Amid continuing challenges and cost cutting, particularly within the public sector, HR has grown in influence and effectiveness within organisations, according to new research into HR roles and responsibilities. The 10th annual XpertHR sur More...14 February 2012 14:39
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's (CIPD) warning is based on the findings of its latest quarterly Labour Market Outlook , which surveyed more than 1,000 employers. The CIPD says that the findings reinforce its estimat More...13 February 2012 13:51
When the Government first announced that the public sector would have to make severe cuts, Richard Crouch, HR director of Somerset County Council, suggested that some HR teams would lack the necessary negotiation skills to deal with the changes.
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A round-up of the latest HR appointments. Ray Harrison has been appointed to the newly created role of head of training and development for the consumer affairs division of Barclays Bank. Harrison was previously head of training for Barclaycard and h More...07 February 2012 09:32
Jackie Orme is to step down from her duties as chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), it was announced today. Orme, who is on long-term sick leave undergoing treatment for cancer, intends to return t More...30 January 2012 13:11
The RAD Awards 2012 took place last night at London's Grosvenor House Hotel, recognising the best in recruitment media and communications across a range of categories. The awards ceremony, hosted by comedian Sean Lock and Sky Sports presenter Millie More...20 January 2012 00:01
The economy is in chaos and the number of people who are unemployed is at its highest level since 1994. Surely this is the best time to keep your head down in a secure role, rather than take a high-risk move into consultancy? Not necessarily. According More...02 December 2011 08:52
Whether you are trying to make your mark or win a prestigious appointment, it pays to impress the CEO. Stephanie Sparrow reports.
There has never been a more challenging time for senior HR professionals. As they work through the ongoing threat of ge More...02 December 2011 08:51
The shortlist of entrants for the 2012 RAD Awards has been announced, following a judging process that moved the judges to remark on the extremely high standard of this year's entrants.
The awards, which for 22 years have celebrated the best in recr More...25 November 2011 16:47
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