Leadership

January's most read stories

?January was far from a quiet month for HR. We look back at some of the month’s most read stories just in case you missed them the first time around.

HR's leadership lessons to take into 2021

HR must continue to put its people first and ensure teams stay safe and connected as we enter another unpredictable year.

How to combat imposter syndrome

The past year of remote work has fuelled some troubling trends. According to Asana’s 2021 Anatomy of Work Index, 69% of UK workers experienced imposter syndrome last year but only 15% feel ‘heard’ and...

COVID-19 has caused a shift in leadership skills

Harder skills deemed important to leaders before the pandemic are no longer significant, according to a new report from The Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS).

Leadership skills most in demand in early 2021 job market

Leadership skills such as coaching, onboarding and decision-making are the top of employers’ wish lists for 2021.

Why kindness should be fundamental for leadership

Kindness has been a pretty high-profile topic over recent months. During the pandemic, we have seen neighbours pulling together to help each other out. ‘Be Kind’ messages have appeared on noticeboards...

12 months of 2020: June

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

HR future leader: Katherine Hoppins, Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Katherine Hoppins is HR business parter at the Financial Compensation Scheme. Here, she talks about her career so far.

Features

Leaders and managers lacking crisis evasion skills

Three quarters (73%) of employees said they believe that their company’s leadership has been lacking during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Positive News: How businesses are keeping the wheels turning, part two

HR up and down the UK is introducing new employees to the workplace and supporting those who have continued to work both physically and in remote locations. We highlight just a few of the many...

Features

HR lunchtime debate adds another new speaker

Group organisational development director David Frost has joined the panel of speakers for HR magazine’s lunchtime debate on why managing risk should be part of company culture.

Insights

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...

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