Promotion is not the only option for creating opportunities in the workplace. Tricia O'Neill, former group head of health for Centrica, summarises other potential pathways for career progression.
Career pathways are often considered linea More...01 December 2012 17:34
Revalidation of learning and practice will be an essential part of re-registration for nurses and midwives by 2014. Graham Johnson, clinical lead - nursing at Bupa Health and Wellbeing, looks at the requirements.
In the near future, More...01 December 2012 15:13
Do women really need to get better at networking to further their careers? A recent Personnel Today article suggested so, but might the solution lie elsewhere? Maggie Berry, who runs the networking group Women in Technology, investigates. I read wit More...28 March 2012 09:51
This free guide is part of Smart Buyer, a free service from Personnel Today E-LEARNING Contents Overview Reasons to imple More...02 March 2011 16:11
Planning your training, learning and development is a crucial decision that could have extensive benefits for your organisation. It is not a process that should be taken lightly, but there are steps you can follow to make the process easier. 1 More...12 September 2010 12:47
Personnel Today's FREE buyers' guides are a completely FREE service designed to help you make an informed decision about your next HR purchase. Use our FREE leadership training buyers' guides to research your options, plan your purchas More...29 August 2010 12:47
Free buyer's guides from Personnel Today to help you make the right buying decisions in HR Smart Buyer provides the latest top tips, buyer's guides, case studies and expert guidance on procuring training and e-learni More...22 August 2010 17:16
Workers at Buncefield oil depot were overworked and did not receive the training they required ahead of an explosion in 2005, a Crown Court has heard.
The court heard evidence that staff at the Buncefield site were not given the support they needed More...16 April 2010 09:20
Now in its ninth year, the Top 40 Power Players aims to recognise HR's most prominent and influential professionals; those who have played a part in bringing people issues to the top of the business agenda and been a shining light for th More...28 September 2009 09:00
Best decision My best business decision was moving to Random House Group in September 2008. I've never worked in the same sector twice. I see that as positive because it shows I'm not a one-trick pony - it shows that I can repeat my successes in diff More...22 September 2009 15:51
An HR manager who won £1,000 to spend on training has learned how to coach and supervise others so his skills can be shared with his colleagues. Andy Symonds, who works for crisp manufacturer Golden Wonder, won the prize at the Chartered Institute of More...13 August 2009 10:20
Cuts in training budgets across the broadcast industry have not led to a drop in standards, according to a new report. The Training and Skills Report 2008 by the Broadcast Training and Skills Regulator (BTSR) found the number of employers with spec More...13 August 2009 10:10
Train to Gain has not provided good value for money for the taxpayer, according to a report by the National Audit Office (NAO). The report found the Train to Gain skills brokerage service, launched in April 2006, had by March this year cost the gov More...21 July 2009 15:42
EXCLUSIVE The Royal Bank of Scotland's HR director has said he hopes to address the ailing bank's problems through a rigorous overhaul of talent management and leadership programmes. Neil Roden, group HR director for RBS, told Personnel Today tha More...29 June 2009 10:59
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• Our expertise in management education, combined with leading edge multimedia materials, personal support and work based learning means we offer a flexible approach which we call supported “ More...23 June 2009 09:13
Adobe has increased the amount of e-learning training it offers to managers to prepare them for the economic upturn, according to its HR director.
The software giant has run more than 450 online training sessions over the past four months in an atte More...27 May 2009 14:09
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's HR profession map has completely restructured how HR will develop and train its members and, by extension, how it measures success as an HR practitioner. The map covers not only what an HR More...27 May 2009 10:50
British manufacturers fear that a lack of training by employers during the recession will lead to a skills gap when the upturn comes, according to an industry body. In a survey carried out by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, 55% of companies sa More...27 May 2009 10:21
McDonald's' HR chief hopes the burger chain will "one day" offer a PhD in restaurant management to existing staff. Courses equivalent to university degrees are also on David Fairhurst's wish-list, it has emerged, after the firm attracted 2,500 staff More...11 May 2009 12:26
Fewer adults are involved in learning in the UK than at any time since 1996, according to research by the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) . It said that its latest annual poll of adult learners in the UK found 18% of adu More...08 May 2009 00:00