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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...

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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...

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Should HR do more to attract talent?

Kevin Green, 06 Aug 2014

I was recently asked to go along and talk to a group of MBA students about my career in HR.

Winning war for talent not just about pay

Ingrid Waterfield, 05 Aug 2014

Employment figures released in the past few weeks celebrated unemployment falling to its lowest level...

Hot topic: Hiring school leavers (part two)

Neil Tune, 05 Aug 2014

In part two of this month's Hot Topic, Neil Tune, HR director of Fitness First, suggests business needs...

Balancing talent and passion in startups

David Dumeresque, 04 Aug 2014

For entrepreneurial start-ups, managing the transition into a more established company comes with a number...

Hot topic: Hiring school leavers

Emily Milne-Home, 04 Aug 2014

Whose responsibility is it to ensure school leavers are ready for the world of work? Do education establishments...

Engagement is a bug you want staff to catch

Nick Goldberg, 01 Aug 2014

When running a business you get to learn new things every day. And as clichéd as it sounds, ultimately...

Playing with the big boys: Gender in business and sport

Nicky Little, 31 Jul 2014

Nicky Little, head of leadership at Cirrus, asks why gender still matters in some sectors more than others....

Five business lessons from WW1

Ignacio Gonzalez-Posada , 30 Jul 2014

Generals during the First World War failed to adapt their strategies. Business leaders should not make...

The role of stress in developing leaders

Dr. Megan Reitz and Lee Waller, 29 Jul 2014

Today's leaders are required to operate in a substantially more volatile, uncertain and complex world....

What will the 'next generation' HR function look like?

Jabbar Sardar, 29 Jul 2014

The coming of age of Ulrich’s HR business partner model this year has inevitably brought it under the...

The digital transformation agenda creates a new role for HR

Richard Coombes, 28 Jul 2014

The explosive growth in digital and social media technologies is opening up a whole new role for HR professionals...

Cloud based technology is coming - ready or not

Nick Laird, 25 Jul 2014

Why is Cloud-based a better way to use technology? How do you fit your processes around technology (as...

Don't believe the hype of employee engagement

Rob Briner, 25 Jul 2014

Engagement is more like a muddy puddle than clear water. HR needs to put the concept back under the microscope...

Do employers have to take action on the obesity ruling?

Vanessa Di Cuffa , 24 Jul 2014

Following advice from the Advocate General that the EU should rule that severe obesity should be regarded...

Making Veolia fit for the future

Katie Jacobs, 24 Jul 2014

At environment services company Veolia, sustainability is core to every part of the business, even HR....

Maximise performance by managing your ‘mental battery’

Angela Muir, 23 Jul 2014

While many organisations are signed up to the principles of work-life balance, evidence suggests that...

Coaching: the latest L&D favourite

Nick Martindale, 22 Jul 2014

Research has found that L&D professionals are embracing coaching as their preferred business tool.

The future of business depends on diverse talent

Wendy Manning, 22 Jul 2014

The supply chain industry has traditionally been viewed as a male-dominated environment. While more women...

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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