Over the years I’ve spoken to countless journalists – but the interview I gave to the Financial Times in March 2014 is one I’ll never forget
Boosting productivity is about far more than investing in technology, it's about everything we do in HR
In August 2005 Fast Company magazine published its infamous ‘Why We Hate HR’ article. It’s only with the perspective of time that it’s become clear that this was a tongue-in-cheek response to the...
People report doing some of their best thinking outside the workplace, so how do we bring concentration back into the office?
Retention and engagement are key business issues around the world. But unlike other global people challenges they may prove to be bigger than HR alone.
December is the month where we pause to assess the year ahead. When you look at predictions from a whole range of economic commentators for 2015 you find a clear consensus, which can be summarised in...
David Fairhurst, chief people officer for Europe at McDonald's gives an update on the Valuing your Talent campaign.
David Fairhurst, chief people officer for Europe at McDonald's, explains how HR can deal with the decline of the working age population.
Several years ago I received a letter from my bank thanking me for signing up to their new online banking system. Did this mean, it asked, that I now wanted to be an online customer rather than...
Placing a value on an organisation is notoriously difficult. Royal Mail, for example, was established in 1516 and in 2012 made a profit of £211 million.
In June, I wrote about how our young people face a range of barriers to entry to the workplace – the biggest of which is arguably the ‘Death of the Saturday Job’.