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

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

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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HR pay rises lowest in a decade

28 Nov 2016

HR professionals saw their pay rise by an average of 2.3% over the past year, according to new data from...

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How to start a career in HR

13 Jun 2016

The number of potential routes into a career in HR is growing – from starting as an apprentice to a...

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Kessar Kalim won HR Business of the Year before being made Overall Winner of the Personnel Today Awards

You don’t always need a qualification to get into HR

13 Jun 2016

Last year’s Personnel Today Awards overall winner Kessar Kalim discusses why not having a formal HR qualification has not hindered...

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HR education: should I study for a Masters qualification?

13 Jun 2016

A popular option both for new graduate and mid-career HR professionals is to study for a Masters degree in human...

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“I was on cloud nine”: Personnel Today Awards 2015 overall winner and HRBP of the year

5 May 2016

Last year, Kessar Kalim became the first ever individual to win the overall “gold” prize at the Personnel Today Awards...

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HR manager ranks highly in 2016 list of top jobs

20 Jan 2016

The role of HR manager has ranked fourth in a list of the 25 best jobs in the UK for...

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Are your entry-level HR roles challenging enough for best business minds?

Checklist for creating the best entry-level HR roles

12 Jan 2016

Are your entry-level HR roles challenging enough for the best business minds? Susannah Clements examines the profession's approach to attracting talent...

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How to manage career FOMO: fear of missing out

14 Dec 2015

Workplaces are changing, but we need to address our attitudes towards traditional career development. The CIPD’s Claire McCartney looks at...

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HR Director of the Year Anita Walton-Tilly collects her trophy from Monster's Andy Sumner

Personnel Today Awards 2015 winners: Anita Walton-Tilly is HR Director of the Year

2 Dec 2015

Anita Walton-Tilly received the much-coveted HR Director of the Year prize, sponsored by Monster, at the 2015 Personnel Today Awards...

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HR roles: do you have a split personality?

24 Mar 2015

Can you really split transactional and transformational HR in two? Housing group Gentoo has done just that. But will others...

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Five trends to watch in HR recruitment in 2015

22 Jan 2015

It stands to reason that, as the overall employment market returns to health, then demand for HR professionals will also...

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Alison Bell wins HR Professional of the Year

Personnel Today Awards 2014 winners: HR Professional of the Year goes to Alison Bell

10 Dec 2014

Alison Bell, London Overground Rail Operations, saw off strong competition to take home HR Professional of the Year. We profile...

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HR salaries growing at a snail’s pace, XpertHR data shows

3 Dec 2014

HR salaries rose more slowly in 2014 than at any point since the start of the recession, according to XpertHR’s...

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