A huge training project is necessary to prepare central government line managers to do their jobs with a reduced budget, according to an insider.
Jonathan Baume, general secretary of the FDA union, which represents senior civil servants, conceded More...23 July 2007 00:00
Director of HR and development, Health & Case Management (rehabilitation case management and employment services) More...17 July 2007 00:00
Where were you working before and what were your duties?
I was regional HR manager at Burton, part of the Arcadia Group, looking after the south of England and parts of Wales. This was a generalist role where I helped shape strategy in the HR and tr More...03 July 2007 12:18
McDonald's is stepping up its campaign to change the dictionary definition of ' McJob '. Dictionaries currently describe McJob as "an unstimulating, low-paid job with few prospects, esp. one created by the expansion of the service sect More...24 May 2007 09:18
More than half of British workers are still searching for their perfect job, research has found. A survey conducted by recruitment site, Jobsite , found that six in 10 Brits believe that such a vocation does exist, but is difficult to find. And fo More...20 April 2007 09:50
'Bogus self-employment' in the construction industry is leading to huge skills shortages and increasing demand for migrant labour, a union has warned. Construction workers' union Ucatt estimates that 40% of the 2.2 million building workers employe More...27 March 2007 08:02
Budding Olympic contractors without a clear equality and diversity strategy need not apply to take part in the 2012 Games. That is the message the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) sent out to employers with the publication of its draft equality a More...26 January 2007 09:59
BA and unions agree new work practices for cabin crew working out of Gatwick More...19 July 2006 08:39
Hospital trust to diversify nursing role in bid to cut debt. More...02 June 2006 08:12
Employers would have to show the combined value of salary and pension benefits in job advertisements, under a proposed new law. More...13 December 2005 00:00
The increasing prevalence of obscure job titles is well documented, but new research has highlighted the astonishing breadth of terms used to describe seemingly identical staff roles. More...13 December 2005 00:00
The points raised in your feature on 'uptitling' are all too familiar ('What's in a name?', Personnel Today , 1 November).
When talking to organisations about defining occupational roles, the problems such flashy job titles cause become apparent. Ho More...15 November 2005 00:00
Job titles are becoming more creative, but why? Virginia Matthews investigates. More...01 November 2005 00:00
With reference to your 'Rising Stars' column on Jo Gibson at the London Marriott More...01 November 2005 00:00
Guru loves his job. He gets to wax lyrical about the state of the nation (and other people's nations to boot) on a weekly basis More...01 November 2005 00:00
The following internal application comes from a disciple at a company that offers 'world-class service in the field of injection-moulded products'. Guru's mole has asked to remain anonymous for reasons that should become abundantly clear...
Internal More...23 August 2005 00:00
One of the main exam boards in England has admitted that it was so short of experienced examiners in a GCSE subjects this summer that it drafted in its office staff to help to mark the papers. More...22 August 2005 12:00
High-street retailer Argos is to axe up to 500 managerial roles and change 1,000 staff positions at its 604 stores, which could lead to a number of redundancies. More...11 August 2005 10:00
Excitement and a lack of stress are the keys to keeping employees happy and productive, according to the CIPD. More...05 August 2005 11:33
Employers need to be ultra-cautious when wording job advertisements for graduates, lawyers have warned. More...12 July 2005 00:00