Learning & development

Gig economy ‘like quicksand’ and workers unable to develop skills

29 Jan 2020

Gig workers are often “trapped” in insecure work because long hours, financial insecurity and piecemeal work mean they are often...

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City firms ‘must coordinate skills development to avoid talent shortages’

28 Jan 2020

Every role in the financial services sector will be affected by automation and...

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NHS boss who lied about degree receives prison sentence

24 Jan 2020

A senior NHS boss who gained his job by falsely stating he had a degree has received a suspended prison...

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North East ‘most pessimistic’ about future prospects

21 Jan 2020

People in the North East of England are the most pessimistic about their futures, with less a third of people...

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Managers sweep harassment under the carpet, says CIPD report

21 Jan 2020

Almost a quarter of employees believe that – despite the rise of movements such as #MeToo – bullying and harassment...

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Why critics of the apprenticeship levy should back off

16 Jan 2020

Critics of the apprenticeship levy need to understand the system is still new and employers are exploring what works.

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‘Lack of leadership talent holding back large businesses’

16 Jan 2020

Leadership instability is blighting many top businesses, with a large minority of HR chiefs reporting difficulties in developing effective senior leaders.

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Why cultural training is vital for overseas assignments

15 Jan 2020

Overseas projects often fail when employees and their families are not prepared for life abroad. Janette Hiscock looks at why...

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Make the most of apprenticeships to build accountancy skills

14 Jan 2020

PROMOTED | With skills shortages affecting multiple industries, it’s no surprise employers are growing their own talent...

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Entry-level recruitment intentions slow down

6 Jan 2020

Graduate and school-leaver recruitment intentions have slowed down substantially and could result in an overall drop in entry-level hires if...

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How CIPD Chartered membership recognises you as a people professional

6 Jan 2020

PROMOTED CONTENT | The start of the New Year brings about thoughts around reflection and setting goals for the coming year...

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‘Fake apprenticeships’ are turning training system into a farce

3 Jan 2020

The UK's training system is becoming farcical with a levy system spiralling out of financial control - we need to learn from apprenticeships in Europe, claims report.

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Graduates ‘lacking key skills’, HR managers say

18 Dec 2019

One-fifth of graduates are unprepared for the workplace when they leave university, HR managers feel, and many lack crucial skills...

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Movers and shakers: Institute of Directors, Cardiff Airport and more

18 Dec 2019

Personnel Today’s December update of appointments in the HR world includes the Institute of Directors’ emergence from turmoil after a...

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Conservative voters more confident about career prospects

10 Dec 2019

People who feel “politically homeless” have lower job confidence than those who identify with a particular political party, and Conservative...

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