Strategic hr

Entries invited for HR Excellence Awards 2024

The HR Magazine team is now inviting entries for the HR Excellence Awards 2024.

“HR needs to step up a gear”

There is growing evidence that HR professionals are being blown off course through heavy concentration on a wide range of issues that do not add real value to organisations and stakeholders.

HR’s role in aligning a people and sustainability strategy

HR leaders have a crucial role in helping businesses develop and implement ambitious ESG goals.

"Organisations need to democratise their opportunities"

As Mercer’s Global Talent Trends research indicates, talent drain remains at an acute level right now, with 37% of UK employees stating that they plan to leave their organisation in the next 12...

Interview: Mike Williams, CHRO for KellyDeli

It takes a passionate person to turn a low-impact people department into a well-respected and strategically successful operation. Luckily for the Asian-inspired restaurant business KellyDeli, global...

How HR professionals can build a culture of lifelong learning

Could a culture of continuous learning tackle the biggest obstacle to workplace learning and development (L&D)?

How increasing globalisation in the workplace is changing the role of HR managers

As the world becomes increasingly globalised, we find ourselves working together but separately in a large yet small, digitally-connected world. The unexpected events of the last few years, notably...

Why the success or failure of change is all relative

When you are planning for change, how will you know you’ve succeeded? By knowing where you start and finish.

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The solution to the UK's productivity problem is in HR's hands, Part 1

Raising productivity could dig the UK out of stagnation and sustainably raise wages. Dominic Bernard finds out why a word employees associate more with job cuts than pay rises can be HR’s next proving...

HR leaders struggle to keep up with expectations

Over a quarter (28%) of HR leaders believe there are too many demands on their time at work, according to research by professional services consultancy Barnett Waddingham.

Half of C-suite execs don’t know how to use HR effectively

Half (50%) of C-suite executives admit they don’t know how to use their HR team as effectively and strategically as they would like to, according to research from HR software provider Personio.

Agile: how HR is changing shape

As HR sheds ways of working from the past, agile HR is emerging as a new paradigm. But what does it really mean? And what does the profession need to make a change?