Talent Management

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Lucy Adams: ‘appraisals don’t work’

Katie Jacobs, 15 Apr 2014

The annual appraisal system is not fit for purpose former BBC HR director Lucy Adams has claimed this...

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Gaps between strategy and operational delivery are risky business

Jabbar Sardar, 11 Apr 2014

Excitement might be building in Brazil ahead of the FIFA World Cup this summer, but early preparations...

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Exposure to stress helps managers make better decisions, says study

Hywel Roberts, 10 Apr 2014

Leaders benefit from experiencing stressful situations on a regular basis, according to research by Ashridge...

Talent mismatch costs UK companies more than £1bn

Hywel Roberts, 09 Apr 2014

Businesses from all the major economies, including the UK, are losing billions of pounds through recruitment...

Performance improvement plans and the culture of fear

Stephen Bevan , 08 Apr 2014

As I’m sure you know, the term ‘decimate’ has its origins in the Roman army where, to snuff out...

A consistent HR approach the key to shared service model

Hywel Roberts, 07 Apr 2014

Having a consistent approach to the HR function, often across different continents, is crucial to making...

Two thirds of directors dissatisfied with quality of data

Hywel Roberts, 07 Apr 2014

Two in three directors are unhappy with responses to requests for workplace data, according to a recent...

'Social intrapreneurs' inspire culture of positive risk taking

Hywel Roberts, 04 Apr 2014

Innovative employees who bring an entrepreneurial spirit to corporate frameworks are driving positive...

Tips for SMEs: Time saving technology tools for HR

Scott Beagrie, 03 Apr 2014

Over the past 15 years, HR departments at large organisations have benefited from a range of software...

Thousands of SMEs 'underestimating' impact of auto-enrolment

Hywel Roberts, 01 Apr 2014

The first wave of SMEs reach the staging date for auto-enrolment today, with pensions experts warning...

Females lack role models in science, according to YouGov poll

Hywel Roberts, 31 Mar 2014

Most adults in the UK are unable to name one living female role model in science or other STEM subjects,...

Royles: Common sense is not always right

Dean Royles, 28 Mar 2014

Everyone thinks they can solve people problems at the NHS, but what may appear to be common sense does...

Stress the most common reason for long-term absence

Hywel Roberts, 27 Mar 2014

Stress among UK workers accounts for more lost days than any other medical complaint. It is particularly...

CMI accuses managers of thinking 'robotically'

Hywel Roberts, 25 Mar 2014

Research published today suggests managers are too concerned with following processes and not are using...

Lendl, Murray and the end of great working partnerships

Nicky Little, 24 Mar 2014

The much-admired partnership between tennis player Andy Murray and coach Ivan Lendl is over. The two...

Young, 'hidden' talent could help plug skills gap, says O2 HRD

Hywel Roberts, 19 Mar 2014

A report from the Local Government Association (LGA) suggests that almost a third of workers could be...

Morrisons data theft has 'broad' implications for staff

Hywel Roberts, 17 Mar 2014

A human resources lecturer has said the data breach at Morrisons could lead to staff having an adverse...

Motivation initiatives worthless without employee engagement

Hywel Roberts, 17 Mar 2014

A report released today attempts to separate motivation from employee engagement, and finds any attempts...

Demanding year for Amey used as a learning opportunity by HR team, says director

Hywel Roberts, 11 Mar 2014

It's been a busy year for Amey's HR department. The infrastructure support service provider bought Enterprise,...

Number of companies failing to comply with auto-enrolment could 'rise sharply'

Hywel Roberts, 11 Mar 2014

The proportion of employers failing to comply with auto-enrolment has been low, but this should not lead...

In this issue: April 2014
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Legal aliens: It's law, but not as we know it - would you seek counsel from a big brand?

Fashion forward: SuperGroup's first HRD

Time to celebrate: Flexible working legislation is changing

Health check: Engaging in wellbeing 

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