“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 Technology 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 Technology 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 Technology, 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?
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.
How did you get that job? is a brand-new podcast by Hays Technology 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.
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.
An advocate of diversity and transferable skills, Jessica’s experience of the stage means she is unfazed by public speaking, whether it be while training employees or when appearing at conferences and summits. During her interview, Jessica offers advice on moving into tech and finding the right role to match your characteristics and skills. Listen now.
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.