HR specialisms

What drives job satisfaction in HR?

Happy in HR? Job satisfaction in the department

2 Apr 2014

They work long hours and more than half say they do not feel valued by their employer – yet more...

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Careers in reward

A career in reward: what it means in practice

5 Mar 2014

Reward has been identified as one of the high-growth HR careers areas for 2014, as organisations look at how reward...

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HR data specialists

Big data, big HR job opportunities?

19 Feb 2014

Over the past year, the term “big data” has gone from something that most people had never heard of to...

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hr career path

Four areas to grow your HR career in 2014

5 Feb 2014

Renewed business confidence means that HR professionals are looking for their next career move. But what will be the high-growth...

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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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Personnel Today Awards 2013 – Video highlights

29 Nov 2013

Watch a video montage of the Awards night and interviews with winners after receiving their Personnel Today Award

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Helping young people with autism into work

1 Oct 2013

The National Autism Strategy aims to help all adults with autism into work. Kellie Nauls, project coordinator for the Moving...

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Getting involved in occupational health nurse-led research

1 May 2013

The number of OH nurses taking part in published research is sadly small, finds Nic Paton. So what can be...

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HR careers: where to specialise and why

1 May 2012

If you are new to HR and think that you might want to specialise, the best advice would be to...

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Moving into consultancy

2 Dec 2011

The economy is in chaos and the number of people who are unemployed is at its highest level since 1994....

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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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What types of HR specialism are there?

24 Feb 2011

According to Sarah Chatterley, associate director at Search HR, the vast majority of HR professionals enter the profession as a...

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Why should HR professionals specialise?

24 Feb 2011

Knowing how, when, and whether or not to develop a specialist skill in HR can be a pivotal part in career...

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HR specialist or HR generalist?

24 Feb 2011

There are two routes through HR – generalist or specialist. Choosing which route to take can be tough, unless you...

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