The Hays Journal is your world of work magazine for hiring managers across all sectors. It focuses on topical issues and trends and is an industry-first, award winning thought leadership publication. The Hays Journal explores case studies, insights, news and views from a variety of industry commentators, academics and business managers from companies all over the world.
In this issue:
While mental health was once a taboo topic in the workplace, many high-profile campaigns have encouraged a more open attitude towards it. As employees become more willing to talk about their mental wellbeing, do leaders need to be better prepared to support them?
Organisations are increasingly monitoring their employees. While many workers may have considered this an invasion of their privacy in the past, new research indicates this perception is changing to a more positive one.
The make-up of the workplace is changing as many organisations take on more contractors and temporary staff. But as demand for non-permanent employees increases, how can businesses attract these workers when they need them?
Heading in the right direction
Dr Megan Jones Bell, Headspace’s Chief Strategy & Science Officer, discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic could give organisations the chance to make a step change in caring for their employees’ wellbeing.
Spectrum of skills
Figures show that a large percentage of neurodiverse adults are being left out of the world of work. However, they can bring many benefits to businesses. So what steps can organisations take to help these people thrive in their workplace?
James Milligan, Global Head of Technology at Hays, discusses how Covid-19 has driven demand for digital and technology talent globally in 2020, and explains how businesses can stand out in a competitive market.
Karen Bardsley, England and Manchester City Women’s FC goalkeeper, has recently completed a Masters in Sports Directorship. While still very much focused on her playing career, she discusses how she is preparing for a future career pivot to become a Director in the world of sport.