The number of OH nurses taking part in published research is sadly small, finds Nic Paton. So what can be done to get more people interested in this vital part of the OH profession?
In August 2012, occupational health nurse Helen Kirk published an a More...01 May 2013 00:01
Any discussion about the differences between male and female business styles will invariably descend into stereotypes and generalisations. However, recent figures from headhunting firm Norman Broadbent that show we are far from reaching Lord Davies' More...06 March 2012 08:50
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
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
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
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
Demonstrable evidence of self-development does not just help HR professionals to succeed in the job they hold but can also help to secure future employment, as employers increasingly look for applicants who not only have knowledge but are actively More...28 February 2011 14:46
Leaving an in-house HR role to go it alone can seem an attractive career move, but how can you make sure it is the right one? We look at the experiences of an independent consultant and the founder of a boutique consultancy, and at the option of joining More...28 February 2011 10:16
The classic route to HR director level takes five career steps over a period of 20 years, according to CIPD research, but that's where the formula ends. Those who have reached the top in HR say that it's as much about authenticity and curiosity, and bei More...28 February 2011 10:12
Few HR professionals have enjoyed significant salary increases in the past couple of years. In fact, many have had their salaries frozen and some - particularly freelance and contract workers - have had to stomach a fall in rates. "Over the past More...28 February 2011 09:44
There are two routes through HR - generalist or specialist. Choosing which route to take can be tough, unless you have a particular interest in a certain specialism. Anyone considering their career options at the moment would be wise to think about what More...28 February 2011 09:40
Knowing how, when, and whether or not to develop a specialist skill in HR can be a pivotal part in career success. Get it right, and you could become an in-demand expert with salary uplift to match. But make the wrong choice, or move at the wrong t More...25 February 2011 15:44