The Co-operative Group was named overall winner at the Personnel Today Awards last night for its attempts to get more people with learning disabilities into the workplace. The company scooped the top prize at the ceremony at the Park Lane Hilton in Lond More...24 November 2011 00:01
The Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) has appointed an interim managing director in the long-term absence of chief executive Jackie Orme.
Dr Sue Upton, who is currently the CIPD's membership and marketing director, will be res More...23 November 2011 16:37
The UK jobs market is set to experience a "slow, painful contraction" in the final quarter of this year, with many employers putting their hiring activity on hold due to ongoing economic uncertainty, according to the Chartered Institute of Personn More...14 November 2011 10:36
Imagine if you could plan the HR function for your organisation from scratch, with little or no constraints from what has gone before. Mark Martin, HR director at RBS Insurance, has the opportunity to do just that. Jo Faragher reports. Mark Mart More...14 November 2011 08:04
One of our most popular career articles is HR skills to get you noticed , in which we suggest stand-out details for a generalist HR practitioner's CV. After that article was published, Personnel Today readers and fans of our Facebook page ask More...07 November 2011 14:54
Employers risk losing talented workers to other companies should they fail to tackle distrust in senior management, the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) has warned.
According to the CIPD's quarterly "Employee outlook sur More...26 October 2011 09:59
A round-up of the latest HR appointments.
Telecommunications company Telefónica has appointed Simon Linares as its group HR director for Telefónica Digital, a global unit aimed at leading the company's digital growth strategy. In his role, Linares w More...25 October 2011 14:56
Preparing for an interview can take as much time and research as the initial stages of applying for a job, but how far should those preparations extend?
They should at least include practising online tests, some online research and talking to peopl More...21 October 2011 14:53
The only "unconference" for HR professionals is back on 20 October with ConnectingHR's event "The New World of Work". #ConnectingHR, the Twitter-based HR community, is back for the third time with the most interactive HR event of the season. Bringin More...17 October 2011 15:34
Jobseekers and career-changers need more than a pair of sharp elbows to get ahead in today's tough economic climate. A CV that displays sought-after skills, attributes and achievements will grab a recruiter's attention.
But which skills should you e More...14 October 2011 16:18
The Government should temporarily halt public sector job cuts in order to stimulate growth and tackle rising unemployment rates, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has claimed. According to a report published today by the CIP More...10 October 2011 10:37
Time is running out for HR teams and recruitment agencies to enter the 2012 RAD Awards, with just over one week to go until all entries must be submitted.
The RADs champion the very best in recruitment marketing and are open to HR professionals More...06 October 2011 15:25
The HR profession is working hard to shake off its reputation as a "siloed" career with a limiting skill-set, but how transferable are HR skills? Can they act as a passport into other business functions?
"It may sound obvious, but the number one HR More...26 September 2011 15:51
A round-up of the latest HR appointments. The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Group has appointed Arvinder Dhesi to the newly created role of group talent director. Dhesi will be responsible for driving forward the talent agenda and will lead RBS' More...14 September 2011 09:47
A round-up of the latest HR appointments. Julie Smith has been appointed to the new role of director of human resources at emergency medical assistance and claims management provider CEGA Group Services. Smith has 15 years of global HR experience at More...26 August 2011 10:04
Job hunting is never more challenging than during an economic downturn. In tough times, applicants feel driven to cast their net as wide as possible and consider either revisiting previous careers or reinventing themselves, in order to demonstrate the r More...12 August 2011 15:19
Almost half (45%) of HR practitioners entered the profession "by chance", according to early findings from XpertHR's 2011 research into HR careers.
The interim findings from the research, which is still underway, also highlight the fact that more th More...10 August 2011 16:38
The shortlist for this year's Personnel Today Awards has been announced, after our panel of industry experts finished judging 2011's record number of entrants.
This year saw 276 entrants across 19 awards categories, which meant a challenging judgin More...09 August 2011 14:35
A round-up of the latest HR appointments.
Graham White has been appointed HR director for Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. He joins after four years at Westminster City Council.
Professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers More...09 August 2011 10:52
The Apprentice Analysed, written by occupational psychologist Professor Binna Kandola, has correctly predicted the final four candidates making their way to the final this Sunday. Susan, Jim and Tom were picked out as the strongest candidates as earl More...15 July 2011 15:28