Over half (55 per cent) of New Zealand’s building industry employers will increase their workforces’ salaries by up to five per cent in their next review, according to the 2018 Hays Construction & NZIOB (New Zealand Institute of Building) Salary Guide.
Financial Analysts, Site Managers, Structural Engineers and Front-End Developers are four of the skills sought by the 53 per cent of employers who plan to increase permanent staff levels in the coming 12 months, according to recruiting experts Hays.
A diverse technical foundation and strong communication, problem solving and decision making soft skills are required for any aspiring Construction Manager, according to recruiting experts Hays Construction.
Over three-quarters (77%) of New Zealand workers would like a job offering flexible work practices, with career progression opportunities (67%) and ongoing learning & development (62%) also important when job searching, according to a survey by recruiting experts Hays conducted for the annual Hays Salary Guide.
Almost two-thirds (64 per cent) of employers will give skilled professionals a pay rise of less than 3 per cent in their next review while 8 per cent will not increase salaries at all, according to the 2018-19 Hays Salary Guide.
CEOs increasingly rely on their Marketing Director to understand and deliver digital transformation, giving marketing greater influence internally and necessitating the requirement for marketing directors to have stakeholder engagement, problem solving and digital skills if they want to succeed. That’s according to a new report by recruiting experts Hays.
Hays, the world’s leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled people, announce today a partnership with Stack Overflow, the world’s largest, most trusted online community for developers.
Whose responsibility is upskilling? Ask employers and they suggest employees but ask professionals and many say the organisation they work for should be accountable. That is one key finding from research carried out by recruiting experts Hays amongst 1,253 professionals and 951 employers.
Upskilling keeps you relevant and employable in the face of the Fourth Industrial Revolution’s rapid rate of workplace change, but a survey by recruiting experts Hays shows the majority (71%) of Millennials also believe it should lead to a salary increase.