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Hays Journal

Global insight for experts in the world of work

This bi-annual publication from Hays explores issues affecting the rapidly changing world of work.


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Some highlights from our latest issue: 

Training at the top

How important is training at boardroom level? And how can HR help ensure the most senior people in an organisation are equipped with the skills they need?

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A complex relationship

The interplay between politics and business has far-reaching, and sometimes unintended, consequences, in this article we look at the ways in which they can influence each other – for better or for worse.

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The chemistry of leadership

A wide-ranging career in the pharmaceutical industry has given Dapo Ajayi an unusually broad perspective on the qualities that make a successful leader.

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Making a breakthrough

Around the world, apprenticeships are increasingly being seen as a solution to the problems of the youth unemployment and skills shortages.

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The fruits of knowledge

Organisations are developing innovative strategies for accumulating, storing and sharing knowledge internally. This article looks at the tricks of the trade.

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Other topics

Asking the right questions – good interview technique

Heading for the top – Dubai business internships

Breaking the rules – Google’s Laszlo Bock


Issue 9 - Extreme environments
Managing the risks for staff in hostile conditions

Issue 8 - Seeing the future
Organisations need digital talent to get its hands dirty.

Issue 7 - East Meets West
Asian businesses have gone global

Issue 6 - Chasing profits but at what cost?
What the world has learned about values

Issue 5 - Looking for tomorrow's workforce
The global skills dilemma that is holding back growth

Issue 4 - Focus on skills
Recognising the value of talent management

Issue 3 - Managing across borders
How businesses can develop global leaders

Issue 2 - Harnessing the power of diversity
The value added to business

Issue 1 - The pace of mobility
How to manage a global workforce