Hays Journal is a bi-annual publication providing insight and news for HR and recruitment professionals on the ever-changing world of work. Issue 9 is out now. Find out what is in the latest issue below

Middle Management

When organisations grow to medium sizes, how can you plan, designate and arrange management responsibilities? And how do you provide rugged career maps/paths that help to progress the careers of middle managers (and their staff) and build a stronger business?  Featuring: Ashridge, Fitness First, Henley Business School, Metro Bank, Roffey Park, Bacardi 

How to manage external resources

How do you manage outsourced or subcontracted performance, quality, and engagement? How do you gain insights into the quality of your external resources? And how do you make the strategic decision on whether to move a service out of house, or vice versa? Featuring: Elior, Shell Mexico, CIPD, VINCI 

Female leaders

We speak to a range of female leaders in different industries around the world and ask them for their hard-won insights and the route they took to reach their current role. Featuring: Autodesk, Zurich, MTR, IBM, Gibson Dunn, Uppsala University Hospital, Skarbek Associates

Workplace environments

Does a workplace environment make a difference to performance? Can a trendy office change a corporate culture? And can every business change their workplace for the better? Featuring: Pumpwell, Lancaster University, Ashridge Business School, Thompsons Online Benefits

Keeping staff safe in extreme environments

Are risk-takers drawn to dangerous jobs? And how do you protect them, and the business, from dangerous places and risky behaviours. Featuring: Risk Advisory Group, Aon Worldaware Solutions, Amnesty International, Control Risks, Ramsay-Smith, Validium, OMS, Immerse Learning


From the Olympics to the World Fair, what does it take to organise a mass event? We look at the practical considerations of hiring, coordinating and inspiring a large contingent workforce toward a common purpose. Featuring: ODA, Rugby World Cup, WEF Davos

Leadership Profile

Tea Collaini, Group HR Director Merlin Entertainments

Opinion – Family Values

Denise Kenyon-Rouvinez explains the nuanced challenges facing family-owned companies in today’s global marketplace Written by IMD lecturer Denise Kenyon-Rouvinez.

Pain in Spain is on the Wane, Regional Snapshot - Spain

Spain has endured a terrible recession, but signs of a recovery are positive news for the jobs market. Featuring comments from EY.

Through the Lens

Hays Oil and Gas Global Salary Guide, Manchester City Football Club Inside Tract

To request a hard copy, contribute to future issues or provide feedback on any of the articles published in issue 9, please contact haysjournal@hays.com

Best B2B Publication


The Hays Journal was awarded the Best B2B publication in the Professional Services and Financial Services category at The International Content Marketing Awards 2013.

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