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HR professionals value feedback more than other functions

Hywel Roberts, 15 Oct 2014

Employees working within HR see workplace feedback as more valuable than professionals in any other function,...

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'Misconceptions' prevent food and drink industry attracting STEM skills

Hywel Roberts, 10 Oct 2014

The food and drink sector is struggling to fill its technical roles due to a lack of understanding around...

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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...

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,...

London top city for employee attraction

Hywel Roberts, 06 Oct 2014

Almost one in six (16%) global employees sees London as the most desirable city to work in, according...

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...

Migrant labour and youth employment not 'either/or choice', says CIPD

Hywel Roberts, 30 Sep 2014

Most employers do not see a link between hiring migrant workers and damaging youth employment, according...

Take-home pay in 2017 lower than pre-crisis levels, says EY report

Hywel Roberts, 29 Sep 2014

Take-home pay in 2017 will be lower than pre-crisis levels, says an EY report.

Britain's 'talent mismatch' among worst in Europe, says Hays report

Hywel Roberts, 26 Sep 2014

Skills gaps in high-skilled industries such as engineering and IT are threatening the UK's economic growth,...

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...

Graduate unemployment in biggest drop for 15 years

Hywel Roberts, 25 Sep 2014

The number of former students still out of work six months after graduating has dropped from 8.5% to...

PCS union calls national strike

Hywel Roberts, 24 Sep 2014

The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) has announced its 250,000 members in England and Wales...

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...

Unemployment in biggest annual fall since 1988

Hywel Roberts, 17 Sep 2014

Unemployment fell by 468,000 from July 2013 to July 2014, the biggest year-on-year decrease since 1988,...

One in four finance professionals experiences age discrimination

Hywel Roberts, 17 Sep 2014

One-quarter of finance professionals have either experienced or witnessed age discrimination at work,...

More than half take work calls 'in bed'

Hywel Roberts, 16 Sep 2014

More than half (54%) of UK employees admit to answering a business call from their bed, according to...

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...

Study finds sharpest dip in hiring intentions in three years

Hywel Roberts, 09 Sep 2014

British companies' hiring intentions for the fourth quarter of 2014 are down two percentage points on...

Half of London companies report skills shortage

Hywel Roberts, 08 Sep 2014

Nearly half (45%) of employers in London report that the capital is experiencing a skills shortage, according...

Stressed employees less engaged, says report

Hywel Roberts, 04 Sep 2014

More than half of employees suffering from stress at work are "disengaged", according to research by...

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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