Leadership

The D&I perspective: how to strike a good balance with post-pandemic leadership training

With the media churning out negative headlines and depressing COVID-19 statistics, it is easy to overlook the leadership challenges that have been posed by the radical organisational change businesses...

Q&A: Helping women into non-executive directorships

Helene Usherwood, partner at recruitment firm Anderson Quigley, answers questions on how recruiters can help women break into the non-executive world.

Gender diversity? We’re still failing miserably and have to do more

When people think about industries that have successfully championed gender diversity, the tech sector has to hang its head in shame.

How to support staff with disabilities

It is a disappointing but true fact that most people with disabilities worldwide continue to encounter significant barriers in the workplace in 2021.

CEO Q&A: "A leader has to be completely dispensable"

Steven Mendel, CEO and founder of pet insurance firm Bought By Many, speaks to HR magazine about the importance of delegation, and how invaluable HR is to leadership.

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Climate change topples talent as CEOs’ biggest concern

Cybersecurity, climate change and supply chain issues have topped the list of the biggest threats to growth, according to business leaders in KPMG’s 2021 CEO Outlook.

How leaders block culture change

As organisations continue to grapple with the aftermath of the pandemic and prepare for life in a post-pandemic era, business is it at one of its most critical inflection points in its history.

Lessons from the C-suite: Mark Cowlard, Arcadis

The UK CEO of design, engineering and management consulting company Arcadis offers his leadership tips and his view of HR at the top.

Features

Workplace favouritism holding back career development

Only 53% of UK employees think everyone in their company is given an opportunity to grow, according to a new report by recognition and reward scheme business OC Tanner.

Employers encouraged to 'get tough' on employees refusing to re-enter the workplace

Workers have ignored Rishi Sunak's call to go back to offices and are continuing to work from home despite the lifting of government advice on July 19.

Flexible working causing divide between leaders and employees

The gap between employer and employee could widen post-pandemic as flexible working divides opinion in the workplace.

Why a new psychological contract is needed to create change in the workplace

At first hybrid work may feel like a progressive step forward. But, in reality, a model in which all employees have a set number of days in the office is, at best, short-sighted, and, at worst,...