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Focus on jobs as Scottish independence campaigns conclude

Hywel Roberts, 18 Sep 2014

Politicians from both sides of the debate have focused on the impact a 'yes' vote could have on jobs...

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Military cutbacks a chance for companies to gain skills, says Bureau Veritas HRD

Hywel Roberts, 16 Sep 2014

Cuts in the armed forces present an opportunity for employers to gain skills in areas such as engineering...

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Engagement 'ongoing journey', says General Mills HRD

Hywel Roberts, 15 Sep 2014

Companies must understand their staff fully and create an "exciting" workplace to breed engagement, according...

M&S Tanith Dodge: 10 tips on how to innovate

Tanith Dodge, 15 Sep 2014

Businesses need to constantly evolve to survive in challenging market conditions. Here, Marks & Spencer...

HR professionals should help build trust, says BBC Worldwide people director

Hywel Roberts, 12 Sep 2014

HR professionals should act as role-models within organisations in an “authentic way" to help build...

How to be an authentic leader

Neil Hope, 12 Sep 2014

In many organisations our values and personality seem to be left at the door. When it comes to leadership,...

Communication more valued than strong leadership, says Reed report

Hywel Roberts, 12 Sep 2014

More employees value good communication skills in managers than strong leadership, according to a report...

Outcome focus would help diversity, says ManpowerGroup VP

Hywel Roberts, 11 Sep 2014

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

Are you in need of leadership embodiment?

Sue BInks and Tom Kenward, 11 Sep 2014

Efficiency savings and the old favourite “doing more with less” are more prevalent today than at...

Focus on creating right performance conditions, says Statoil VP

Arvind Hickman, 11 Sep 2014

Finance and HR should focus on creating the right conditions for performance to thrive rather than micromanaging...

Carney predicts wage growth to pick up mid-2015

Hywel Roberts, 10 Sep 2014

Employment experts and unions are divided over comments made by Bank of England governor Mark Carney...

How failure drives success

Gloria Moss, 10 Sep 2014

Remember the mantra “right first time”? Philip Crosby was the man behind the philosophy of “zero...

HR should focus on 'business fit, not best in class', says Panasonic HRD

Hywel Roberts, 10 Sep 2014

HR teams can be too focused on achieving "best in class" status across all areas and lose focus on the...

Why creating awareness is the most important step for success

Eugenio Pirri, 09 Sep 2014

I recently was invited to lunch with a colleague of mine who wanted to pick my brains about an initiative...

Half of London companies report skills shortage

Hywel Roberts, 08 Sep 2014

Nearly half (45%) of employers in London report that the capital is experiencing a skills shortage, according...

Connected leadership: The CEO and the HRD

Jonathan Nicholls, 08 Sep 2014

Ram Charan has caused controversy recently with his suggestion that HR departments should be split. The...

Most CEOs see HR as 'least strategically important' function

Hywel Roberts, 08 Sep 2014

A high proportion of CEOs and board-level executives see HR as adding less strategic value than any other...

Stressed employees less engaged, says report

Hywel Roberts, 04 Sep 2014

More than half of employees suffering from stress at work are "disengaged", according to research by...

HR policies that empower?

Dean Royles, 04 Sep 2014

Equality and equity are often confused. HR needs to adapt policies and become more flexible, rather than...

David Fairhurst on the Valuing your Talent initiative

David Fairhurst, 03 Sep 2014

David Fairhurst, chief people officer for Europe at McDonald's gives an update on the Valuing your Talent...

In this issue: September 2014
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Model Leaders – What kind of leaders do we need now? Find out in this special issue

Breaking the Silence – Lucy Adams and the BBC

Take it to the bank – HR in charge as TSB branches off

Save us all – Do collective pension schemes work?

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