en

Services

We understand that no two organisations are the same. Find out more about how we've customised our recruitment offerings to help companies in Hong Kong meet their needs.

Read more
Jobs

Let our industry specialists listen to your aspirations and present your story to the organisations in Hong Kong that fit you the best as we collaborate to write the next chapter of your successful career.

See all jobs
Candidates

Together, we’ll map out career-defining, life-changing pathways to achieve your career ambitions. Browse our range of services, advice, and resources.

Learn more
Services

We understand that no two organisations are the same. Find out more about how we've customised our recruitment offerings to help companies in Hong Kong meet their needs.

Read more
About Robert Walters Hong Kong

Since our establishment in 1997, our belief remains the same: Building strong relationships with people is vital in a successful partnership.

Learn more

Work for us

Our people are the difference. Hear stories from our people to learn more about a career at Robert Walters Hong Kong

Learn more

Fancy yourself as an IT guru in Hong Kong?

Technology is changing rapidly and professionals have to keep up, or be left behind.

With digital transformation on the top of many business’s agenda, Robert Walters will share the tips on how to stay ahead in an industry where change is hard to predict. 

It’s not all about the nine to five

When you’re immersed in your day job, you are really only aware of your immediate surroundings. If your own employer is being left behind on tech, you won’t know that unless you are looking externally and gauging change in the market. Think about what you are doing outside your nine-to-five job to stay plugged in to emerging trends.

On Top of IT news and change of regulations

Agile transformation and cloud transformation, for example, have been reported and analysed at length in the media. So keep an eye on technology industry news to make sure you’re aware of changes in the market. In addition, make sure you are aware of any initiatives by the government so you are on top of the trends and national developments.

Expose yourself…to emerging technologies

You will find it more difficult to market yourself to a prospective employer if you haven’t thought about how technology may look in the future. So plan your career and ask questions in interviews about emerging and new technologies. Clarify what level of maturity any prospective employer has with those technologies.

It’s not just what you know, it’s who you know

You must talk to people outside your own company to know what is changing in the market. More often than not, you can learn from other people’s experiences. Join networking events and hang out at a hackathon to share your skills with others.

Seek and ye shall find

Seek out and secure a mentor in the tech space; someone who is influential at an industry level, who will be involved in strategic planning for other organisations. They will often know what trends and changes are coming down the track.

Looking at independent training providers is a great way to review and update your development. They provide qualifications to upskill individuals in line with market demand.

 

Share this article

Useful links

Sign up for job alerts
Salary Survey
Career Advice
Get in touch

Find out more by contacting one of our specialist recruitment consultants

Related content

View all

Life as a business analyst

The attraction of the job For finance professionals who long for a change from traditional day-to-day accounting operations, a business analyst role is very attractive. The truth is that business analyst roles offer you great exposure to really understand exactly what drives the business, and an ove

Read More

Researching a company prior to your technology interview

Researching the organisation you have an interview with is vital to assess whether the business itself, the market it operates in and whether the company culture is gong to be the right fit for you. It can also help in deciding which technology experiences are the most significant to relate back to

Read More

Breaking into IT sales & marketing

If you’re interested in the more creative side of a supposedly ‘technical’ sector, then sales & marketing within tech & transformation is right for you. Some exciting job opportunities that you can look forward to include brand management, business development, communications, event management, mark

Read More

I'm Robert Walters, Are you?

Come join our global team of creative thinkers, problem solvers and game changers. We offer accelerated career progression, a dynamic culture and expert training.