Why cultural alignment should be HR's priority in 2024

Imagine the best job you’ve ever had. What did you love about it? What was it that energised you? Was it the kind of work you did? Did you connect with your colleagues and form long-lasting...

How can quiet hiring help to tackle skills shortages?

Quiet hiring, also known as silent or stealth recruitment, is a growing trend that’s set to continue into 2024, in which organisations focus on acquiring new skills without increasing employee...

Second time lucky for David Cameron? Is it wise to bring back ex-employees?

David Cameron is back in the corridors of power as Rishi Sunak announced last month (November) he had the job of foreign secretary.

When ‘no more biscuits’ signals the organisation’s end 

The executive email simply read "no more biscuits". It went on to explain in further detail that biscuits would no longer be supplied to staff as part of their morning coffee and afternoon tea...

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...

Most businesses are suffering from Long Covid

Organisations are trying to put Covid-19 in the rear-view mirror, but the aftereffects of such a turbulent business period – lack of clarity, fatigue over change, anxiety about redundancy – are still...

Deliveroo riders are not employees, Supreme Court rules

Riders hired by Deliveroo do not have an employment relationship with the food delivery giant and cannot be represented by a trade union, the Supreme Court has ruled.

The 12 factors linking your productivity to GDP

Have you ever wondered how your hard work and contribution connect to GDP?

Green jobs of the future: meeting the demand-supply gap 

New data from the ONS reveals that while green jobs in the UK slipped by 3.5% between 2018-2020, around a quarter of working adults describe part of their role as a 'green job'.  

A how-to guide to recruiting ‘climate snubbers’

It is no longer appropriate to assume that only younger generations are environmentally and socially conscious when it comes to their career.

HR Focus 2 'The Talent Mismatch' podcast now live

The second episode of HR magazine's HR Focus podcast has gone live.

Breaching the policy paradox: rebuilding trust in HR

The trust gap represents the figurative space between employees and HR. The trust serves as a critical ingredient for creating cohesive, agile teams and ensuring employee retention. However, building...