Sian Harrington

Join industry leaders at the first HR magazine conference on 28 November

For the first time, HR magazine is gathering together leaders in the field of excellence in HR, for one day, under one roof, to share how they achieved strategic greatness through their people...

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Without our people demonstrating Olympic values, businesses will die

In the Olympian spirit, there are five themes in this August issue that intertwine to demonstrate the symbiotic relationship of people in the workplace, just as the Olympic rings interlace to...

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Who are the Most Influential HR directors and academics in 2012?

HR magazine unveils the shortlists for its HR Most Influential 2012 ranking and now it’s time for the industry to vote.

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HR technology special 2/7: interview with Katy Clough, HR director at AppSense

It may not seem a good idea at the end of a first interview to turn to the entrepreneurial founder of the business – not known for being a fan of HR – and say that, yes, you could see yourself working...

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Take part in HR magazine’s HR Most Influential 2012 survey: your vote matters

HR magazine has unveiled the shortlist for HR Most Influential 2012 and for the first time we are inviting HR directors and academics from across the world to take part in the ranking process.

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We are letting our children down. And therefore our employers and country

I am going to nail my colours to the mast from the start. I am bewildered about education today. I just cannot understand why it has become so difficult to teach kids to read, write and do simple...

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Closing the gap between classroom and workplace

"I always wanted to be a graphic designer,” says Kenton Robbins, business coach and regional director for Yorkshire and Humber at the Institute of Directors (IoD).

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Bosses, be less egotistic and more focused on stakeholders, urges report

Leaders need to develop beyond their personal ego and become radical, ethical and authentic if they are to succeed in the 21st century, according to a report published this week, based on research...

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Interview with Robert Ritchie, head of HR global retail at Gazprom Energy

Sandwiched between a gambler in a ritzy casino and a Chinese paddy-field worker in the opening credits of UK satirical TV show, Have I Got News For You, is a cartoon of a furtive, fur hat-wearing...

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UK lags behind in organisational ‘openness’, holding businesses back from collaboration, finds CEO study

Outperforming organisations are embracing openness and discovering new opportunities to create value through collaboration but UK organisations are behind the curve, according to a survey of chief...

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UK employers must be involved in education rather than its 'consumers', businesses told by OECD

UK employers need to become part of the education system rather than merely consumers of education, according to Andreas Schleicher (pictured), coordinator of a new Organisation for Economic...

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