Leadership

Lessons from the C-suite: Ian Wilson, DHL Express UK

The UK CEO of DHL Express UK offers his leadership tips and his view of HR at the top.

Building HR with a can-do attitude: Joe Dent, Princes

HR hadn’t always had a seat on Princes’ board but when COVID hit, all that changed. As a result, a business that was “difficult to love” has become an employer of the year, with HR at its heart, finds...

CEO pay passes average annual income after just 38 hours of work

The median earnings of a FTSE 100 CEO for 2022 will have surpassed £31,285 this morning, the median annual wage for a full-time worker in the UK, after just 38 hours of work.

It's time for HR to challenge the status quo

Over a 24 months like no other, HR practitioners have become a sought-after resource for panicked business leaders on the hunt for clarity and alignment. And partly as a result of this, HR has evolved...

How employee experience could be failing your people

With resignations at the highest they’ve been in 20 years HR’s focus, now more than ever, is on retention. Central to this struggle is HR’s battle to build an employee experience that pleases...

Preparing for the impact of acquisition

Successful fast-growing startups are often targeted for acquisition by larger, more established companies. In fact, the number of businesses being acquired by or merged into bigger entities is...

Is there such thing as a dream job?

A poll of UK workers this week found the dream job consists of five things: a supportive boss; a 16–20-minute commute; 29 days of holiday; a 21–30-hour work week; and £44,355 pay packet.

Twitter's Jack Dorsey slams founder’s syndrome: how would HR deal with it?

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey announced he would be leaving the company this week after nearly 16 years.

The evolution of the interview

The past two years have been anything but normal for recruitment. From video calls and virtual onboarding to online applications and remote working, HR teams need to adapt rapidly to the changes and...

How valuable are sabbaticals?

The current talent shortage means boards, management and HR departments need to come up with new policies, benefits and employment packages that are relevant for the post-COVID era – particularly for...

Caitlin Moran: Equality is not a luxury

As HR knowns equality is a necessity, it can be frustrating for them trying to bring the workplace along with them. Caitlin Moran’s closing keynote at this year’s CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition...

What you may have missed from day two at CIPD ACE 2021

The HR magazine team headed to Manchester for the CIPD’s annual conference this week. The hybrid event, which allowed delegates to tune in virtually or attend in person, featured plenty of...