Interviews

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Adrian Furnham: talent programmes can lead to arrogant staff

Hywel Roberts, 22 Apr 2014

Psychology professor Adrian Furnham warns that talent programmes can lead to arrogance, with those not...

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What makes housing associations such great places to work: Part 2

Katie Jacobs, 22 Apr 2014

Following on from our earlier piece, we explore why housing associations are such great places to work....

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Retention of values crucial for SMEs, says expert

Hywel Roberts, 08 Apr 2014

SME leaders must work especially hard to keep company values as their businesses grow and reach "tipping...

UK Mail appoints Sarah Maddox as HR director

David Woods, 11 Sep 2012

Sarah Maddox has joined UK Mail as HR director, bringing with her 30 years of experience

AmicusHorizon: the proof HR strategy is at the heart of profitable organisations?

David Woods, 19 Jul 2012

The CEO and HR director sit side by side drinking coffee and talking about the people strategy in their...

Interview with Dave Bradley, HR director at QinetiQ

HR Editorial, 02 Jul 2012

The new HR chief at defence and security provider QinetiQ has warned against HR directors "working in...

Interview with Carola Nunns, HR director at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

David Woods, 28 Jun 2012

Emily trots across the HR department and wanders into the director’s office. She has a sniff around,...

Interview with Isabelle Minneci, HR director at L’Oréal UK

Peter Crush, 25 Jun 2012

Isabelle Minneci, the French-born HRD at cosmetics giant L’Oréal UK, will have heard it in her homeland...

Interview with Andy Brown head of HR at Hamptons International

David Woods, 28 May 2012

Nestled in Grosvenor Square, London, in the shadow of the magnificent real estate that is the US embassy,...

Interview with Robert Ritchie, head of HR global retail at Gazprom Energy

Siân Harrington, 25 May 2012

Sandwiched between a gambler in a ritzy casino and a Chinese paddy-field worker in the opening credits...

Interview with Michelle Luxford, HR director at Travelodge

David Woods, 18 Apr 2012

One of my countless guilty pleasures is a penchant for reading glossy magazines. I love flicking through...

Ready to face change: interview with Philip Willatt, HR director at London Business School

David Woods, 20 Feb 2012

They challenge our thinking, they develop our industry and they – it is to be hoped – bring the...

Exclusive interview with Gina Qiao, senior VP HR at Lenovo

Siân Harrington, 16 Feb 2012

Until I met Gina Qiao (pictured), senior vice president human resources at Chinese PC superbrand, Lenovo,...

Interview with Tracey Killen, group personnel director at the John Lewis Partnership

David Woods, 04 Jan 2012

I had been talking handbags with Tracey Killen, group personnel director at the John Lewis Partnership...

Rank insider: interview with Sue Waldock, group HRD of the Rank Group

David Woods, 12 Dec 2011

What could silver screen siren Celia Johnson, troubled comedian Michael Barrymore and staid old photocopiers...

Driving Change: interview with Hannah Thomson, UK HR director at Avis Rent-a-Car

David Woods, 15 Nov 2011

It would be completely inappropriate for HR magazine to include a profile photograph of an HR director...

Retirement: interview with Ros Altmann, director general of Saga

Peter Crush, 11 Oct 2011

Depending on what you read, Dr Ros Altmann, who was an adviser to the Number 10 Policy Unit and an...

Exclusive: interview with Deborah Marriott-Harrison, senior vice president for government affairs at Marriott International

Siân Harrington, 07 Oct 2011

Deborah Marriott Harrison (pictured), grand-daughter of the founder of the eponymous hotel group, came...

Interview with Deborah Baker, director of people at Sky

David Woods, 04 Oct 2011

No-one working in the media could fail to be impressed by the brand personality Sky exudes and I was...

Strategic Benefits: interview with David Kast, head of HR at Hogg Robinson Group

David Woods, 13 Sep 2011

If one word could be used to sum up the past three years in the business world, it would have to be:...

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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