Careers

Future leader: Evie Szymanska, Equiniti

Evie Szymanska, HR business partner at financial services firm Equiniti, shares her vision for the future of the profession.

How I got here: Salma De Graaff, Skyscanner

Salma De Graaff, VP of people at Skyscanner shares her tips for a varied and successful career in HR.

Hiring previous employees could solve recruitment issues

Boomerang hiring is on the up and this can be good news for employers, if you can ensure you get the onboarding process right.

Listen now: How can HR encourage lifelong learning?

Want to learn more about influence? How you can become a force for positive change in the people space? The HR Most Influential podcast might be just the ticket.

Is the UK done with career break stigma?

Gaps on a CV can be for anything from travelling to raising children and are rarely an indication of how 'ready' someone is for work. But are employers finally ready to drop the stigma?

HR professionals more confident in job prospects post pandemic

More than three quarters of HR professionals have more confidence in their future job prospects – emboldened by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Will it take another 20 years for career development to improve?

With many employees considering their employment options after the disruption and anxiety of the past couple of years, employers will lose good staff if they don’t listen to what their employees are...

Hardest hit sectors have not benefitted from COVID job hopping

Though job-to-job moves hit a record high in 2021, industries that struggled in the pandemic, like hospitality and leisure, have not benefitted from the reallocation of labour.

Future leader: AnnaDoris Aufiero, HR manager, Hilton London Bankside

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

UK workers believe AI offers better career support than people

Nearly three-quarters (71%) of UK workers said AI or 'robots' give them better support for their careers than people do, as they feel unheard by their employers.

Most HR professionals fulfilled by their careers

The majority (79%) of UK HR professionals have said that their career progression expectations have either been met or exceeded, rising by 6% since 2020.

HR profession still lacking diversity

Data compiled by the CIPD shows that the HR profession still has a long way to go to improve diversity and lags behind the general workforce in this area.