Skills

HR can prepare future leaders for climate crunch point

A new report released today by the think tank Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) warned that the next generation of leaders – today’s 30-something millennials – may meet a climate ‘crunch...

Great Resignation vs staff shortages, part two

The latest skirmish in the UK's war for staff has seen huge numbers of employees up sticks to seek out new roles, meaning HR must fight harder than ever – and creativity will be key, says Beau...

Great Resignation vs staff shortages: HR tackles the UK's talent paradox

Just when you thought lockdown was the great leveller of this generation, 2021 kicks up a talent crisis leaving no sector, and seemingly no employer, unmarked.

Unlocking hidden potential in your workforce

The pandemic has forced many of us to think about our priorities – what we want to gain from life, and how. HR must now help employees rediscover their potential and reinvigorate their careers, or...

How HR can close the talent gap 

With the search for talent more competitive than ever, just what can HR do differently to stay ahead in 2022?

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

The HR magazine team headed to Manchester for the CIPD’s annual conference this week. 

More workers taking two full-time jobs in secret

Work from home rules have prompted a small but growing number of workers to take on two full-time roles.

CIPD calls for urgent measures to plug skills shortages

UK skills shortages predate the pandemic and require a change of strategy, according to the CIPD.

Life after furlough: are government job schemes enough?

With the furlough scheme having now come to an end, the government has announced additional support for employers in the form of an extension to the Plan for Jobs. Moving forward, it will be down to...

Party Conference Roundup 2021: what HR needs to know

This year’s Labour and Conservative party conferences have now come to an end. Back to in-person events for the first time in almost two years, the two parties set out their competing visions for a...

How HR can step up and support Afghan refugees

The Taliban’s reconquest of Afghanistan has created a humanitarian crisis with many thousands fleeing the country. Peter Crush finds out what HR can do to help resettlement.

Majority of businesses struggling to recruit specialist skills

Almost two thirds (63%) of business leaders have said they are struggling to recruit as candidates lack the specialist skills and relevant experience they need.