HR qualifications

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

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

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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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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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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HR education: should I study for a Masters qualification?

13 Jun 2016

A popular option both for new graduate and mid-career HR professionals is to study for a Masters degree in human...

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Study CIPD Level 7 online and become a qualified HR director

4 Aug 2015

PROMOTED You can now study online up to the highest HR qualification – the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management.

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Transatlantic trends: HR in the US vs the UK

1 May 2015

Given the huge disparities in the levels of maternity pay and annual leave, UK professionals could be forgiven for thinking...

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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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Is it worth HR professionals getting an MBA?

11 Apr 2012

We look at whether or not the investment required to attain an MBA is worthwhile in the current economic climate....

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Key learning and development skills to get you noticed

7 Nov 2011

One of our most popular career articles is HR skills to get you noticed, in which we suggest stand-out details...

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Getting to HR director level

24 Feb 2011

The classic route to HR director level takes five career steps over a period of 20 years, according to CIPD...

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Self-development in your HR career

24 Feb 2011

Demonstrable evidence of self-development does not just help HR professionals to succeed in the job they hold but can also...

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