Peter Crush

Peter Crush

About Peter Crush

Peter Crush is an award-winning HR journalist who writes for daily newspapers including The Guardian and the Evening Standard, as well as HR and business journals.
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Ministry of Sound launches ultra-cool London workspace

18 Jul 2018

A new workspace in south London is aiming to raise the bar for office space that’s attractive to small creative...

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Is testing candidates before they apply the future of recruitment?

15 Nov 2017

Psychometric tests used to be long, formal exercises candidates would take some way into the recruitment process. But could testing...

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BMW Financial Services: How your own employees can be the best entrepreneurs

6 Nov 2017

Corporates are increasingly looking to partner with start-ups and entrepreneurs to inject innovation into their business. BMW Financial Services has...

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ClearScore CEO: Why my fast-growing company needs HR

16 Aug 2017

Credit checking company ClearScore is one of the UK’s fastest growing financial technology companies, doubling in size every six months....

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Recruitment advertising: unleashing the power of audio

16 Aug 2016

To mark the launch of a brand new category in the upcoming RAD Awards, Personnel Today was invited to an...

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Penguin Random House HRD: “Degrees are a lazy sifting tool”

25 Apr 2016

Penguin Random House this year joined a select group of employers to remove the requirement for a degree for new...

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Psychometrics evolution: how testing has won over HR

15 Sep 2015

Psychometrics tools have long been associated with senior hires, but new research by Network HR suggests that organisations are spreading...

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Microsoft is typical of the tech sector: its workforce is 71% male, 29% female and 60% white. Photo: ddp USA/REX

Recruitment advertising: making diversity your message

14 Sep 2015

With employers under pressure to prove their commitment to diversity, how important is it to reflect this in their recruitment...

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The end of the annual appraisal: what’s next for performance management?

24 Aug 2015

A growing number of employers are shunning formal annual appraisals in favour of regular dialogue with employees. What is driving...

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Employer branding: all theory and no action?

20 Jul 2015

HR understands the importance of a strong employer brand and positive marketing experience, but poor candidate experience suggests otherwise. Peter...

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Ticket to success: how London Overground became HR team of the year

9 Jun 2015

Introducing driver-only operated trains at London Overground could have been a recipe for industrial unrest and employee dissatisfaction, but last...

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HR director of the year Fiona Roberts on driving success at Volkswagen UK

26 May 2015

Fiona Roberts, HR director at Volkswagen UK, won the coveted 2014 Personnel Today HR Director of the Year award. Judges...

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HR can change the face of public spending, says TaxPayers’ Alliance

21 Apr 2015

Jonathan Isaby, CEO of the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA), wants to see an end to excessive public-sector payoffs. HR can deliver...

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Profile: Andy Sumner, managing director, Monster

21 Oct 2014

Monster managing director Andy Sumner talks to Peter Crush about how the company has had to make bold strides to...

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Have job boards really had their day?

Have job boards really had their day?

2 Oct 2014

In recruitment circles, few questions come close to generating such opinion and passion as these: Have job boards had their...

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