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Employers need to match communication platform to worker demographics

Becky Frith, 02 Jul 2015

Nearly half (45%) of workers think that their employer does not communicate with them well enough, according...

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Only 20% of firms set disability targets

Becky Frith, 02 Jul 2015

Only one in five (20%) employers set targets for the number of disabled employees they would like, according...

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Female CEOs inspire female executives to aim higher

Becky Frith, 02 Jul 2015

Female executives are more likely to want to become a CEO one day if their current CEO is also a woman,...

Traditional hiring methods holding companies back from finding talent

Becky Frith, 02 Jul 2015

Traditional hiring methods could be holding companies back from finding top talent, according to a report...

Nationwide's Beale named most people-focused CEO

Becky Frith, 01 Jul 2015

Graham Beale, chief executive of the Nationwide Building Association, has been named the most people-focused...

River Island celebrates in style after winning four awards at HREX15

Becky Frith, 01 Jul 2015

River Island's HR team are celebrating after winning four awards at the HR Excellence Awards 2015, including...

UK 'needs robust framework for soft skills'

Becky Frith, 01 Jul 2015

The UK needs a robust framework to better recognise and promote soft skills, according to a report commissioned...

HR Excellence Awards 2015: All the winners

Becky Frith, 01 Jul 2015

Last night, one of the most important nights in the HR calendar took place: The HR Excellence Awards...

Carolyn Fairbairn appointed CBI director-general

Becky Frith, 30 Jun 2015

Carolyn Fairbairn is to become the next director-general of the CBI, taking over from current director...

HR Excellence Awards 2015: The shortlist

Becky Frith, 30 Jun 2015

As the HR industry prepares for the biggest date of the summer, take a look at the nominees for tonight’s...

Three-quarters of employees stressed by holiday

Becky Frith, 30 Jun 2015

Almost three-quarters (73%) of employees feel stressed ahead of taking annual leave, according to research...

Parents consider their children 'too clever' for an apprenticeship

Becky Frith, 29 Jun 2015

More than one in ten (11%) parents or guardians believe that their child is "too clever for an apprenticeship...

Marketing and IT skills gaps holding back acquired firms

Becky Frith, 29 Jun 2015

Newly-acquired firms exhibit the largest skills gaps in marketing and IT management, according to a survey...

Age to be measured in BITC Diversity and Wellbeing Benchmark

Becky Frith, 29 Jun 2015

Age will be included as a consideration in the Business in the Community (BITC) Diversity and Wellbeing...

Candidates choosing employer brand over salary, finds LinkedIn

Becky Frith, 26 Jun 2015

No amount of money could tempt half of UK workers (53%) to consider taking a role at a company with a...

Disabled employees offer "competitive advantage"

Becky Frith, 26 Jun 2015

Employers should be more involved in improving prospects for disabled people from primary school onwards,...

Boris Johnson announces 100 hours of work experience for young Londoners

Becky Frith, 26 Jun 2015

Every young Londoner will have the opportunity to undertake 100 hours of work experience before the age...

Military service undervalued by employers

Becky Frith, 25 Jun 2015

Military service is not given the respect it deserves in civilian employment, according to a study by...

Adnams' HRD: junior talent should be encouraged to aim high

Jenny Roper, 25 Jun 2015

Junior talent should be encouraged to aim high, Karen Hester, chief operating officer and HR director...

Wellbeing top of the agenda in Lunchtime Debate

Becky Frith, 25 Jun 2015

Strong health and wellbeing practices can boost employee engagement and productivity by as much as 50%,...

In this issue: June 2015
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What we talk about when we talk about talent: Everyone talks about it, but what do we mean by it? Deconstructing 'talent'

Red letter day: Modernising the Post Office

Act like a leader: Herminia Ibarra shows you how

Right as rain: Workplace health and wellbeing

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