1 in 10 UK employees have been fired following on from a work Christmas party

HR Effectiveness 1 in 10 UK employees have been fired following on from a work Christmas party

2y Louron Pratt

1 in 10 UK employees have been fired following on ...

A study has revealed the consequences of consuming too much alcohol at Christmas parties, with a number of UK workers being held responsible for their...

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HR leaders have become strategic visionaries for organisations 

HR Effectiveness HR leaders have become strategic visionaries for organisations 

2y HRD Connect

HR leaders have become strategic visionaries for o...

The 2018 HRD People Leaders’ Survey shows the increasing importance of HR in the new business landscape, with the CHRO being the lynchpin that oversee...

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Workplace sexual harassment

HR Effectiveness Workplace sexual harassment

2y Carolyn Brown

Workplace sexual harassment

Workplace sexual harassment prevention needs rise on Government's agenda. In July 2018, the Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) published its report ...

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Stress at work: the facts

Employee Engagement Stress at work: the facts

2y Emily Sexton-Brown

Stress at work: the facts

Today is National Stress Day, but it’s something that sadly exists all year round, 24/7. Stress is something that everyone suffers be it silently, evi...

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Dave Ulrich: HR need not be your friend to be effective

HR Effectiveness Dave Ulrich: HR need not be your friend to be effective

2y Dave Ulrich

Dave Ulrich: HR need not be your friend to be effe...

In his latest column, Dave Ulrich takes a deep dive look into the function of HR, and whether or not employees should expect more from the HR services...

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How to create engaging training

HR Effectiveness How to create engaging training

2y James Adam

How to create engaging training

October is Cyber Awareness Month, and serves as a timely reminder for companies to review their information security and data protection policies and ...

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Dave Ulrich: HR Business Partner 2.0

HR Effectiveness Dave Ulrich: HR Business Partner 2.0

2y Dave Ulrich

Dave Ulrich: HR Business Partner 2.0

In a regular column, Dave Ulrich discusses the evolution of the HR Business Partner role and what that means for overall HR and leadership. View article

Building an inclusive culture at Johnson & Johnson

Culture Building an inclusive culture at Johnson & Johnson

2y Emily Sexton-Brown

Building an inclusive culture at Johnson & Johnson

Chief Diversity Officer at Johnson & Johnson, Wanda Hope was the keynote at the recent HRD Summit/Europe, she spoke about the importance of building i...

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My working day: Karen Morris, Group HR Director, NM Group

Boardroom Relationships My working day: Karen Morris, Group HR Director, NM Group

2y Emily Sexton-Brown

My working day: Karen Morris, Group HR Director, N...

In a regular new series, HRD Connect speaks with leaders from all different industries about their working day. In our latest feature, we spoke with K...

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Living the organisation’s values

Culture Living the organisation’s values

2y Paul Devoy

Living the organisation’s values

In a regular contribution series, Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors In People (IIP) will discuss areas of leadership and people development needed within o...

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The challenges of inheriting a team

Culture The challenges of inheriting a team

2y David Roberts

The challenges of inheriting a team

In a new regular series, David Roberts, HR Director at Worldpay will be sharing his insights across numerous topics. In his first article, he’ll be di...

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The language of winning

Engagement The language of winning

2y Pete Lowe

The language of winning

Is there a specific formula or language when it comes to winning? Our regular contributor, Pete Lowe explains some of his own personal experiences and...

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Why annual appraisals need to end

Employee Benefits Why annual appraisals need to end

2y Stuart Hearn

Why annual appraisals need to end

There’s been plenty written about why appraisals don’t work. I won’t go over old ground, but in case you missed it, they don’t improve performance and...

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Collaborative leadership: finding the right style

HR Effectiveness Collaborative leadership: finding the right style

2y Dessy Ohanians

Collaborative leadership: finding the right style

What specifically is collaborative leadership, and how can you make it work? Dessy Ohanians, Managing Director of Executive Education at the London Sc...

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Leading through a merger

Digital Transformation Leading through a merger

2y Mike Taylor

Leading through a merger

People issues cause 60% of mergers to fail to deliver their intended benefits. Yet how often do HR directors play a tactical admin role in corporate t...

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Maximising focus

HR Effectiveness Maximising focus

2y Julia Lindsay

Maximising focus

Even in our post-GDPR world, we are constantly bombarded by marketing messages. Images, text and videos – emails, print ads and radio all vying for ou...

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Four ways to create sustainable wellness at work

Culture Four ways to create sustainable wellness at work

2y Emily Sexton-Brown

Four ways to create sustainable wellness at work

Providing employees and their families the correct tools to live happy, healthy lives should be a business imperative. Building the culture that enabl...

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"We live in a world of ideas" - Dave Ulrich

Digital HR "We live in a world of ideas" - Dave Ulrich

2y Emily Sexton-Brown

"We live in a world of ideas" - Dave Ulrich

The name Dave Ulrich is synonymous with HR, he designed arguably one of the most tangible and robust HR models in existence as well continuously encou...

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Leadership does not always need conventional wisdom

Business Transformation Leadership does not always need conventional wisdom

2y Simon Mosey

Leadership does not always need conventional wisdo...

Half a century has passed since the publication of The Population Bomb, American biologist Paul R Ehrlich’s infamous prophecy of doom for the human ra...

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What is organizational development?

HR Effectiveness What is organizational development?

2y Sarah Sweetman

What is organizational development?

Organizational development is about getting the human element of an organization aligned to its strategy. Are you doing this?  View article

What business and HR leaders can learn from Microsoft

Business Transformation What business and HR leaders can learn from Microsoft

2y Matthew Syed

What business and HR leaders can learn from Micros...

Matthew Syed, author of Black Box Thinking and Bounce discusses what HR leaders and businesses alike can learn from Microsoft. Syed discusses these te...

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What can sport tell us about business growth?

Culture What can sport tell us about business growth?

2y Paul Kirkham

What can sport tell us about business growth?

Two events stand out amid the supposedly glorious summer of sport that stretches ahead of us. The first is football’s World Cup. The second is golf’s ...

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Top talent trends 2018

Digital HR Top talent trends 2018

2y Jennifer Saunders

Top talent trends 2018

Mercer has released its annual research into talent trends sharing insights from senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees around the worl...

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HR's Future Leaders 2018

HR Effectiveness HR's Future Leaders 2018

2y Emily Sexton-Brown

HR's Future Leaders 2018

Are you a rising star in HR? Or do you know someone who is going to be a future leader? View article

Why 90% of learning resources never get used

Digital HR Why 90% of learning resources never get used

2y Angus McCarey

Why 90% of learning resources never get used

Engaging employees with learning content is a challenge that many of the CEOs and HR Directors we speak to face. Whether it’s compliance based trainin...

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Certification vs. Competence in the HR Profession

Boardroom Relationships Certification vs. Competence in the HR Profession

3y Dave Ulrich

Certification vs. Competence in the HR Profession

The human resources profession is made up of several components, but which one is more important? Dave Ulrich and Wayne Brockbank talk us through cert...

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Sexual harassment – could employers be liable for their employees' acts?

Culture Sexual harassment – could employers be liable for their employees' acts?

3y Madeleine Mould

Sexual harassment – could employers be liable for ...

Despite its prevalence in workplaces of all sizes and sectors, sexual harassment is often under-reported particularly by men who have been sexually ha...

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