We look at whether or not the investment required to attain an MBA is worthwhile in the current economic climate. When Noel McGonigle decided he wanted to leave the RAF after 22 years and move into an HR role in the private sector, he invested in an More...11 April 2012 09:49
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
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
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
Portsmouth Business School is leading the way in publishing student textbooks for human resource management programmes.
Three out of four of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) core textbooks are authored and edited by Busin More...04 August 2010 13:31
Less experienced HR workers have expressed concern that new changes to CIPD membership levels could disadvantage them in the jobs market.
Last week, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) unveiled a new associate level of membe More...26 February 2010 17:43
The Institute of Leardership and Management (ILM) has invited accredited ILM centre Premier Partnership to deliver level 2 qualifications which have been developed with COGENT – the sector skills council for chemicals, pharmaceuticals, nuclear, o More...28 July 2009 11:33
HR news and analysis including:
what the biggest parts of Alistair Darling's 2009 Budget mean for HR;
the rejection of the local pay deal and its impact on councils; and
the new CIPD benchmarks are met with a lukewarm welcome from the prof More...24 April 2009 15:39
The CIPD has unveiled an 'HR Profession Map' which will replace the institute's professional standards structure ahead of the launch of new qualifications next year. The map is designed to help professionals become equipped with the relev More...21 April 2009 14:44
HR career development will take a back seat in the coming year as companies look to improve sales and customer service skills, a survey has claimed. A poll of 326 senior executives by professional services firm Deloitte, Managing talent in a turbule More...24 March 2009 12:26
CIPD qualifications will be transformed over the coming year to offer HR staff a greater understanding of what drives performance in organisations, the boss of the institute has said.
Speaking exclusively to Personnel Today , Jackie Orme More...13 February 2009 09:31
CIPD chief executive Jackie Orme has spoken of the importance of professional qualifications after research showed they could add tens of thousands of pounds to an employee's lifetime earnings.
The independent study estimated the lifetime econom More...10 December 2008 09:32
Our weekly HR news and analysis audio programme includes the CIPD chief executive Jackie Orme talks exclusively to Personnel Today about her vision for HR and we bring you news on the Tube worker who is suing his employers after being s More...03 October 2008 15:16
You can now study almost any combination of degree subject with HR. But what real value does this add to the skills coming into the profession? More...08 May 2008 11:42
HR news and analysis including: Birmingham City Council's decision to cut some employees' salaries what staff want to do on 29 February 20 years of Personnel Today - we talk to HR directors about what they wish they knew back in 1988 and&n More...22 February 2008 20:29
HR has changed enormously in the past two decades. Can we expect a similar level of change over the next 20 years? Tara Craig quizzes students studying for an MA in Human Resource Management at Kingston University .
Thomas Hoskin More...19 February 2008 11:47
Scores of leading human resources (HR) academics have signed a letter of protest against job cuts at Keele University's renowned business school.
As part of a restructure, management at the Staffordshire university has earmarked more More...05 February 2008 08:00
How long The CIPD Certificate in Personnel Practice a part time course offered over 26 weeks of attendance (1 day per week – ie Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm).
The course is run twice yearly with intakes in both January and September.
Entry qualificat More...03 January 2008 13:46
I read your response to a query that was raised regarding internal promotion ( Burning career issues , Personnel Today , 13 November).
I felt that Steve Miller's response was good, and agree that it is hugely frustrating sometimes when you are More...03 December 2007 15:28
VaLUENTiS’ International School of Human Capital Management has announced that there is one private sector bursary and one public sector bursary left for the HCMI programme, commencing in January, each worth £2,500 meaning that the cost of the HC More...27 November 2007 09:20