Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably seen some of the news reports about Google’s chatbot LaMDA lately, which attracted a huge amount of attention when Blake Lemione, a Google engineer, published an interview with the AI chatbot declared that it had become sentient.
The increased adoption of the metaverse, where people can meet through avatars in private and public environments, is an exciting development in the way we communicate and has many useful applications.
Technology salaries are rising – but only so far. Don’t price yourself out of consideration. Use these tips to future-proof your tech career.
In our latest Hays Salary Guide: IT Edition, it was revealed that the current skills shortage is much more prevalent in the technology industry, with 96% of IT employers experiencing a skills shortage compared to employers across all industries at 91%.
Are you thinking about becoming a data scientist? Here are 6 data science trends you need to know about to help you stand out from the crowd when job hunting.
“How Did You Get That Job? - Series 2” is the Hays Technology podcast which explores the secrets of career success through insightful conversations with tech leaders at the top of their game. Join Shaun Cheatham, Chief Sales Officer at Hays Technology, as he speaks to those who have the coolest tech jobs, making a difference to the way we live our lives.
The ‘How Did You Get That Job?’ podcast from Hays returns on May 11th. Before it starts, host Shaun Cheatham looks back at Series 1 and the insights his guests shared on starting a career in tech and learning from past experiences.
Before Series 2 of the Hays podcast ‘How Did You Get That Job?’ starts in May, host Shaun Cheatham looks back at the first series and the themes of leadership and diversity that were so prevalent.
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.
At Hays, we study trends and look at the practices and technologies that organisations are adopting, as well as those that employees seek when searching for a new role or employer. The signs all point toward the Metaverse playing a part in the world of work sooner rather than later.
What can we do with technology to tackle the climate crisis? Business leaders from across the world share how their companies are focusing on a decrease in emissions, the challenges they face and their goals for the future.
In today’s world, a job interview isn’t just about impressing your potential employer. In the tech sector, where the skills shortage means that plenty of options are available to candidates, organisations are having to prove that they can offer a better opportunity than their competitors. As such, an upcoming job interview allows you to decide whether this is the right role for you. Ensuring...
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...
Whilst consumer preferences for online channels were unquestionably present prior to the COVID-19 crisis, the pandemic accelerated this trend on an unprecedented scale. Many businesses reacted to the onset of the crisis by fast-tracking their digital transformation initiatives, and there was a sharp increase in the number of businesses switching their primary focus to online channels. ...
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.
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.
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.
Flexible working in tech is here to stay, with many organisations, and, indeed, many techies choosing to go ‘forever remote’.
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?
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?