Personal Development

Best of HR books: August 2022

We delve into the new releases to find out what HR has been reading this month.

How I got here: Jay Chowdhury, Vattenfall

Jay Chowdhury, HR director, operations at power company Vattenfall shares her tips for a successful career in HR.

Features

Honesty is the best policy: Caroline Cording, Mamas & Papas

Having worked at BHS, Habitat and now Mamas & Papas, Caroline Cording is no stranger to uncertainty. Beau Jackson finds out the high-street veteran’s secret to building people resilience

A-level results welcome next generation of HR professionals

As thousands of school leavers prepare to enter the workforce on A-level results day, HR has a new generation of talent ready to enter the profession.

Outsourcing HR functions eases burden on overworked teams

Outsourcing HR functions is one way for businesses to manage high intensity workloads, as property developer St. Modwen found.

Future leader: Niki Blaho, Pension Protection Fund

HR magazine speaks to the future leaders of the industry to discover what makes them tick.

HR in demand in scramble for talent

Jobs in HR are on track to rise 13.5% this year compared with 2021.

HR Most Influential reader's guide

HR Most Influential is an annual list that celebrates the most influential players in the field of people strategy. These are the people whose ideas and actions are shaping practices in HR in the UK.

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DHL Express CEO: “There’s no such thing as a support function"

John Pearson, CEO of DHL Express, speaks to HR magazine about the importance of cultivating a people-first culture.

Businesses look to extend HR responsibilities

Companies across the UK are looking to introduce new people-related positions into their business as the role of HR continues to grow.

HR Most Influential 2022: top practitioners and thinkers

Last night HR magazine unveiled its 2022 HR Most Influential (HRMI) rankings aboard the HMS Belfast.

HR hires should be priority for start-ups

HR could be an important differentiator for startups, given many small companies will be competing with larger firms for top talent.