can’t rely on your IT acumen...

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If you’re applying for your first role in the world of tech, it can be difficult to know how to write a CV that highlights what you bring to the table. However, just because your experience and proven use of technical skills is limited (or even non-existent), that shouldn’t dissuade you from applying. The digital skills gap we’re seeing means that more companies are taking on...

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Whether you’ve spent years in tech or are a relative newcomer, it’s tempting to list as much information about yourself as possible on your CV. Alternatively, you’ll almost certainly have plenty of experience and skills that you might not have considered mentioning but that would massively improve your perception in the reader’s eyes. Yes, you’ve got to highlight your relevant accomplishments...

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There are few times within your career that you know you are at a pivotal moment; you’re on the cusp of something big, something that not only has the potential to make a material impact on the way you can support your customers, but also to play a part in the evolution of a sector. That’s where I am at the moment. We’re launching Hays Technology today as a standalone brand and it’s an...

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We are seeing digital transformation in organisations at an unprecedented rate. The events of the last two years have completely changed how businesses interact with their customers and each other, with much of the workforce requiring enhanced digital skills than at the start of 2020. It’s no surprise, then, that the most in-demand tech jobs for 2022 are enablers of that accelerated digital...

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When we talk about the climate crisis, we’re not discussing events that will unfold in several years’ time – we’re talking about now. It’s the responsibility of organisations to ensure a greener present and future and, while many leaders worry about the challenges of such a transformation, there are plenty of benefits that taking action will bring. To explore these outcomes in further...

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Last year we launched Tech Founders, a series of live events in which we explore the career stories behind some of the world’s most exciting tech founders. In each instalment, I meet a different entrepeneur to discuss how they got to where they are today, arrived at their business concept, and secured investment to build their business.   "An accidental...

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Kathy Chen, VP of Partner Sales for Asia Pacific and Japan for Citrix on how she got into Tech, her journey and challenges being a woman leader, and why diversity is crucial for tech companies. This is an excerpt from episode 8 of the Technology podcast, How Did You Get That Job? Listen to the full podcast.     When you think tech, the first image to pop into mind might be men...

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Research shows low employment rate for Autistic people in US, UK and Australia. Meanwhile, some employers focus on hiring Autistic people as opposed to a fully neurodiverse workforce. Adapting interview techniques and job descriptions can make process more inclusive for neurodiverse applicants. The lack of diversity and inclusion in the tech industry is a widely acknowledged problem,...

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Tech workers are worried about advancing their careers while working from home, with women in tech particularly badly affected. Our research found that more than one-third (39 per cent) of the tech workforce said they believe that flexible working limits career development, but that belief varies greatly depending on how senior they are in the industry.

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With cybercrime on the rise and a global cybersecurity skills shortage, improving opportunities for neurominorities benefits businesses and individuals.

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While no one has all of the answers on this topic right now, many tech leaders and employers are discussing these issues and we wanted to share our own observations and insights.

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Hiring the right IT talent is incredibly important, but it also present a series of difficulties. Here's 5 challenges faced when recruiting top IT talent.

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Flexible working in tech is here to stay, with many organisations, and, indeed, many techies choosing to go ‘forever remote’.

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