Careers in HR

Personnel Today Awards 2019 shortlist: HR director of the year

The Personnel Today Awards 2019 are just a few weeks away. Here we round up the contenders for the highly...

BBC appoints group HR directors in job share

16 Oct 2019

The BBC has jointly appointed Wendy Aslett and Rachel Currie to the role of group HR director, replacing Valerie Hughes-D’Aeth,...

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Has political chaos made us cautious about hiring HR professionals?

5 Jul 2019

The ongoing political uncertainty has led to a high level of caution in hiring organisations. Most HR recruitment has come...

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HR in financial services: a sector rich in opportunities?

26 Jun 2019

An HR role in financial services can offer the chance to shine—but it will also be demanding. Stephanie Sparrow reports...

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Are HR professionals lacking employee relations skills?

12 Jun 2019

As the CIPD’s Festival of Work starts in London, complete with speaker and breakout sessions galore on all the new...

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Where to get the best salary in HR

4 Jun 2019

Change is impacting every industry, and this is creating new opportunities, healthy salaries and more flexible working conditions for HR...

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Ten key skills you need as an ER manager

3 Jun 2019

Employee relations is higher up on the agenda than ever as the world of work evolves. It’s a role that’s...

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RAF Typhoon

How the RAF can add wings to your HR career

27 May 2019

With fantastic benefits and low costs for trainees, the RAF offers people an excellent opportunity to gain confidence and skills...

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How to get on a HR headhunter’s radar

17 May 2019

A fast-moving environment means solid senior HR experience is in demand. If you’re looking for a career move, what’s the best way to stand out to headhunters?

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What is it like to work in diversity and inclusion?

26 Apr 2019

Have you got what it takes to spearhead diversity and inclusion initiatives? Stephanie Sparrow finds out why diversity and inclusion...

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Could you earn 21% more as an HR contractor?

25 Mar 2019

HR professionals who work as contractors could boost their average pay by 21%, according to salary data analysis from CV-Library....

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What training is most important to talent acquisition professionals?

6 Mar 2019

Personnel Today is working with the Forum for In-house Recruiters (The FIRM) to identify the training and skills that professionals...

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HR professionals feature highly in list of power part-timers

26 Feb 2019

HR professionals make up seven of the entries in this year’s Timewise Power 50 – a list of the UK’s...

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HR’s gender pay gap: female salaries grow, but still lag behind

7 Feb 2019

Female pay is rising more quickly than male pay in HR, but men in senior roles are often still paid more than their female counterparts

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Why it’s hard to make change happen in HR

6 Feb 2019

Beginning a three-part serialisation of her book, Lucy Adams – keynote speaker at this week’s HRD Summit – looks at why people don’t like to change the way they work and how you can make it easier for both them and you.

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