Amazon, Hilton, and Kraft Heinz join commitment to hire 250,000 refugees

As the Ukraine war continues, 41 leading companies have announced they will provide over 250,000 Ukrainian refugee women and refugees from other countries with jobs and training.

Why we need a new model for HR: part 3, people as product

In the previous column of a potential new model for HR, people and culture teams, we explored the ubiquity of HR business partners in HR 3.0 and their transience, versatility and a key focus on...

How to have positive conflict at work

Workplace conflict happens in all organisations. Contrary to what many of us believe and often experience, conflict is normal, inevitable and not inherently negative.

Canva case study: designing an international culture

Graphic design company Canva discusses how to nurture a varied international culture as it expands into Europe.

Employers worried about candidates with criminal records reoffending

Employers are anxious that hiring candidates with criminal records could re-offend, according to a Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) survey.

Brain training to reap the rewards of global change

There is much talk about the mental and physical costs of living and working in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) world but change in the workplace can also be extremely good for our...

UK's most unusual job vacancies revealed

The UK has a hidden range of jobs employers cannot recruit for due to a lack of skills, including wigmaker, canine beautician and knitter.

Care whistleblower wins dismissal case following “witch hunt”

Gillian Holland, a former carer at Zion Care was found to be wrongfully dismissed in 2020 after raising concerns about neglect.

UBS-Credit Suisse: Selecting the right executive team after an acquisition

UBS’s acquisition of Credit Suisse has made headlines in the past few weeks.

How and why to become a B Corp

Most companies don’t just exist for the sake of it. Large or small, they have a strong mission, and for many companies that mission involves a wider impact on society, not just profit.

Chancellor slammed for concerns about losing ‘water cooler moments’ to remote work

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has suggested the office should be the “default” for workers as he’s concerned about the creativity lost in permanent remote work.

Confidence in whistleblowing procedures: share your views

The damage to an organisation’s reputation when it is embroiled in a scandal can be catastrophic, as recent headlines have proved. One way to avoid this is to have a trusted whistleblowing process in...

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