Talent Management


‘Tight coupling’ between collaboration and innovation, says Google director

Hywel Roberts, 24 Oct 2014

A company’s ability to produce innovative output is closely linked to the level of collaboration among...


Bring ‘untraditional’ people to HR, says Appirio SVP

Hywel Roberts, 24 Oct 2014

Bringing in people you wouldn’t normally associate with HR roles from other parts of the business is...


Switzerland top destination for expat workers

Hywel Roberts, 22 Oct 2014

Switzerland is the most desirable location for British employees working abroad, according to research...

BT to create 500 engineering roles

Hywel Roberts, 20 Oct 2014

BT has today announced it intends to create 500 more engineering roles as part of its Openreach arm....

Accenture hiring on 'learning agility', says CHRO

Hywel Roberts, 20 Oct 2014

Increased demands on employees to adapt to new technologies has led to Accenture looking at learning...

HR professionals value feedback more than other functions

Hywel Roberts, 15 Oct 2014

Employees working within HR see workplace feedback as more valuable than professionals in any other function,...

'Reluctant' managers bad for economy, says CMI president

Hywel Roberts, 13 Oct 2014

Companies with accidental and reluctant managers "don't deliver" for the economy, as well as condemning...

'Misconceptions' prevent food and drink industry attracting STEM skills

Hywel Roberts, 10 Oct 2014

The food and drink sector is struggling to fill its technical roles due to a lack of understanding around...

Gen Y women to break glass ceiling before men, says whitepaper

Hywel Roberts, 09 Oct 2014

Women born in Gen Y (between 1980 and 1994) are more likely to break the 'glass ceiling' of employment...

Succession planning for the many, not the few

Helen Giles, 07 Oct 2014

Some years ago I visited my executive coach, a senior in the development team of a global pharmaceutical...

OH and HR working together to address mental health

Hywel Roberts, 07 Oct 2014

A recent trend of occupational health working closely with HR around mental health is bringing results,...

Tackling the UK's leadership lag

Chris Roebuck, 07 Oct 2014

A new world needs new thinking on leadership to deliver success, and gives HR an opportunity to prove...

Migrant labour and youth employment not 'either/or choice', says CIPD

Hywel Roberts, 30 Sep 2014

Most employers do not see a link between hiring migrant workers and damaging youth employment, according...

The six types of CEO

Steve Tappin, 29 Sep 2014

Are you stuck with the wrong type of CEO? Or wary of having difficult conversations? CEO confidant Steve...

Britain's 'talent mismatch' among worst in Europe, says Hays report

Hywel Roberts, 26 Sep 2014

Skills gaps in high-skilled industries such as engineering and IT are threatening the UK's economic growth,...

The changing tools of leadership

Nick Martindale, 26 Sep 2014

Spending on corporate learning is soaring, and the number one area is management and leadership development....

Finance directors concerned over losing baby boomer skills

Hywel Roberts, 25 Sep 2014

More than two-thirds (69%) of CFOS are concerned about a skills drain due to baby boomers (those born...

Bright sparks: Leadership innovation at General Electric

Katie Jacobs, 25 Sep 2014

Globalisation and changing worker demographics have had a big impact on leadership development strategy...

Exploring four alternative leadership models

Katie Jacobs, 24 Sep 2014

Leadership is changing, and OD with it. As a follow on from yesterday's piece on new leadership dynamics,...

Leaders: Are you prepared for what happens next in Scotland?

Daniel Lucy, 23 Sep 2014

After two years of emotional debate and campaigning, Scotland has elected to stay part of the United...

In this issue: October 2014
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Grow influence: Who has made the HR Most Influential 2014 lists? We reveal all inside

Looking good: Beautiful HR at Estee Lauder

Back to the drawing board: Is HR more art than science?

Forward thinking: Futureproof your technology strategy



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