Best of HR books: June 2024

We delve into the latest book releases for HR professionals.

Why you need to keep your finger on the pulse

Change is inevitable. But how do you interpret the impact of change on an organisation, and respond to the challenges it brings?

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How to be successful in the first 90 days

What should HR professionals in a new role do to ensure success?

CIPD Festival of Work 2024: Day one round up

The CIPD 2024 Festival of Work began at the Excel centre in London yesterday (12 June). Here are some of the highlights and what you may have missed from day one of the event.

Media attention fears stopped 2013 Post Office Horizon investigation

Paula Vennells, former Post Office CEO, decided against conducting a review into the Horizon IT scandal in 2013, fearing that it would make front-page news, the inquiry heard last Thursday (23 May).

"How can they be so stupid?"

How can leaders move from a position of frustration to one where we help people make better decisions?

Workers and managers lack technology to collaborate

Nearly a third (28%) of UK and Irish employees lack the technology to collaborate with colleagues at work, the results of a poll commissioned by the printing and technology manufacturer Ricoh has...

How should leaders communicate the new flexible working law to employees? 

Most (70%) employees are unaware of their right to request flexible work adjustments from day one. How can employers communicate this to employees in a clear, inclusive way?

How to communicate with a team in times of rapid change

How should HR leaders communicate with employees who are experiencing change fatigue?

Back to basics with Direct Line CPO Vicky Wallis

After a challenging few years, Direct Line Group’s CPO is focused on developing core skills to build confidence and capability in an uncertain world, finds Jo Gallacher.

Four insights into the skills-based future of talent management

As employers navigate a changing world of work, there has been an increasing focus on agility and creating an adaptable workforce. Putting skills rather than jobs at the centre of the labour market is...

What can managers learn from the downfall of WeWork?

WeWork became the poster child for a shared office industry riding two waves: excess capital and surging demand. The pandemic brought further disruption to the office model, with significantly more...