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About Roisin WoolnoughRoisin Woolnough is a journalist with over 20 years' experience writing on workplace issues.
5 May 2017
Two themes dominated the Public Service People Managers’ Association (PPMA) annual seminar: leading change and the need for evidence-based HR...
21 Apr 2017
The CIPD is in the process of building a new professional standards framework that will help HR professionals to navigate...
12 Apr 2017
With spring’s four bank holidays fast approaching, it’s easy to get used to the concept of the long weekend. Roisin...
20 Nov 2015
Learning and development (L&D) teams have, for some time, been accused of failing to adapt their practice to a more...
19 Jun 2015
For too long, learning and development (L&D) practitioners have claimed that what they do is too subjective to be measured....
11 Dec 2012
Personnel Today looks at how the appraisal process can be best utilised.Manager sits down with employee. They discuss how work...
1 Jun 2012
With football’s European Championships just around the corner, organisations can gain a lot of insight from managers working in “the...
8 Sep 2008
When chancellor Alistair Darling said that the UK could be facing its worst economic slump in 60 years, he seemingly...
15 Aug 2008
Online time-waster or useful tool? Roisin Woolnough finds out what you can get out of social networking websites.Many organisations have...
29 Jul 2008
Social enterprise is the new ‘buzz term’ in the charity sector, and offers great opportunities for ambitious HR professionals. Roisin Woolnough investigates.
15 Jul 2008
The latest developments on agency workers’ rights have placed the spotlight on working conditions for temps. How can HR deal...
18 Mar 2008
Enhancing the value of internal training through external recognition by recognised bodies seems a positive development. But what does it...
15 May 2007
Drama-based training may seem like an extravagant option, but it can have a role to play in certain scenarios.One thing...
17 Apr 2007
As the news bulletins will tell you, there are some very dangerous places in which to work. If organisations send staff to such locations, then training departments will face some out-of-the-ordinary challenges.
16 Jan 2007
...and admits that forcing employers to discriminate in favour of ethnic minorities may not be a wise decision.