Member Since: 21st Apr 2017
Yvonne Smyth, Director at Hays specialising in Human Resources.
Yvonne is a national specialism director at Hays specialising in 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 UK&I DE&I Practice Lead at Hays. 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.
Director at Hays specialising in Human Resources
15th Jan 2021
Over the best part of a year, the pandemic has put a tremendous amount of pressure on HR functions. Their role in improving the wellbeing,...Blog
22nd Dec 2020
Drastic budget cuts and shifting priorities as a result of the pandemic has left employers grappling tough decisions surrounding redundancy...Blog
20th Nov 2020
Figures show that a large percentage of adults with brain differences are being left out of the world of work. In this article, we’ve...Blog
6th Oct 2020
From navigating furlough to adjusting to mass remote working, the pandemic has impacted some of the core functions of the HR profession...Blog
3rd Sep 2020
Working remotely has led to many of us having to readdress our work-life balance now that the boundary between the two can be so easily...Blog
5th Aug 2020
Switching from office to remote working practically overnight is a familiar story for many professionals who have been working over the...Blog
30th Jun 2020
While some of us will continue to work from home indefinitely, workplaces up and down the country are gearing up to reopen safely. If you’...Blog
21st May 2020
As an HR leader, you play an integral role in getting your workplace up and running again as the phased restart gets underway. The...Blog
23rd Apr 2020
Managing the everchanging impacts of coronavirus has led many organisations to make the tough decision of placing staff on furlough leave...Blog
26th Mar 2020
Working from home can present a number of challenges, particularly to professionals who haven’t had experience of this before. It has the...Blog