How did you get into HR?
I went into British Airways via their graduate recruitment programme. I ended up working in the food service department and began to represent them on people issues. Then some of the team I was working with went to work for More...17 May 2013 09:05
Employers in the finance sector have faced a tough time over the past few years, but Metro Bank aims to offer something completely different - to both its customers and staff.
Ever since Metro Bank first opened its doors in July 2010 - with do More...17 May 2013 09:05
In the second of a three-part series based on Professional HR: Evidence-Based People Management and Development , author and HR consultant Paul Kearns explains why focusing on evidence-based methods is necessary to bring the HR profession into the More...13 May 2013 12:33
How did you get into your current role? I'm a lawyer by trade and I still head up the international legal team. When this role came up, I was asked to come in and lead the HR team as well. It's not that usual to do both, but there are a lot of synerg More...03 May 2013 12:18
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
Richard Crouch has been elected president of the Public Sector People Managers' Association (PPMA) for 2013/14. Crouch, director of HR, organisational development (OD) and communications at Somerset County Council and vice-president of the More...19 April 2013 09:20
Personnel Today was crowned Online HR Publication of the Year last night at the 2013 Towers Watson Excellence in HR Journalism Awards. Held at the Mall Galleries in central London, Personnel Today editor Rob Moss collected the award from Chantal Free More...18 April 2013 13:11
The Occupational Health Awards 2013 are now open to entries from all occupational health and HR teams that have made a difference to workplace health in their organisations. Important dates Entry deadline: 10 June Sh More...16 April 2013 14:48
How did you get into HR? I didn't start out in HR. I was a business manager at a time when HR wasn't really a thing, it was more about personnel. But in management you learn that success relies on people and your ability to help them grow with the co More...16 April 2013 10:00
This week marks the launch of the most prestigious event in the HR calendar: the Personnel Today Awards 2013 . As the longest-running awards for the HR profession, they recognise HR teams and individuals that have made an impact with their peopl More...15 April 2013 11:56
Consultant editor Darren Newman looks back at the employment law position in 1979 when Margaret Thatcher came to power, and the legacy left by her Government on the workplace.
When I first began studying employment law, Margaret Thatcher was Prime M More...09 April 2013 11:58
As HR software systems improve, so does HR's ability to use data more effectively. Martin Couzins reports from HR Tech's Spring Warm-Up in London. HR already sits on a lot of employee and business data, but it is the growth of this data that will pre More...04 April 2013 15:08
The rise in UK employers' use of low-skilled migrant labour from the European Union (EU) is not simply due to factors such as work ethic or skills, and is instead related to a number of "unintentional recruitment factors", according to the Chartered Ins More...14 March 2013 15:15
How did you get into HR? When I was a student studying government at the University of Essex, I got a part-time summer job in British Telecom's personnel department - that was pretty much the start of my HR journey. I didn't really know what I wanted More...13 March 2013 13:50
Between 2013-22, 3.8 million people will complete an apprenticeship, creating a £3.4 billion boost to the economy and an increase in business productivity ranging from between £268 and £414 per week, a research study has shown.
Acco More...11 March 2013 13:30
Careers advice should set out to challenge misconceptions about apprenticeships and promote them as a viable alternative to university education, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has said.
The CIPD's call was in response t More...11 March 2013 12:02
Cezanne Software, the HR and talent management system provider, has been taken over by Lefebvre Software, a Paris-based company that provides the Talentia software service. Lefebvre's chief executive officer Viviane Chaine-Ribeiro said the move will More...27 February 2013 09:30
Employment will continue to grow during the first quarter of 2013, which will mark the fourth consecutive quarter of growth. This is according to the latest Labour Market Outlook report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIP More...18 February 2013 13:12
The recent Workplace Employment Relations report uncovered a wealth of information on what HR spends its time doing.
Much of the fanfare around the 2011 Workplace Employment Relations Study (WERS) focused on the fact that organisations are m More...08 February 2013 16:08
In the first of our two-part series exploring HR data and metrics, Nick Kemsley from the Centre for HR Excellence at Henley Business School looks at the first three of six practical steps any HR function can take to double the business va More...07 February 2013 00:01