Leadership

HR Most Influential Podcast 3.5: How to work with your CEO

Kerry Smith, chief people officer for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and five-time HR Most Influential practitioner joins the podcast to explore the vital relationship between a CPO and their CEO.

Can autonomy fix the motivation crisis? 

Disengagement in the UK workplace has staggeringly increased. Studies show that around 90% of employees feel unmotivated at work.

Don't be seduced by the heroic leader fallacy

Heroic leadership still holds us in its – mostly hairy and ever-so-masculine – vice-like grip, and attempts to encourage more reflective and reflexive practices frequently run up against the need to...

How HR can manage leadership change

In the wake of Humza Yousaf's resignation from the role of first minister of Scotland, we asked HR leaders for their tips on how to manage leadership change.

How HR can help burnt-out leaders become visionaries

In Stress Awareness Month, here are two key concepts that can help HR teams support reactive, burnt-out leaders and move them towards visionary leadership.

What it takes to be a neurodiverse leader

How can organisations support neurodiverse people into leadership roles?

A year on from the CBI scandal

Elizabeth Wallace, interim chief people officer, was given a year to rescue the CBI from a sexual misconduct crisis. In this exclusive interview, Millicent Machell finds out how she used HR to drive...

Help 'accidental managers' develop key people skills

How can HR help accidental managers develop the skills to become effective 'people' people, and handle the human side of the role?

David Olusoga: Women are workplace changemakers

Women change workplace cultures by their very presence in traditionally male professions, the historian and broadcaster David Olusoga has stated, in the lead-up to International Women’s Day (today, 8...

Best of HR books: February 2024

We delve into new book releases to find out what HR has been reading.

The leadership disconnect: acknowledging DE&I and taking action

Although a significant majority of HR directors and CEOs recognise that employee demands for diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are a major concern for their business, according to Barnett...

Effective communication can change everything

Good communication is an art and a science. So just how can you get your best get your message out, and ensure that it’s both heard and effective?