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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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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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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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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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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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Since early history, humans have crafted languages in order to communicate better. From the hieroglyphics of the Egyptians to the classical Latin of ancient Rome, languages have evolved and grown into the recognisable tongues we know today. Fast forward to the 21st century and the language that’s becoming more and more popular is that of zeros and ones, of brackets and asterisks, of ampersands...

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Research points to specific strengths and skills associated with neurominorities, like ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism and more. Assumptions on neurodiversity often dismiss people’s experience and skills. Tech industry is starting to recognise the benefits of a neurodiverse workforce. We all think and learn in different ways – and every kind of mind brings something unique to the table. When it...

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The technology sector skills gap is probably more acute than it’s ever been, and the reality is that this is a result of Covid-19. Organisations are accelerating digital transformation at a rate not seen before – we’re talking about a decade’s worth of change happening over the next two years, and that’s exacerbating the existing skills gap. There are only a certain number of people today with...

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By its very nature, technology is constantly evolving. Accordingly, leaders in the sector need to update their skills to meet the demands of their industry and their workforce. So, what will the technology leader of the future look like? Deloitte’s latest Global Technology Leadership Study, published in May 2020, found that almost seven in 10 (69%) expect tech leaders to be...

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