How can HR become more commercial?

The HR Most Influential 2016 rankings have been unveiled, recognising the practitioners and thinkers who are leading the people management agenda forward. Top of the pile this year is Sandy Begbie, Standard Life Chief People Officer, Valerie Hughes D’Aeth, HR […]

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How HR can develop gravitas

The term gravitas is most often associated with statesmen or senior leaders – those people who have an innate ability to command respect and attention the minute they walk into the room. But having that air of weightiness and authority is […]

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5 liberating ideas for HR

Be honest. How are you feeling about going into work today? Excited at the prospect of new challenges and the chance to work with colleagues on creative solutions to business problems? Or, are you worn down by constant ‘fire-fighting’, endless […]

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Getting HR right for right now

What are the right things for HR to be doing right now? This is the question posed in a recent article by leadership consultancy Egon Zehnder, who asked some of the world’s most admired companies what was top of their […]

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Karine Lipinski

Making the most of millennials

Millennial workers generally get pretty bad press. They’re accused of being disloyal, self-centred and lacking in respect for their managers. They want constant praise and quick promotion – and if they don’t get it, they’ll be off to the next […]

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5 business books to read this Summer

So the great Summer get-away has begun – and if you’re anything like me, it’s probably one of your only opportunities for some interruption-free reading. You’ve probably already packed a few poolside blockbusters (or downloaded them onto your Kindle) – […]

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