Hays Journal
Global insight in the world of HR and recruitment


The Hays Journal is a bi-annual publication providing insight and news for HR and recruitment professionals on the ever changing world of work.

Issue 10 - Aiming High in Dubai


Heading for the top

Some of China’s most talented graduates are being placed into the Dubai Business Internships programme. We explore the implications of this for Chinese businesses and consider whether we are seeing a new Silk Road for talent and trade. 

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Training at the top

How important is it for boardroom level individuals to benefit from training to develop the unique skills they need? And how can the HR department help facilitate this training?

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Too big to fail

After the stall caused by the great recession, the US employment market is once more growing rapidly – and skills shortages are beginning to bite.

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The chemistry of leadership

A wide-ranging career in the pharmaceutical industry has given Dapo Ajayi, Chief Procurement Officer for AstraZeneca, an unusually broad perspective on the qualities that make a successful leader, including a passion for diversity, mobility and collaboration with HR.

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A complex relationship

An examination of the complex – and often fraught – relationship between the government and business, and how they influence each other, for better or for worse. 

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