Career development

Ethnicity pay gap reporting could become mandatory

Employers may be required to publish their ethnicity pay gap under plans to improve career progression for ethnic minority groups....

Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Excellence in Learning and Development

10 Oct 2018

Skills are high on the agenda as employers fight for talent and plan ahead for their future workforce. In our...

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Half of UK workers have wrong skills for their job

3 Oct 2018

Around half of the UK workforce could be in the wrong job based on their skills level, according to the...

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Top 10 things that people want from work

28 Sep 2018

Working hours has emerged as one of the most important factors people consider when thinking about a new job or...

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Skills development: it’s time to revamp learning culture

3 Aug 2018

With PwC recently predicting that artificial intelligence will replace seven million jobs by 2037, employees need to learn new skills...

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Women’s career development is as big a problem as the gender pay gap

30 Jul 2018

It’s not the pay differential that really gets under the skin of female employees, it’s the persistent feeling that men...

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Development opportunities need manager buy-in to succeed

20 Jul 2018

HR practices that aim to develop employees’ skills for current or future roles will only be successful with the support...

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Managing global mobility in a fast-changing world

10 Jul 2018

Posting employees globally offers them invaluable experience and breaks down borders in organisations. But how can employers keep up with...

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Sadiq Khan launches ‘Our Time’ female talent development scheme

15 May 2018

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a “landmark” initiative to get more women into senior roles and help...

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Retaining older employees’ knowledge enhances competitive edge

3 May 2018

Retaining knowledge when key workers retire could provide the competitive advantage employers need as they struggle to attract and retain...

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Workforce happiness weakened by overwork and lack of development

11 Apr 2018

Overall workforce happiness is being dragged down by a lack of training and development opportunities for lower-skilled workers and high...

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How can organisations support better progression for BAME employees?

13 Dec 2017

The CIPD recently revealed that a third of black employees thought discrimination was getting in the way of their career...

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Why do female employees miss out on work-based training?

19 Oct 2017

Research published this month found that male employees are far more likely to receive training at work than women. The...

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Why it pays for companies to invest their apprenticeship levy funding in managers

5 Oct 2017

HR and learning professionals may not agree with the questionable management practices on The Apprentice, but when considering where to...

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Technology is disrupting work – but what do staff think?

30 Jun 2017

How is the world of work changing? Perhaps more importantly, how do staff perceive it to be changing? ADP president...

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