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...


Ann Corbyn joins Ridgeons as group HR director

30 Jul 2014

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


The Crown Estate launches values-driven change plan

17 Jul 2014

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


Homebase appoints HR director

14 Jul 2014

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

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