Talent Management


Businesses not using data effectively, say IT professionals

Hywel Roberts, 29 Aug 2014

The majority of IT professionals are concerned companies are not effectively using the data they collect,...


Outcome focus would help diversity, says ManpowerGroup VP

Hywel Roberts, 28 Aug 2014

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


Senior posts dominated by privately educated

Hywel Roberts, 28 Aug 2014

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

How employers can manage stress in the workplace

Michelle Chance, 27 Aug 2014

By 2020, depression will rank second only to heart disease as the leading cause of disability world-wide,...

Managing high-performing but demanding Gen Y

Prithvi Shergill, 22 Aug 2014

Gen Y is increasingly becoming a bigger part of our workforce and dynamics have fundamentally changed,...

Management not the only career path, says T-Systems HRD

Hywel Roberts, 22 Aug 2014

People looking to progress to senior positions within their organisations should be able to find alternatives...

Lack of workplace diversity deters 69% of young people

Hywel Roberts, 21 Aug 2014

A lack of diversity would deter 69% of young people (aged between 12 and 25 years old) from working for...

Putting talent at the top of the agenda

Hannah Prevett, 21 Aug 2014

Talent management consistently ranks as a top concern for CEOs, yet many say their organisations are...

Work Foundation calls for stronger RPA legislation

Hywel Roberts, 20 Aug 2014

Lancaster University's Work Foundation has criticised the government's "watered down" implementation...

Europe's first 'Olympic-style' games launches graduate programme

Hywel Roberts, 19 Aug 2014

The 2015 Baku European Games, Europe's first Olympics-style sporting event, has launched a global recruitment...

Seven skills HR needs for the top table

Marcia Hazzard, 19 Aug 2014

HR professionals are increasingly taking a seat at the top table. However, greater input requires a broader...

More than one million over-65s in work

Hywel Roberts, 18 Aug 2014

The number of employees over the age of 65 has jumped 36% to 1.09 million since 2010, according to research...

Line managers are the squeezed middle of business

Stephen Bevan , 18 Aug 2014

Leaders are often touted as charismatic, hero-type figures, but it's time we looked beyond the rhetoric....

Oil and gas managers face leadership 'conundrum', says Hay Group

Hywel Roberts, 15 Aug 2014

A conflict between driving short-term profits and developing long-term leadership pipelines is creating...

Only one-quarter of recruiters check CV claims

Hywel Roberts, 14 Aug 2014

Only around one-quarter (26%) of recruiters and headhunters check claims candidates make on their CVs,...

A new era of talent management

Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, 14 Aug 2014

Past experience is no longer the only indicator of future potential. Flexibility is the key to executive...

Building internal communities to support change

Janneke van Overbruggen, 14 Aug 2014

The increasingly fast-paced nature of society means that organisations need to adapt to keep up with...

Communication most valued graduate skill, say SME employers

Hywel Roberts, 13 Aug 2014

More than two-thirds (69%) of SME employers consider good communication a key skill for graduates, according...

Redundancy payouts fall for first time since 2008

Hywel Roberts, 12 Aug 2014

The total cost of redundancy payouts for UK companies has fallen for the first time since the recession,...

Two in five managers not taking full holiday allowance

Hywel Roberts, 11 Aug 2014

Two in five (41%) UK managers did not take their full annual leave allowance in 2013, according to research...

In this issue: August 2014
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Balancing act – Have we finally reachd a tipping point around flexible working practices?


Bedding down – Inside the Dorchester Collection


High voltage – Is the future of fleet electric?


Cream of the crop – Barriers to effective talent management

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