Careers in HR

Grant Eldred joins Clifford Chance as chief people officer

Eldred starts new role in April, having previously worked as global head of HR transformation at Goldman Sachs. He will sit on the firm’s executive operations group.

HR pay rises less than the national average

24 Feb 2021

Research by Reed has found pay rises for HR professionals were less than those enjoyed by the rest of the workforce.

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Who’s helping HR in the stress pandemic?

8 Feb 2021

HR has been on the front line of helping employees to cope, but who looks after HR as the stress mounts?

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HR can redefine what productivity means

21 Jan 2021

Being productive at work in many organisations means how many video calls you’ve attended. But as we move forward into...

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Santander appoints Elaine Thomas as CHRO

12 Jan 2021

Santander UK has announced that Elaine Thomas will become chief human resources officer next month.
Thomas will be responsible for...

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2021 nominations open for CIPD’s highest accolade

8 Jan 2021

The nominations for 2021 CIPD chartered companion status – a highly regarded accolade within the HR world – were opened on 1 January.

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Emerging HR roles to look out for in 2021

24 Dec 2020

Earlier this year, digital solutions firm Cognizant revealed 21 HR roles that are expected to emerge over the next decade....

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One third of HR roles at risk of automation

11 Dec 2020

Almost a third of HR roles are at risk of being replaced by robots, according to a study commissioned by...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: HR Director of the Year shortlist

18 Nov 2020

With just days until the winners of the Personnel Today Awards are announced, we profile the shortlist for one of the most hotly-contested categories. 

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CIPD ACE: ‘We know we have more to do’ on inclusion

11 Nov 2020

The CIPD has vowed to address its own diversity issues as it supports the HR community to build more inclusive...

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Ariam Enraght-Moony made HRD at John Laing

3 Nov 2020

John Laing Group has appointed Ariam Enraght-Moony as HR director and a member of the infrastructure firm’s executive committee.

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HR in universities: ‘One day is never the same as the next’

21 Oct 2020

Joanne Marshall has recently become the chair of Universities Human Resources, a body that supports people professionals across the higher...

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UK leads the world in D&I roles

10 Sep 2020

The UK has seen a 58% increase in the number of diversity and inclusion (D&I) roles available over the past five years.

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PPMA president decides to step down

2 Sep 2020

Karen Grave, the president of the Public Services People Managers Association, has decided to step down from her role as...

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Jo Swinson joins a CIPD event today to discuss gender diversity in the boardroom. Photo: Steve Back/REX

Movers and shakers: HR appointments – Jo Swinson heads to Cranfield

26 Aug 2020

Highlights among some of the latest people moves in HR.

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