HR strategy

Half of job candidates sold an ‘unrealistic dream’

27 Mar 2019

Research from pre-hire assessment start-up ThriveMap has shown that 48% of employees have left a role because it wasn’t what...

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Over a third of gender pay gap could be down to bias

27 Mar 2019

More than a third of the overall gender pay gap in the UK could be the result of discrimination and negotiation differences between men and women.

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Outsourced workers lose collective bargaining bid

26 Mar 2019

The High Court has dismissed a case brought by the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB), which claimed that...

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Unleash 2019: How purpose creates a sense of belonging

25 Mar 2019

Giving employees a compelling purpose is nothing new, but it might help create a sense of belonging in a world...

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Women at highest risk of losing roles to automation

25 Mar 2019

 
The ONS has created a chatbot where users can search for the risk of automation of different roles
Around...

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Unleash 2019: How to make work ‘romantic’ again

22 Mar 2019

Work is at risk of losing its human side as technology takes over many aspects of our professional and personal...

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The gender pay gap may be narrowing, but why?

20 Mar 2019

With the gender pay gap reporting deadline imminent, Personnel Today analysis finds that early results point to a narrowing of...

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Strategic workforce planning is a necessity, not a ‘nice to have’

20 Mar 2019

With automation likely to see many jobs displaced in the near future, employers need to prepare now to find areas where workers' existing and emerging skills will be needed

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FTSE 350 firms risk investor disquiet over diversity

15 Mar 2019

Dozens of FTSE 350 organisations, including household names such as Domino’s Pizza, JD Sports and Greene King, have been urged...

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Sharp decline in UK employee confidence

15 Mar 2019

Employee confidence in the UK business environment has slumped, according to global research company Gartner.

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How inviting feedback can drive a positive candidate experience

14 Mar 2019

It’s no secret that poor candidate experience can be harmful to an employer’s brand, but many organisations don’t know where...

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Online activism in the workplace: how should HR respond?

12 Mar 2019

Technology has revolutionised the way many people organise their work and created a debate around employee status. But it is...

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Public sector contracts more likely to go to employers that ‘improve society’

11 Mar 2019

Companies that do more to employ people from diverse backgrounds and reduce modern slavery will be first up for public...

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HR professionals feel most valued at work

11 Mar 2019

People working in human resources, education and finance feel the most valued by their employers, according to research.
The poll...

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‘Use the apprenticeship levy to improve management’ – Cary Cooper

8 Mar 2019

Improving the UK’s poor management performance is the definitive way to fix the economy, says organisational psychologist Professor Sir Cary...

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