Features listing

Missed an article during the course of the year, or want to
read up on a particular topic again? Here we list, by subject, all the
full-length features which appeared in Personnel Today in 2001

Best Practice

Personnel issues in a BT call centre
9 January

Superdrug’s collaboration with an academic institution
6 March

Huntsman Tioxide on stress management
3 April

APICoated Products on working culture
5 June

Avon Cosmetics on continuous learning and development
10 July

East of Scotland Water on employee relations
7 August

Registers of Scotland on implementing an IT strategy
4 September

Employability Forum on refugees in employment
2 October

AIB Retail Bank Support on customer service
9 October

Top-banana global on flexible culture
6 November

BASF on mergers and acquisitions
4 December

Business

HR learns to talk the talk
Learning the language of business
6 March

The new business models
Learning from financial services
3 April

The rise, fall and rise of strategy
The evolution of HR’s strategic role
9 May

Equipped for change
Obstacles to implementing change
30 May

Heart of the matter
Customer relationship management
30 October

Career development

Political power game
Secure that promotion by copying politicians
27 February

The right stuff
Why HR generates so few CEOs
17 July

Tool order
How does HR develop its own skills?
24 July

The career paradox
Mapping out a career path
21 August

CIPD

Interview
Geoff Armstrong challenges "sacred cows"
30 October

Conferences

Value for money
Getting the most out of a conference
27 February

Corporate strategy

Mission impossible
Shaping a business agenda to suit HR’s future
27 March

Data protection

Analysis
Problems of e-mail monitoring
10 July

Economic matters

In the line of fire
How today’s employers downsize staff
7 August

Analysis
House prices and staff retention in the South East
21 August

Downsizing without tears
HR directors pass on their advice
2 October

Employee relations

Motivating force
Staff morale and motivation
16 January

Analysis
Redundancy and consultation
13 February

Analysis
Re-examining retention policies
3 April

Equal opportunities

News debate
Equal pay
13 March

Analysis
Changes to the race relations laws
20 March

Analysis
Age diversity
10 April

The enemy within
Institutional racism in aid agencies
10 April

Campaign
Making the Government get refugees into work
11 September

Immigration legislation
Work permits at a glance
11 September

Mind the gap
Equal pay audits
6 November

Flexible working and family-friendly policies

Analysis
Can flexible retirement solve the skills gap?
27 February

Flexibility for working parents
The cost to employers of increased parental rights
6 March

No place like home
Supporting home workers
15 May

Analysis
Curing NHS racism
3 July

X-rated rewards
Recruiting and retaining Generation X
25 September

Analysis
HR doubt over parenting law
4 December

Health sector

Mind over matter
NHS recruitment campaigns
20 March

Can HR give doctors the right medicine?
Tackling low morale and growing unrest
24 April

Innovation

Heart to heart
Emotional intelligence and the bottom line
10 April

Smart moves
Environment and creativity
25 September

Creative block
Organisational obstacles to creativity
20 November

International

Watching the detectives
HR in the FBI
6 February

International employment law
Dismissing staff in: The Netherlands
27 February
France
27 March
US
24 April
Ireland
30 May
Australia
3 July

International employment law
Restrictive covenants in Germany
11 September

International employment law
Non-competition restrictions in the Netherlands
13 November

Who dares travel
International HR placements
26 June

After the attack
The strategic issues of 11 September for HR
16 October

Internet

e-biz
eHR – it’s a whole new board game
9 January

Business webs
Internet worked HR
23 January

Benefits from online rewards
How the Net attracts, motivates and retains staff
23 January

e-biz
The faults in dotcom failures
13 February

e-biz
Overhauling company personnel systems
6 March

Is the Web a friend to HR?
Round table discussion
13 March

e-biz
Oracle’s efficient use of HR technology
20 March

Desktop decisions
Pros and cons of e-learning
27 March

e-HR technophobes
Convincing staff that e-learning is the way
24 July

Screen saver
Investing in e-learning
13 November

IT

Image is the key to recruitment
How people view careers in IT
27 March

Clean up your act
Spring clean your HR software
1 May

Target practice
Ensuring you get the best return from your IT
12 June

Analysis
Nortel Networks
26 June

What’s in store for HR?
Computers in Personnel
26 June

New order
Using software to HR’s advantage
11 September

Anything you can do
Impact of artificial intelligence
18 September

Analysis
E-recruiters and recession
27 November

Pressing for returns
IT investment in a recession
27 November

Leadership

Top 20 institutions
Who has shaped HR the most?
13 February

Soul traders
Spiritual business gurus
15 May

Are leaders born or made?
Science and the leadership gene
19 June

Interview
Dr Michael Hammer
18 September

Shared interest
CEOs take on the role of HR director
9 October

Loud and clear
HR on the board
30 October

The President’s quiet crisis
The US government’s HR time-bomb
27 November

Legislation

On the record
Views of the data protection act
20 March

Interview
Allan Johnson defends changes in employment law
5 June

Analysis
Consultation before law changes
24 July

Analysis
Taming the tribunal spiral
31 July

Tribunal reform
At-a-glance guide
25 September

Analysis
Discrimination against offenders
16 October

Interview
Minister for Pensions Ian McCartney on why ageism law will be good for firms
6 November

