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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.

COVID-19 can break the HR director’s glass ceiling

We are living in unprecedented times but where there is chaos and uncertainty there is also opportunity. Alongside transforming working constructs, HR leaders must grasp the chance to change how they...

How I got here: Paul Campbell, Gateshead College

The head of people and organisational development at Gateshead College gives his tips for a successful career in HR

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Businesses fear loss of top HR professionals due to pay squeeze

Over four in five (86%) of businesses are worried about losing their top HR and office support talent due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic.

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