Press Release – Hays
As the demand for specific roles and skill sets increases, the need to raise salaries to attract these candidates is likely to occur.
This is one of the findings of the latest Hays Quarterly Report, out now and covering January to March 2013, which aims to highlight the skills hot spots while revealing some interesting candidate and employer trends.
“Salaries are expected to increase in the construction industry, for example, particularly for residential contractors in Christchurch,” says Jason Walker, Managing Director of Hays in New Zealand. “A talent war is anticipated to take place, which will drive up salaries for top candidates and increase new arrivals to the region.”
“Also, highly sought after candidates will receive multiple offers. So, employers will also need to be aware that attracting these skills requires a serious review of recruitment processes, including offering more individual tailored contracts, faster decision making to secure the best talent and marketing their particular regions to candidates.
“Candidates also need to be aware that more qualified professionals may be moving in to Christchurch from overseas and increase competition for specific roles, according to the Report.”
According to the Hays Quarterly Report for January to March 2013, demand is highest for the following skilled professionals:
Hays Accountancy & Finance – Commerce & Industry
Financial Analysts, Financial Accountants, Commercial Accountants, Finance Managers, Contract Accountants, Commercial Analysts, Commercial Managers, Reporting Accountants, Management Accountants, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Assistant Accountants and Payroll Administrators.
Hays Accountancy & Finance – Professional Practice
Senior Accountants, Intermediate Accountants,Tax Specialists, Business Advisory Service Managers and Audit Seniors.
Revit Technicians, ArchiCAD Technicians, Vectorworks Technicians and
Business Banking Managers, Financial Advisors (Investments/Wealth Management), Commercial and SME Lending Managers, Private Banking Managers and Private/Business Banking Support.
Residential Project Managers, Civil Foreperson, Civil Site/Project Engineers, Intermediate Quantity Surveyors, Civil Project Managers (subdivision experience), Civil Supervisors (directional drilling experience) and Machine Operators (directional drilling or UFB experience).
Hays Contact Centres
Industry Specific Customer Service Officers, Trainers, General Customer Service Officers, Telesales and Team Leaders.
Protection Technicians, HV Cable Joiners, G&B Line Mechanics, Level 4 Distribution Line Mechanics and HV Electrical Fitters.
Geotechnical Engineers, Civil Engineers, Transportation Engineers, Civil Infrastructure Design Engineers, Water Engineers, Land Development Engineers, Structural Engineers, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers and Building Services, 12D and Civil 3D Design Engineers.
Dynamics AX Consultants, Project Coordinators, Test Analysts, IT Infrastructure (Christchurch) Specialists, CRM Developers, Java Developers and BI Developers
Life Insurance Underwriters (Wellington), Brokers (regional provincial areas), Commercial Underwriters (Christchurch), Claims (insurance and broker) and Pricing Analysts (experienced).
Corporate Commercial Solicitors (large firm experience), Partner (with transferable client base), Solicitors (major firm/top-tier experience) and Experienced Property, Commercial, Private Client Solicitors (suburban firms).
Hays Office Support
Personal and Executive Assistants, Receptionists (entry level), Project Coordinators and Legal Secretaries.
PQS, Sales and Leasing Agents, Building Surveyors (RICS qualified) and Intermediate Property Managers.
Hays Sales & Marketing
Insights Managers Digital Marketing Specialists, Channel Managers, Industrial Sales Representatives and National Sales Managers.
To find out why these candidates are in demand and for more employer and candidate trends, go to www.hays.net.nz/report
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