Getting into HR

Has political chaos made us cautious about hiring HR professionals?

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

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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What to look for in an organisation when job-hunting in HR

21 Jan 2019

The world is your oyster when it comes to looking for HR roles. From the law to finance, healthcare and...

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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 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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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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HR careers survey: Tell us how you got into HR

4 Jul 2017

XpertHR is conducting a survey on HR careers, looking at how UK HR professionals begin, manage and progress their careers...

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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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Kessar Kalim won HR Business of the Year before being made Overall Winner of the Personnel Today Awards

You don’t always need a qualification to get into HR

13 Jun 2016

Last year’s Personnel Today Awards overall winner Kessar Kalim discusses why not having a formal HR qualification has not hindered...

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Are your entry-level HR roles challenging enough for best business minds?

Checklist for creating the best entry-level HR roles

12 Jan 2016

Are your entry-level HR roles challenging enough for the best business minds? Susannah Clements examines the profession's approach to attracting talent...

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More than 700 new employers join apprenticeship trailblazers

29 Oct 2014

The third phase of the Government’s apprenticeship trailblazers scheme has been launched, with more than 700 employers designing 76 new...

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HR Newcomer of the Year Ellie Goddard collects her trophy

PT Awards profile: Ellie Goddard, East Sussex County Council

18 Jun 2014

Ellie Goddard was not only considered a worthy award winner in the HR newcomer category of the Personnel Today Awards...

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Experience is the ticket to HR career progression

10 Jan 2014

Experience is the most crucial factor when it comes to advancing a career in HR, according to the findings of an XpertHR survey into the profession.

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