Talent Management


Do employers have to take action on the obesity ruling?

Vanessa Di Cuffa , 24 Jul 2014

Following advice from the Advocate General that the EU should rule that severe obesity should be regarded...


Social events can increase engagement, report finds

Hywel Roberts, 23 Jul 2014

Social events and feeling valued are key to employees’ happiness at work, according to research


Only 14% of employers confident in leadership pipelines

Hywel Roberts, 17 Jul 2014

The majority of UK organisations have concerns about their ability to fill critical leadership roles,...

HRDs are the consiglieri of the C-suite

Richard Hytner, 16 Jul 2014

HRDs have one of the best jobs in the business, but shouldn't be afraid to take charge in the C-suite....

Second-in-command doesn't have to mean second best

Nicky Little, 15 Jul 2014

As Ryanair’s deputy chief executive walks out, Nicky Little from Cirrus looks at the opportunities...

Leadership lessons from The Apprentice and Undercover Boss

Patrick Wright, 15 Jul 2014

Patrick Wright from the Darla Moore School of Business highlights the leadership styles displayed in...

CMI report identifies ‘crisis in management’

Katie Jacobs, 15 Jul 2014

UK businesses are facing a “crisis in management” and are at risk from a “ticking time bomb of...

UK businesses facing data skills shortages

Katie Jacobs, 10 Jul 2014

UK businesses are struggling to find the skills they need to meet the growing demand for data analysis,...

Five tips on managing a diverse workforce

Naveen Narayanan, 10 Jul 2014

Businesses are melting pots of diverse cultures, generations and personalities, all of which approach...

Reward innovative failures that have 'learning outcomes', says Mindjet senior VP

Hywel Roberts, 09 Jul 2014

Repeated failures in innovation should still be financially rewarded if they contribute to a future hit,...

Half of HR professionals see engagement as top priority

Hywel Roberts, 09 Jul 2014

More than half (56%) of HR professionals see engagement as the most important issue for their department,...

Global skills shortage hits seven-year high

Hywel Roberts, 07 Jul 2014

More than one-third (36%) of employers worldwide are struggling to find candidates with suitable skills...

Remote working can help introverts into the boardroom

Hywel Roberts, 04 Jul 2014

The growing trend of employees working from home may lead to an increase in the number of introverts...

Only half of leadership moves come with pay rises

Hywel Roberts, 04 Jul 2014

Little more than half (54%) of job moves undertaken by senior leaders result in an employee earning a...

Why can't we collaborate to find talent?

Kevin Green, 03 Jul 2014

There is still a fair amount of animosity between recruitment consultants and agencies, but all parties...

10 tips for changing organisational culture

Martin Cook, 30 Jun 2014

As financial services' organisational culture comes under more scrutiny under the remit of the Financial...

GE leadership development 'going back to basics'

Katie Jacobs, 26 Jun 2014

GE is going “back to basics” when it comes to leadership development, its VP of executive development...

Patient care is not about numbers, says NHS Employers CEO Royles

Katie Jacobs, 25 Jun 2014

The NHS should not be forced into setting minimum levels of nurse numbers to ensure a higher level of...

'More to be done' on gender balance in oil and gas sector

Hywel Roberts, 24 Jun 2014

Three-quarters of women working in the oil and gas sector say they feel welcome in the industry. Despite...

Managing employees with long-term illnesses

Gabriella Jozwiak, 24 Jun 2014

More people are living and working with long-term health conditions. What does this mean for HR departments?...

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