When the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development celebrates its centenary in York in June 2013 (its forebear, the Workers Welfare Association, held its first meeting in York in 1913, chaired by industrialist Seebohm Rowntree), one of the confer More...19 March 2013 12:11
Employers often ignore the localised health needs of staff they send to work overseas, research has suggested, with two-fifths of expatriates only being offered the same healthcare package as their counterparts in the UK, irrespective of its appropriate More...30 January 2013 15:00
Following XpertHR's recent launch in the US, legal editor Michael Cardman discusses the changing legal landscape and reveals the top five issues that US employers are facing.
1 Social media
The proliferation of social media poses risks an More...05 December 2012 11:30
Business values are not as positive an influence on behaviour at work as organisations would like to believe, according to research released by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) at the start of its annual conference.
Ar More...06 November 2012 09:30
Assignments to emerging markets such as Africa and China will increase over the next year, with almost half of global companies planning to increase the number of staff they send to these locations.
According to the Global Mobility Effectiveness S More...30 October 2012 14:56
With many businesses in Australia crying out for talent, could it prove a potential relocation target? Few people in the UK will have heard of Coles Supermarkets, but in Australia, it's as big a household name as Tesco. It's also bucking economic tre More...23 October 2012 16:37
With global mobility and international relocation on the rise, Personnel Today looks at what HR professionals should expect from a move to the Middle East.
Do you like the sound of hours of sunshine, a tax-free salary and an attractive relocation p More...28 September 2012 15:34 More...16 August 2012 11:04
The UK is at risk of a shortage of leadership talent if it fails to identify and nurture potential leaders for the future, talent measurement company SHL has warned. SHL's analysis of global talent data found that the UK ranks third in the world for More...16 August 2012 11:04
While politicians in the US and the UK might share a "special relationship", how much do our respective HR professions truly have in common? This is a question coming to the fore over the next few months, as proposals for the first US HR quality standar More...15 August 2012 15:33
When it comes to firing an employee, Asia has a reputation for being an employer-friendly hub, oriented to termination at will. This is a myth. Termination in Asia is often far from straightforward, explains Celia Yuen, practice leader at Freehills Empl More...20 February 2012 12:43
One thing that is certain during the current economic climate is that talent matters. This is the assertion of talent solutions company Taleo's chairman and chief executive Michael Gregoire.
There are many challenges facing the talent field at the m More...22 December 2011 13:50
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said that the global economy is on the verge of a new and deeper jobs recession that will further delay global economic recovery and could ignite social unrest in "scores of countries".
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Jonathan Exten-Wright, Carl Soan and Lynda Finan, DLA Piper's global mobility unit, consider some of the key issues that arise from international employee mobility, and the careful strategic planning required ahead of any move.
It is vital that a c More...26 September 2011 09:52
Managers in Northern Europe create more supportive and collaborative working environments than their Southern European counterparts, according to research from Hay Group.
The global consulting firm found that Northern European managers took More...28 July 2011 16:08
UK cities have climbed the rankings of the world's most expensive cities for expatriates to live in, according to research by HR consulting, outsourcing and investment service Mercer.
Aberdeen (144th), Glasgow (148th), Birmingham (150th) and Belfast More...12 July 2011 00:01
A worldwide survey of recruitment trends of more than 14,400 companies and organisations has shown that the international recruitment market is showing a healthy levelling. The Global Snapshot survey, which is carried out by recruitment agency More...07 March 2011 10:00
In an international organisation with a large workforce it is challenging to get everyone behind the same company goals. Intercontinental Hotel Group's (IHG) Tracy Robbins, Personnel Today's 2010 HR director of the year, not only achieved this, she More...25 January 2011 17:13
Only a small proportion of activities carried out by HR departments are related to business strategy, according to research released this week. A survey published by consultants Mercer, which polled 500 HR directors across Europe, the Middle East and More...21 January 2011 14:38
Two of the biggest talent assessment pioneers, SHL and PreVisor, today announced they have merged to create the global leader in talent management. The combined company will be known as SHL, delivering more than 15 million assessments annually in over 150 countries and over 30 languages. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Both SHL and PreVisor are privately held companies.
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