Public sector employers can prevent escalating strike action by communicating the benefits of being employed in the sector, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has claimed. The comments come as thousands of teachers and civil More...27 June 2011 16:38
The recent CIPD HR Software Show 2011, held at London's Olympia, provided a good insight into how employers might be putting software and technology to use in the near future.
With technology's general shift in the direction of social media, ap More...27 June 2011 15:52
The Personnel Today Awards entry deadline has been extended by five days to this Wednesday, 29 June 2011, to help organisations finalise their submissions. The awards, held in November at the Park Lane Hilton in London, celebrate the very best in hum More...27 June 2011 14:05
Edward Davey will present the inaugural Award for Innovation in Dispute Resolution at the Personnel Today Awards 2011, it has been announced today. The news comes on the day of the deadline for entries, which will continue to be accepted from More...24 June 2011 16:00
After a slightly shaky start, the Institute of Recruiters (IoR) was finally launched last week. But what is the point of another professional body in the HR and recruitment marketplace, and is the new organisation going to be able to offer anything real More...09 June 2011 12:08
A round-up of the latest HR appointments.
Pensions, investments and insurance provider Friends Life has appointed Rob Barnett as its director of human resources. Barnett joins the organisation from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), where he worked in a More...06 June 2011 10:52
One employer in four (26%) has already frozen or will freeze pay this year and just under one in 10 (9%) has decided to delay pay reviews, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's (CIPD) annual reward survey.
However, the More...26 May 2011 14:41
As the UK comes out of recession, the country could see a "jobless recovery" resulting in economic growth without accompanying jobs growth, according to Dennis Turner, chief economist at HSBC. Speaking at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Deve More...26 May 2011 11:39
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has refuted yesterday's claims by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) that business overstates the impact of employment regulation, and has suggested that HR is the "biggest vested interest of all More...24 May 2011 16:29
Although the human resources profession is still dominated by women, female representation in the industry peaked in 2007 and has since been in gradual decline. This is according to analysis of data from XpertHR's Salary Surveys, which foun More...23 May 2011 10:49
The entry deadline for the 2011 Personnel Today Awards is 24 June, so the sooner you send in your entries, the better. Here are 10 tips on what to include, and what to leave out, to maximise your chances of success. 1. Keep it simple Be clear and More...20 May 2011 12:32
The second "unconference" organised by ConnectingHR took place in London on 5 May 2011. Unlike conventional conferences, this event had no formal agenda and was marketed solely through social media and word of mouth. The theme was "HR and the soci More...13 May 2011 14:04
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has published a revised code of professional conduct, which has been issued for consultation today. Clear standards of ethics, integrity, behaviour and competence lie at the heart of the dra More...11 May 2011 15:55
Personnel Today has announced the introduction of a new category in the Personnel Today Awards 2011 - innovation in dispute resolution. The inclusion of the new category reflects the growing importance of dispute resolution as an HR issue and follows More...10 May 2011 15:45
A round-up of the latest HR appointments.
Joanne Findlay has taken up the role of human resources director at Appley Westward Group, the regional distribution company for Spar stores in the south west. This is the first time the company has appointe More...20 April 2011 15:01
Carolyn McCall, chief executive of EasyJet, is set to speak at an HR conference, her first since she left her position as chief executive of the Guardian Media Group last year. EasyJet CEO Carolyn McCall will s More...31 March 2011 11:57
Early findings from the CIPD’s 2011 Managing conflict at work survey show that managing workplace grievances takes on average 14 days per case in management time.
This cost, combined with the Government’s proposals to implement empl More...03 March 2011 00:00
According to Sarah Chatterley, associate director at Search HR, the vast majority of HR professionals enter the profession as a generalist, having qualified as new graduates in the discipline or having progressed from an administrative role, moving from More...28 February 2011 15:22
HR been the subject of many myths over the years - some of which have seriously damaged its reputation. We dispel 10 of the most common. 1. Senior HR people have little HR experience and are merely parachuted into their jobs Around 75% of those r More...28 February 2011 15:19
HR professionals have to think in terms of future-proofing their careers, not just by honing the skills that they think will keep them marketable, but also by understanding how their organisation and sector may change over the next decade. With the More...28 February 2011 15:17