How neurodivergent individuals contribute to innovation

What do Alexander Graham Bell, Henry Ford and Richard Branson all have in common? They are some of history’s greatest innovators – and all are neurodivergent.

Santander drops 2:1 requirement for grad scheme

Santander UK has dropped its requirement for candidates to have achieved at least a 2:1 at university when enrolling in its graduate scheme.

TUPE or not TUPE, that is the question

The last two years have witnessed dramatic changes in job market conditions. The tight labour market, which has seen record job-to-job moves as employers compete for talent, has left many employers...

How Iceland’s rehabilitation director unlocks ex-offender recruitment

In 2022, Iceland appointed Paul Cowley its first ever director of rehabilitation, taking responsibility for the recruitment of ex-offenders across the business.

HR magazine most read 2022

As 2022 comes to a close, we've gathered the biggest news stories for our readers from across the year.

It’s time to rethink your employer branding campaign

One of the biggest obstacles that candidates experience when searching for a job is not knowing what it’s like to work for the company they are applying to.

Pandemic forces half a million more people out of workforce

Workforce inactivity is struggling to reach levels experienced before the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

12 months of 2022: June

As we reach the end of the year, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings.

What HR needs to take back control

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, HR was thrust front and centre of all business functions, and now it’s key that departments steady the ship and regain control, writes Nosa Omoigui

12 months of 2022: April

As we reach the end of the year, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings.

Young people discouraged from working

More than 250,000 18-to-24-year-olds have been put off working for life, according to research from City & Guilds.

Employer demand for 2:1 degrees drops below 50%

For the first time, less than half of employers are setting a 2:1 as a minimum qualification for graduates, according to research from the Institute of Student Employers (ISE).