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Employment levels to rise but candidates fight for low-skilled vacancies

There are 24 applicants chasing every low-skilled job vacancy, according to the latest Labour Market Outlook from the CIPD and...

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick resigned in June following months of HR issues at the tech giantImaginechina/REX/Shutterstock

In which sector is HR perceived least effective?

4 Aug 2017

Staff in technology companies believe their HR departments under-perform, when compared to the people functions in other industry sectors, according...

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Employers could do more to attract labour from diverse talent pools in order to tackle skills shortages

Upskill and diversify: Strategies for overcoming recruitment challenges

26 Jul 2017

In the second of a series of articles looking at how organisations can tackle growing recruitment challenges, Claire McCartney from...

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How to be an employer of choice in an increasingly competitive jobs market

10 Jul 2017

How do you make your business a place where the talent you crave wants to work? Claire McCartney examines recent...

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Find out how your peers chose their path into HR in XpertHR's 2017 careers survey

HR careers survey: Tell us how you got into HR

4 Jul 2017

XpertHR is conducting a survey on HR careers, looking at how UK HR professionals begin, manage and progress their careers...

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Digital HR: Leaders look for more investment as pace of change grows

20 Jun 2017

HR leaders are keen to invest in tools that will digitise HR but at the same time struggle to keep...

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CIPD says Brexit will increase hiring difficulties

5 Jun 2017

Brexit will make it harder to hire well-qualified talent, research from the CIPD has found.

The latest CIPD/Hays Resourcing and...

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Tory manifesto: National retraining, NI holidays and more gap reporting

18 May 2017

Theresa May launched the Conservative Party’s 2017 election manifesto today, and for HR and employers there are no big surprises....

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L&D must make itself relevant for the future, says CIPD chief executive

17 May 2017

Learning professionals need to get out of their “bubble” and realise that not everything they have done in the past...

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CIPD manifesto urges next government to make “good work” a priority

10 May 2017

The CIPD has published a manifesto ahead of the upcoming general election that urges the next Government to put “good...

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Neil Morrison leaves Penguin Random House for Severn Trent

8 May 2017

One of the UK’s most well-known HR directors, Neil Morrison, is swapping memoirs for reservoirs as he leaves book publishing...

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What does the CIPD’s new professional standards framework mean for HR?

21 Apr 2017

The CIPD is in the process of building a new professional standards framework that will help HR professionals to navigate...

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Alison Horner, chief people officer at Tesco, has been on the supermarket's executive committee since 2011. Photo: Tesco

Chief HR officers increasingly on FTSE 100 top tables

7 Apr 2017

A place at the “top table” has been the abiding aspiration of many a senior HR leader. But new research...

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Personnel Today Awards 2017 open for entries

29 Mar 2017

Is your HR team at the heart of your organisation? Are you getting the recognition you deserve? Your opportunity to...

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How to create an emotional connection with candidates

14 Feb 2017

Can recruitment challenges be resolved by understanding the candidate’s emotional and practical needs and the channels they engage with? Jo...

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