Graduate vacancies up by 17% in 2014

22 Jul 2014

The number of vacancies for graduates has increased by 17% in 2014, with strong growth in financial services,...

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Coaching: the latest L&D favourite

22 Jul 2014

Research has found that L&D professionals are embracing coaching as their preferred business tool.

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The future of business depends on diverse talent

22 Jul 2014

The supply chain industry has traditionally been viewed as a male-dominated environment. While more women...

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Four in 10 L&D practitioners believe function is underfunded

22 Jul 2014

A lack of resources in learning and development (L&D) is seen as an issue by almost four in 10 (39%)...

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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,...


Homebase appoints HR director

14 Jul 2014

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


Business can learn 'clarity of purpose' from military, says soldier turned HRD

11 Jul 2014

Employers have plenty to learn from the military around leadership, long-term strategy...


Dean Royles to leave NHS Employers

07 Jul 2014

NHS Employers chief executive Dean Royles is to leave his current post to take up...


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