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Embrace flexible working on everybody's terms

Helen Giles, 21 Aug 2014

It’s been interesting reading about the fears of some employers in the face of the extension of the...

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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...

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The invisible workforce: contracted cleaners

Jill Rubery, 20 Aug 2014

The Equality and Human Rights Commission’s inquiry into employment conditions in the cleaning sector...

Six steps to getting flexible working right

Arvind Hickman, 20 Aug 2014

Few organisations would claim they are always getting flexible working right, but the ones HR magazine...

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...

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....

How disruptive technology influences HR

Steve Hewitt, 18 Aug 2014

Technology is changing the way businesses operate at every level. From the products companies are developing,...

Lies, lies and more lies: Fact-checking CVs

Shaun Simmons , 15 Aug 2014

The issue of people lying on their CVs has been hitting the headlines lately. In July, CIFAS, the fraud...

Is your recruitment process good, bad or ugly?

Catherine Rush, 15 Aug 2014

Before HR can worry about retention and engagement, it must ensure its recruitment processes work for...

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...

Are UK employers embracing graphology?

Stuart Poole-Robb, 13 Aug 2014

Handwriting analysis, or to give it its proper name graphology, has become the UK's latest tool in high-level...

Women at the leadership table

Donna McPherson, 13 Aug 2014

You can't have the best workforce if it's not a diverse organisation. The only way to achieve that is...

The 'seat' is already yours

Eugenio Pirri, 12 Aug 2014

I remember when I first entered the workforce, back when I was 15-years-old. I was on the fryers at my...

An army of office workers brings economic growth

HR Editorial, 11 Aug 2014

The make up of the UK workforce is fundamentally different to that of 60 years ago. White collar roles...

Can the real NHS please stand up?

Dean Royles, 11 Aug 2014

When you hear someone mention the NHS, what do you think? A failing institution, always in the media...

Valuing your Talent initiative another step closer

Hywel Roberts, 08 Aug 2014

The CIPD's Valuing your Talent framework takes another step towards completion as key findings are released....

Is graduate talent out there?

Lucy Beaumont, 08 Aug 2014

The number of graduate jobs available is set to increase this year but almost one in four positions remains...

Your own people could be your best hire

Vincent Belliveau, 07 Aug 2014

The days of having a job for life are long gone. Research has indicated that on average people will have...

Should you outsource occupational health to the Health and Work Service?

Beate O’Neil , 06 Aug 2014

The government’s free Health and Work Service is due to rollout in December 2014, but few organisations...

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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