Member Since: 21st Apr 2017
Yvonne Smyth, Director of Hays Human Resources
Yvonne is the national specialism director for Hays Human Resources, the largest HR specialist recruiter in the UK. She is responsible for the HR national strategy within this high growth and pivotal specialism consisting of over 70 consultants across 45 locations.
Yvonne is also the Group Head of Diversity & Inclusion for Hays plc. She works closely with organisations and Hays specialist consultant teams to create and implement diverse recruitment strategies that effectively support and increase the representation of more diverse staff profiles and inclusive workplace cultures within their businesses.
In addition, Yvonne chairs Hays Leading Women, a fast growing and highly regarded membership group for experienced professional women from across the world of work and is a longstanding Board Member of British American Business, the leading transatlantic business organisation and chairs the UK operations of BAB’s Diversity and Inclusion Forum, The Stir.
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29th Aug 2019
In recent weeks you might have been enjoying the sea and sand or the fresh mountain air on your summer holiday, but now you’re back in the...Blog
29th Jul 2019
Strong leaders do more than just give executive style direction to their employees: they nurture talent and enable their staff to flourish...Blog
19th Jun 2019
While devices like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home are used daily in many households, voice search technology has yet to make a real impact...Blog
22nd May 2019
The global skills gap is affecting organisations of all sizes across all sectors. Research from the Hays Global Skills Index 2018 shows...Blog
1st Apr 2019
Hiring the wrong candidate can be damaging to your workplace culture and team dynamic, but hiring the right one can potentially transform a...Blog
7th Mar 2019
Developing a diverse and inclusive workplace culture is top of the priority list for every HR department right now – but can this focus on...Blog
28th Feb 2019
By nature of their profession, those who work in HR are constantly thinking about others within their organisation. Dealing with issues...Blog
29th Jan 2019
Whether you’re just starting out in HR or you’ve recently been appointed a more senior role within the industry, you should strive to hit...Blog
4th Apr 2018
As the low uptake of shared parental leave continues to make headlines, it strikes me that we don’t see what this means for the wider...Blog