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Hays Quarterly Report: Hot Jobs for 2013

Tokyo, Jan 16, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Medical Science Liaison Officers, Indirect Procurement Specialists and Executive Secretaries are among the candidates in hottest demand as we welcome 2013, with many employers now already starting to action their hiring needs in preparation for the year ahead, according to the latest Hays Quarterly Report.

According to the Hays Quarterly Report, out now and covering January to March 2013, pockets of shortages for specific skills remain in a number of sectors including life sciences and supply chain.

"Employers are this quarter discussing hiring plans for 2013 with actual hiring likely to begin in February and March when businesses know who is staying, and who is not, after the bonus season," says Christine Wright, Operations Director of Hays in Asia.

"Employers who are already aggressively hiring, such as in the HR sector, also have high expectations of candidates. The budget is tight for some businesses, so they are very careful with their selection. But employers need to have a quick recruitment process if they want to secure good talent as some candidates are receiving multiple offers."

According to the Hays Quarterly Report for January to March 2013, demand is highest for the following skilled professionals:

Hays Accountancy & Finance - Commerce & Industry
-- FP&A Managers
-- FP&A Staff
-- Accounting Managers
-- Controllers
-- Auditors

Hays Banking
-- Compliance Officers
-- Credit Risk Management
-- Bilingual Project Managers
-- Corporate Banking Relationship Managers
-- Asset Management Product Managers

Hays Human Resources - Public Sector
-- HR Business Partners
-- C&B Managers
-- HR Managers
-- Payroll Specialists

Hays Finance Technology
-- IT Planning and Business Continuity Planners (BCP)
-- IT Security
-- Application Support
-- Service Managers

Hays Information Technology
-- Business Analyst
-- Game Developers
-- SCM IT Project Managers
-- Web Designers
-- IT Consultants

Hays Insurance
-- Insurance Agents Sales Representative and Claim Adjusters
-- Bancassurance
-- Actuaries
-- Business Consultants
-- Credit Risk Management Specialists

Hays Legal
-- Legal Directors
-- Contract Managers
-- Project Associates
-- Legal Managers
-- Corporate M&A Associates (Japanese speakers)

Hays Life Sciences
-- Clinical Project Managers
-- Regulatory Affairs
-- Product Marketing
-- Medical Science Liaison Officers
-- Business Development

Hays Office Professionals
-- Executive Secretaries
-- Sales Administrators/Assistants
-- Translators
-- Legal Secretaries
-- General Administrators (Entry Level)

Hays Property
-- Head of Corporate Real Estate
-- Investment Managers
-- Facility Managers
-- Project Managers
-- Retail Store Developers

Hays Sales & Marketing
-- Telecom salespeople
-- Online Marketing
-- Product Marketing
-- Direct Salespeople
-- SMB Salespeople

Hays Supply Chain
-- Planning and Supply Chain Managers
-- Direct Purchasing
-- Indirect Procurement Specialists
-- Senior Managers and Directors

To find out why these candidates are in demand, go to

Hays, the world's leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled people.

About Hays

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. It is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Japan KK ("Hays") is the largest foreign recruitment company in Japan and operates across the private sector, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. Hays has been in Japan for more than a decade, and boasts a track record of success and growth.

Hays is the only foreign recruitment company in Japan to operate specialist business units composed of professionals with experience and expertise in the sectors they cover. Hays Japan's thirteen specialisms span Accountancy & Finance, Banking, Finance Technology, Human Resources, Hays Resource Management, Information Technology, Insurance, Legal, Life Sciences, Office Professionals, Property, Sales & Marketing and Supply Chain.

Hays is also the only foreign recruitment company in Japan to operate three local offices, serving the Kanto region from Akasaka and Shinjuku, and Kansai from central Osaka.

Hays Japan is the local representative office for Hays plc, which is a global company with more than 7,800 staff operating from 245 offices across 33 countries.

Hays operates in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, the UK and the USA.

Source: Hays

Keiko Asakura
Hays Japan
Marketing Manager
+81 3 3560 2813
[email protected]

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