In the latest edition of its Hays Journal:
The provision of flexible working options has huge benefits for organisations as well as its employees, with attraction, retention and engagement all improving as a result.
Despite the perceived benefits it offers, some organisations have been reverting back to office-based work, which offers less in terms of flexibility.
Also in this issue:
- Rising to the challenge - Deadline on data. General Data Protection Regulation will be in place from 25 May 2018. It will have far reaching consequences for many businesses.
- Focus - Shaking things up. This piece explores the challenges that come with mergers and acquisitions.
- The big idea - The burnout conundrum. Burnout (where staff are unable to cope with the demands placed on them by their work and home lives) has become more commonplace in recent years. This piece looks at how companies can support staff and pick up on signs early.
- Statistical snapshot - A mixture of concern and confidence seems to sit with many workers when they consider their future.
- In the workplace - Look who’s talking. This piece explores how HR professionals can take advantage of AI systems and chatbots.
We hope you enjoy reading this issue of the Hays Journal.If you would like to be featured in a future issue or would like to provide feedback please get in touch. We would value the opportunity to discuss the topics raised in this issue with you.