Rebecca Gowler

Women in retail don’t feel looked after by employers

Less than half (46%) of women working in retail say they don't feel well looked after by their employers, according to research by income protection specialists Unum.


Women should use EQ to drive career progression

Women should make the most of emotional intelligence (EQ) to drive their career progression, a study by Bizas Coaching & Consulting has suggested.


One in three disabled jobseekers face discrimination

More than one in three (37%) disabled jobseekers have been discriminated against during the recruitment process, according to research commissioned by the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative...


HomeServe appoints people director

Andy Wicken has been appointed people director at maintenance company HomeServe.


Lack of development contributing to engineering skills shortage

Engineers in the UK are not being developed to their full potential, according to a study by Towers Watson and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IME).


‘Embedded learning’ increases employee engagement

L&D professionals should focus on ‘embedded learning’, focused on performance, to increase employee engagement, L&D expert Charles Jennings said yesterday.


Employers don’t understand Gen Y motivators

There is a mismatch between what employers think Gen Y staff want from their careers and what younger employers actually want, according to research conducted by Penna.


Put people before technology, says Source UK Services HR director

HR and L&D professionals must put people first when integrating new technologies, according to Source UK Services HR director Caryn Berlingieri.


Accenture Products CEO calls for more LGBT role models

There should be more visible LGBT role models in business, according to Accenture group chief executive, Products Sander van ‘t Noordende.


Almost five million people at risk of poor pensions decisions

Research by The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has found that 4.8 million people are at risk of making poor decisions after the government's pension reforms become into effect.


Graduate vacancies predicted to rise, despite skills shortages

Employers predict an 11.9% rise in graduate vacancies in the coming year, according to the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR).


HR professionals want real-time absence reporting

Two-thirds of HR professionals would like to be able to access real-time information on employee absence