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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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Most large companies will by now have some form of RPA embedded, and if they don’t, they will be looking at it (if you’re not, where have you been the past 5 years?). The market is still expanding quickly but some analysts predict saturation within the next 2-5 years. Most of us now know what RPA is, and what its capable of, so what’s next for Automation?

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When deploying automation, the overall objective should be to provide improved employment for workers, and society as a whole. Factors such as wellbeing and self-development should be the overriding objective.

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With tens of millions of people working from their bedrooms, kitchen tables, and home offices, the pandemic pushed the remote working trend to its limits. The tech industry (as always) led the charge in this brave, new world, proving that remote work is not just a feasible option – but one that brings a host of benefits to employers and employees alike. So, as we continue to embrace the...

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Discover what qualifications do you need to work in software development? How easy is it to transfer to a development job? What’s the best thing about working in the sector?

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One-third of the world’s workforce will need to reskill by 2030. However, there are three ways tech can help build a growth mindset culture. Read more.

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Remote learning, cross-skilling and company buy-in: how to close the digital skills gap We’re currently witnessing unprecedented growth in the role technology plays, not just in the world of work but also in our everyday lives. As a result of this more and more jobs are being created that require digital skills. However, the number of skilled candidates required to fill these roles is simply...

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