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What qualifications do I need to go into HR?

It is possible to start your human resources career without a specific HR qualification. Getting an HR assistant or officer...

The Complete HR Career Development Guide

3 Dec 2018

Human resources is an incredibly important area of any business. Whilst it used to be seen as an administrative arm...

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CIPD unveils new HR profession map at annual conference

7 Nov 2018

The CIPD has updated its profession map to reflect how the role of the HR professional will change in coming...

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Third of HR professionals face unethical behaviour

5 Nov 2018

Around a third of HR practitioners feel that managers in their organisation often engage in behaviours they consider to be...

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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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30 years in HR: How careers have changed and where they’re heading next (webinar)

1 May 2018

ON-DEMAND | How are organisations changing and what does it mean for HR?

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Taking centre court: How HR director of the year Vicky Williams improved LTA’s game

25 Apr 2018

As we launch the 2018 Personnel Today Awards, we profile some of the individuals and teams who were crowned the...

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More than half of HR professionals expect a pay rise in 2018

22 Mar 2018

More than half (58%) of UK HR professionals expect to receive a pay rise this year, according to a study...

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CIPD 2017: What you might have missed in Manchester

16 Nov 2017

Enjoying working with people is no longer a good enough reason to be in HR, according to Peter Cheese, CEO...

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Zoopla’s Lorraine Metcalf: delivering a successful business transformation

12 Oct 2017

Building an HR function during a time of rapid growth is always a challenge, but for Lorraine Metcalf of digital...

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HR becoming more female, less accidental career choice

20 Sep 2017

The human resources profession is becoming increasingly female according to new research released this week. However, fewer people are “falling...

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

21 Apr 2017

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

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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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