Karen Dempsey

About Karen Dempsey

CIPD China snub shows real lack of imagination

11 Dec 2007

If your organisation was offered the chance to boost your reach, your impact and your credibility by forging a deal...

Continue Reading

Dazzling display shows human resources really does have oomph

27 Nov 2007

Oh what a night! For those of you who attended the Personnel Today Awards last week, you’ll know what a...

Continue Reading

Human resources needs to show off its strategic skills in talent management

20 Nov 2007

Do you agree that “human resources (HR) has been overly focused in recent years on its own structure and on...

Continue Reading

Increased flexibility will be a balancing act for human resources

12 Nov 2007

With all the debate recently about who should champion diversity – and whether human resources should be stripped of its...

Continue Reading

Sustainability: Time to give a green light to a sustainable future

5 Nov 2007

Would you take a pay cut to join an organisation with an environmentally sound reputation and with sustainable development at...

Continue Reading

Human resources must get involved with shaping new diplomas

29 Oct 2007

The government may have taken three years to come up with a scheme based on recommendations by former chief inspector...

Continue Reading

Best Place to Work in Human Resources Awards prove size isn’t everything

22 Oct 2007

It is great to be involved in feel-good events that reward and recognise Personnel Today readers for being fabulous at...

Continue Reading

On the outside looking in – what jobseekers think about careers in human resources

15 Oct 2007

What can human resources (HR) do to make it a more attractive profession? Our exclusive survey of current jobseekers reveals...

Continue Reading

Challenging year ahead for CIPD leader-in-waiting

15 Oct 2007

Now that Jackie Orme has been thrust into the HR spotlight as the new chief executive of the Chartered Institute...

Continue Reading

Perceived lack of business skills causes lack of respect for human resources directors in the boardroom

8 Oct 2007

Why do human resources (HR) professionals tolerate a general lack of respect from the rest of the business? ‘Making HR a...

Continue Reading

HR needs use its expertise to attract top talent into the profession

10 Sep 2007

HR professionals are becoming increasingly proficient and creative at identifying and nurturing the gifted and talented people in their organisations....

Continue Reading

Diversity function role debate

3 Sep 2007

I’ve been amazed by how impassioned the response has been to our news story on the proposed new diversity association,...

Continue Reading

Is diversity destined for a bigger role without HR?

21 Aug 2007

Is diversity coming of age? After focusing for so long on ‘proving the business case for diversity’, the debate has...

Continue Reading

Take part in Personnel Today’s Oomph Survey

17 Aug 2007

Personnel Today is launching a ‘campaign’ to highlight and promote HR professionals and HR departments that have ‘oomph’.According to the Oxford...

Continue Reading

Editor’s comment: you can reap the rewards of positive reinforcement

7 Aug 2007

The person who conjures up a magic solution that instantly achieves employee engagement will be worth a fortune. In the...

Continue Reading