Senior posts dominated by privately educated

28 Aug 2014

The majority of senior posts in public office and high-profile professions are held by people who went...

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Outcome focus would help diversity, says ManpowerGroup VP

28 Aug 2014

Companies can support women in senior roles by focusing on work outcomes over time spent in the office,...

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What to do if you hate your job

28 Aug 2014

Many people hate going to work and can't wait for Friday to arrive. Rather than accepting a difficult...

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HRDs concerned about post-retirement age performance

28 Aug 2014

HR directors believe that three in 10 of their employees will struggle to perform their current roles...

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Euler Hermes appoints Fiona Hanoman as HRD for northern Europe

27 Aug 2014

Global credit insurance company Euler Hermes has promoted former head of HR for UK...

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Ann Corbyn joins Ridgeons as group HR director

30 Jul 2014

Ann Corbyn, former HR director of housing association BPHA, has joined timber and...

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The Crown Estate launches values-driven change plan

17 Jul 2014

The Crown Estate has announced a 10-year change programme across the organisation,...

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Homebase appoints HR director

14 Jul 2014

Home improvements retailer Homebase has appointed John Shaw as HR director, effective...

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