Best of HR books: June 2024

We delve into the latest book releases for HR professionals.

How HR can tackle management overwhelm

Managing people is hard, and our new YouGov survey has revealed that it’s getting harder. A shocking 73% of managers are not currently getting the support they need. 

How to coach: keeping the C-suite on track, Part 2

To help C-suite-level leaders maximise their leadership potential, HR can offer a powerful and effective solution. Millicent Machell reveals how HR can engage the C-suite in executive coaching.

How to coach: keeping the C-suite on track

To help C-suite-level leaders maximise their leadership potential, HR can offer a powerful and effective solution. Millicent Machell reveals how HR can engage the C-suite in executive coaching.

Letter from the editor: What's HR's goal?

What’s the end goal for HR? What is the profession, at its core, trying to achieve?

How to build sustainably high-performing teams

How can HR leaders focus on high performance while prioritising health and wellbeing? Maybe it’s time to take inspiration from elite sportspeople.

New episode: Kerry Smith joins the HR Most Influential Podcast

The latest episode of the HR Most Influential Podcast features an interview with Kerry Smith, chief people officer for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and five-time HR Most Influential practitioner...

HR Most Influential Podcast 3.5: How to work with your CEO

Kerry Smith, chief people officer for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and five-time HR Most Influential practitioner joins the podcast to explore the vital relationship between a CPO and their CEO.

Half of workers unsure how to change their career

Nearly half (49%) of UK workers reported that they want to change their career but don’t know how, a report by the HR consultancy LHH revealed yesterday.

Don't be seduced by the heroic leader fallacy

Heroic leadership still holds us in its – mostly hairy and ever-so-masculine – vice-like grip, and attempts to encourage more reflective and reflexive practices frequently run up against the need to...

How HR can help burnt-out leaders become visionaries

In Stress Awareness Month, here are two key concepts that can help HR teams support reactive, burnt-out leaders and move them towards visionary leadership.

Help 'accidental managers' develop key people skills

How can HR help accidental managers develop the skills to become effective 'people' people, and handle the human side of the role?