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12 months of 2021: March

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

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12 months of 2021: January

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

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Graduate job competition hits record high

Competition for graduate jobs has reached a record high this year following a coronavirus slump in 2020.

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'I don't know how I'm surviving': vast majority of job ads still don't mention flexibility

Nearly three-quarters of UK job vacancies do not mention flexible working despite a huge shift in working styles post-pandemic.

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David Lammy encourages middle managers to embrace diversity at work

Middle managers need to embrace diversity and inclusion before any real change can happen in an organisation, Labour MP for Tottenham David Lammy told delegates at day two of the CIPD annual...

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What you may have missed from day two at CIPD ACE 2021

The HR magazine team headed to Manchester for the CIPD’s annual conference this week. The hybrid event, which allowed delegates to tune in virtually or attend in person, featured plenty of...

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What you may have missed from day one at CIPD ACE 2021

The HR magazine team headed to Manchester for the CIPD’s annual conference this week. 

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Employees don't trust organisations enough to share personal data

Workers are willing to share personal data to improve diversity and inclusion (D&I) but do not trust their employer enough to do this.

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Google searches of 'signs of burnout' increase by over 200%

There has been a 221% spike in searches for signs of burnout in the last three months, according to Google search data.

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HR sees the largest growth among C-suite hires

Chief HR officer roles have seen the biggest growth in hiring out of all C-suite jobs in the past year, according to LinkedIn.

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Employees encouraged to adopt mindfulness practices to improve wellbeing

A simple movement-based programme which encourages mindfulness while exercising has been shown to drastically increase workers’ mental wellbeing compared with exercising alone.

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Tech firms lead the way in UK's best work/life balance

Tech companies have dominated Glassdoor’s 2021 list for the highest rated UK companies for work/life balance.

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