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Accenture hiring on 'learning agility', says CHRO

Hywel Roberts, 20 Oct 2014

Increased demands on employees to adapt to new technologies has led to Accenture looking at learning...

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Hot topic: HR and social mobility, part two

Susie Perrett, 15 Oct 2014

In the second part of this Hot Topic Susie Perrett, education director at Business in the Community talks...

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City & Guilds Group urges long-term skills focus

Hywel Roberts, 14 Oct 2014

A report by vocational education provider City & Guilds Group has called on political parties to ignore...

Hot topic: HR and social mobility

Stevan Rolls, 14 Oct 2014

Is the UK in danger of regressing to an economically segregated society? What can companies do to improve...

Teens feel education not enhancing digital skills

Hywel Roberts, 13 Oct 2014

Almost two-thirds (65%) of students do not believe the current curriculum is developing their digital...

'Reluctant' managers bad for economy, says CMI president

Hywel Roberts, 13 Oct 2014

Companies with accidental and reluctant managers "don't deliver" for the economy, as well as condemning...

Gen Y women to break glass ceiling before men, says whitepaper

Hywel Roberts, 09 Oct 2014

Women born in Gen Y (between 1980 and 1994) are more likely to break the 'glass ceiling' of employment...

External focus key to minimising executive conflict, says expert

Hywel Roberts, 08 Oct 2014

Making sure executives’ natural competitive nature is focused externally is key to minimising conflict,...

OH and HR working together to address mental health

Hywel Roberts, 07 Oct 2014

A recent trend of occupational health working closely with HR around mental health is bringing results,...

Cable to pledge higher pay for apprentices

Hywel Roberts, 06 Oct 2014

Secretary for business, innovation and skills Vince Cable will today unveil plans to increase the minimum...

UK 'middling' on apprenticeships, says Mercer UK HRD

Hywel Roberts, 03 Oct 2014

The UK is making good progress on apprenticeships, but still has a way to go to match more advanced programmes...

Commercial and people focus 'one and the same'

Hywel Roberts, 03 Oct 2014

HR professionals should not see commercial and people focuses as mutually exclusive, according to former...

Half of employers offer no work experience

Hywel Roberts, 02 Oct 2014

Just over half (52%) of companies currently offer no work experience, despite 76% quoting a lack of experience...

Race for Opportunity director welcomes boardroom ethnicity focus

Hywel Roberts, 02 Oct 2014

Pledges by both government and opposition politicians to address the issues of ethnic representation...

Employees to drive 'social purpose agenda', says Cranfield professor

Hywel Roberts, 01 Oct 2014

Companies will come under increased pressure from their employees to demonstrate their social purpose...

Finance directors concerned over losing baby boomer skills

Hywel Roberts, 25 Sep 2014

More than two-thirds (69%) of CFOS are concerned about a skills drain due to baby boomers (those born...

Top employers for working families announced

Hywel Roberts, 22 Sep 2014

Working Families has revealed its list of the top employers for working families in 2014.

RateMyPlacement names Barclays top undergraduate employer

Hywel Roberts, 22 Sep 2014

Barclays has rated top of an online student survey of top undergraduate employers for 2014, RateMyPlacement...

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...

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...

In this issue: October 2014
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Grow influence: Who has made the HR Most Influential 2014 lists? We reveal all inside

Looking good: Beautiful HR at Estee Lauder

Back to the drawing board: Is HR more art than science?

Forward thinking: Futureproof your technology strategy

 

 

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