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HR profession still lacking diversity

Data compiled by the CIPD shows that the HR profession still has a long way to go to improve diversity and lags behind the general workforce in this area.

CEO Q&A: "A leader has to be completely dispensable"

Steven Mendel, CEO and founder of pet insurance firm Bought By Many, speaks to HR magazine about the importance of delegation, and how invaluable HR is to leadership.

How I got here: Philippa Bonay, Office for National Statistics

Philippa Bonay, director of people and business services, ONS, and HR director for the Government Analysis Function, shares her tips for a varied and successful career in HR.

Demand for HR professionals exceeds pre-pandemic levels

Vacancies for HR roles significantly dropped last year just as the first national lockdown began, however demand for people professionals was quick to bounce back.

Future leader: Alice Smallwood, people partner, CAA-GBG Global Brand Management Group

HR magazine speaks to the future leaders of the industry to discover what makes them tick

Does HR need more practical routes into the profession?

A poll on LinkedIn has sparked discussion among the HR community about the need for more apprenticeships in the profession.

HR needs a summer holiday

School’s out and every B&B on the coast is booked up until mid-September. Summer is here and with it the changing of the lockdown guard: this time a lack of social distancing guidelines and removing...

Future leader: Lauren Turner, senior HR advisor, British Library

HR magazine speaks to the future leaders of the industry to discover what makes them tick

A self-fulfilling prophecy may be the difference between success and failure

Leaders and employees' self-fulfilling prophecies could be a determining factor in how a business coped during lockdown and how they will go forward during potential continued uncertainty and...

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Lessons from the C-Suite: Dustin Seale, Heidrick & Struggles

My work is to help create a world that is better led.

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Sticking to the fundamentals: Helen Giles, HR lead at homelessness charity St Mungo's

Helen Giles’ home in Leytonstone, East London is a treasure trove of collectors’ items. Via Zoom she shows a cabinet of vintage kitchenalia; Black Cat and Players cigarette machines on the wall; a...

How I got here: Louise Hollywood, Pinsent Masons

Louise Hollywood, head of group HR at law firm Pinsent Masons, gives her tips for a successful career in HR.

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