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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.

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While it’s important to understand that neurodivergent people have different characteristics and strengths, research reveals that there is evidence of specific strengths and skills associated with neurodiverse conditions. Within the world of tech, focus, creativity and analytical talents could help leaders address a range of existing skills gaps and widen their talent pool

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Remote work and digitisation have both skyrocketed during the pandemic, with the adoption of new technologies pushed forward by several years in just a few months. This situation has created a boom in demand within the tech industry for particular skill sets. As I've previously discussed, there’s currently a huge drive for expertise in cloud and infrastructure, cyber security, data science...

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Diversity and innovation are intrinsically linked, with many esteemed tech leaders, such as Sabina Ewing, Chief Information Officer of Pfizer Upjohn, increasingly recognising that teams with diverse backgrounds and mindsets drive transformational growth. But, as the world of tech continues to push the remote work agenda and adopt remote or hybrid working models, what impact will this have on...

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Flexible working in tech is here to stay, with many organisations, and, indeed, many techies choosing to go ‘forever remote’. But what impact will this shift have on hiring, onboarding and retaining tech professionals, both now and in the future? In this first blog of three covering the impact of flexible work on the tech industry, we share six important considerations you should keep in...

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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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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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2020 was an unprecedented year for technology. The disruption caused by COVID-19 quickly forced organisations to reprioritise their technology objectives and strategies overnight to enable them to operate in a newly remote environment.   But it isn’t just how and where employees work that has drastically altered. There have also been huge changes in the ways customers browse for and...

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COVID-19 has driven demand for digital and technology talent globally in 2020. Here’s how businesses can stand out in a competitive market.   Demand for technology talent has evolved rapidly since the start of the pandemic.   At first, there was a hugely increased demand for candidates that could enable remote working – people with cloud-based skills that could deploy systems...

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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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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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The pandemic is continuing to put tremendous pressure on HR functions around the world as they work to prioritise the wellbeing, productivity and engagement of their people, all whilst operating in a very different world. Both how and where we work is changing at lightning speed, potentially for good, so it’s even more important that HR professionals choose the right HR tech solutions to...

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We all strive to deliver the best possible experience and service to each of our customer groups. Artificial intelligence (AI) is developing as a method in increasing the efficiency of providing that experience, but in doing so it also requires data to inform machine learning.   How do we demonstrate the value of AI, so that people are comfortable to share richer data? What are the...

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The life sciences industry has, unsurprisingly, grown exponentially due to the impact of COVID-19. The demand for technology skills has also increased within life sciences to support the industry to keep innovating, tracking and protecting against COVID-19, as well as other diseases and conditions.   These tech skills have been crucial in the development of the vaccines, but have a much...

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Whilst consumer preferences for online channels were unquestionably present prior to the COVID-19 crisis, the unexpected global events of 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...

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The COVID-19 crisis has had a profound impact on the vast majority of industries and, of course, the roles which function within them. This is particularly true of the tech space.   The pandemic accelerated the digital transformation of most businesses. As such, tech roles have become even more integral to ensuring organisations are able to adapt in an agile and effective way throughout...

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