Local government

Analysis
HR changes at Liverpool City Council
18 April

Management

I’ll get my coat
How to tell when your CEO’s time is up
20 March

Hit the road, Jack
Negotiating redundancy with senior staff
10 April

Eastern promise
A return to Japanese management principles
16 October

What’s the big idea?
10 ideas HR should listen to
23 October

Lessons from history
Economic recession as inspiration for management ideas
13 November

Management development

Counsel of perfection?
The influence of management consultants
9 October

Motivation

Blazing a trail
Fashionable pursuits in the name of motivation
6 November

Outsourcing

Out is back in
Guide to service providers
18 April

Who does what
A to Z of outsourcing services
18 April and 24 April

Analysis
Why outsourcing is not a panacea
9 October

Pay incentives and benefits

Analysis
Is the 25th anniversary of equal pay worth a cheer?
9 January

Other side of the coin
The design of payroll software systems
13 March

Analysis
Comparing directors’ pay and bonuses
22 May

Managing millionaires
Incentive packages
23 October

Pensions

Analysis
Administrative costs of new pension rules
20 February

Analysis
Is red tape a bind on firms?
16 January

Stakeholder pension
At-a-glance guide
9 October

Compensation and benefits
Pension schemes at a glance
20 November

Profession

Analysis
HR confident of weathering an economic storm
1 May

Press gang
Changes in publishing recruitment
9 May

It’s what you know that counts
Knowledge management cultures
30 May

Hero or history?
HR traditionalists face extinction
17 July

The HR scorecard
10-minute guide
11 September

Boardroom HR special
Why HR needs to be on the top management rung
23 October

Blurring the boundaries
Strategic corporate alliances
23 October

Spotlight on HR
Clive Morton’s views on HR’s latest initiatives
23 October

Analysis
Why HR is still not getting respect
20 November

A global perspective
Global issues facing HR
20 November

Productivity

Our survey says…
Staff satisfaction and productivity
6 March

Forced ranking
Grading employees and their performance levels
31 July

Recruitment

Analysis
How can employers plug the gap?
30 January

It’s dirty work but…
Recruiting for jobs nobody wants
6 February

Under scrutiny
Are assessment centres up to the job?
13 February

Make agencies work for you
Finding the most suitable recruitment agency
20 February

Do it yourself
The role of internal recruiters
24 April

The future of hiring online
The opinions of five major recruiters
22 May

Graduate recruitment
Getting that first job in HR
26 June

Do recruiters make the grade?
New tactics in graduate recruitment
10 July

Analysis
Employers fighting for the best graduates
17 July

Analysis
Recruitment and retention in call centres
4 September

Netting talent
Online recruitment
4 September

Analysis
The down-side of cutting graduate jobs
30 October

Join the club
Proactive job-hunting in the US
20 November

Drawing conclusions
Graphology and recruitment
4 December

Special reports

Tribunals
9 January

Interview
Allan Johnson explains the job cuts at Corus
20 February

The new breed
21 rising HR stars
13 March

Back to School
Examining the Learning and Skills Council
3 April

Top 40 power players
The most influential people in HR
1 May

Asylum debate
The truth on hiring foreign staff
15 May

Why immigration isn’t working
Can immigrants fill the skills gap?
5 June

Moving on up
Top 20 global HR players
3 July and 10 July

Screen test
Advice from some stars of TV docusoaps
31 July

Alcohol and drugs in the workplace
Exclusive survey results
7 August

Ethical cleansing
Business ethics and corporate social responsibility
4 September

Profile
Joe Stewart on HR in the RUC
18 September

News special
HR’s response to 11 September
25 September

The new HR
Changing roles in personnel
23 October

Stress

Therapies on the house
Convincing business that alternative therapies work
20 February

Executive retreats
Do they provide more than relaxation?
12 June

Training

Analysis
Coping with violence against the emergency services
6 February

Coaching for success
Balancing motivation and productivity
3 April

Mix and match
Blended learning
26 June

Room for improvement
Realising the potential of development centres
7 August

Analysis
Staff training vital to match EU
6 November

Supplements

Interim management 2
Spring 2001

Interim Management 3
Autumn 2001

HR Director
June 2001

Boardroom HR
October 2001

Guide to e-learning
May 2001

Workplace

Power struggles
How to win the power game
30 January

What’s in a name?
HRs unusual job titles
20 February

UK at work
Addressing staff grievances and retention
22 May

Analysis
Zero tolerance to work violence
12 June

Help with habits
Drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace
19 June

All present and correct
Presenteeism
10 July

Absence management
A 10-minute guide
16 October

Working practices

Somebody to lean on
Office soul mates
16 January

News Special
Dealing with the death of a colleague
18 September

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