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Recruiting HR professionals: building the perfect HR team

As the HR profession changes so does the way that HR recruits HR. Stephanie Sparrow examines how human resources professionals...

Low-skilled labour supply down by a third in two years

12 Aug 2019

The number of people applying for each role continues to fall – particularly for low-skilled roles – according to the...

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Apprenticeship levy has ‘failed’ to increase workplace training

23 Jul 2019

The government has made an “empty promise” in saying the apprenticeship levy would increase the amount of money employers spend...

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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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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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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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The 2018 gender pay gap: grounds for optimism?

5 Apr 2019

There may not have been a dramatic change in the gender pay gap, but HR, analytics and reward specialists are far from gloomy about what the latest crop of reports reveals

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UK needs national skills policy to address productivity failures

27 Feb 2019

The UK needs to develop a national skills policy if it is to tackle its productivity problems, according to a...

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HR specialist vs HR generalist: which is right for you?

18 Dec 2018

For many HR professionals, there will come a point in their career where they ask themselves whether they want to...

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What qualifications do I need to go into HR?

11 Dec 2018

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

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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 ACE 2018: Are employers putting enough trust in their staff?

12 Nov 2018

Agile working is often pitched as the solution to the UK’s productivity and engagement issues, but do employers trust staff...

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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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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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