How Pizza Hut combined HR and marketing to produce market leading results

Business Transformation How Pizza Hut combined HR and marketing to produce market leading results

6y Owain Thomas

How Pizza Hut combined HR and marketing to produce...

Overhauling a major high street brand is a mammoth process. Pizza Hut took on this project by combining its HR and marketing department to invest in i...

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Why organisations need to tackle group-think and encourage creative people

Employee Engagement Why organisations need to tackle group-think and encourage creative people

6y Owain Thomas

Why organisations need to tackle group-think and e...

Employers have also been urged to not be afraid of “difficult people with creative thoughts that go against the grain” to maintain creative workplaces...

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Spy services partner with schools to develop secret agents; mental health absences soar as workforce cut

Health and Wellbeing Spy services partner with schools to develop secret agents; mental health absences soar as workforce cut

6y Owain Thomas

Spy services partner with schools to develop secre...

A national intelligence service is teaming up with local schools and colleges as part of a hi-tech recruitment drive. View article

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Shared parental leave and higher qualifications to drive polarised labour market changes

HR Strategy Shared parental leave and higher qualifications to drive polarised labour market changes

6y Owain Thomas

Shared parental leave and higher qualifications to...

HR leaders will face booms in highly qualified employees, jobs in white collar technical professions and men working part-time within the next eight y...

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How and why Shell recalibrated its leadership development

Boardroom Relationships How and why Shell recalibrated its leadership development

6y Owain Thomas

How and why Shell recalibrated its leadership deve...

Shell has chosen four principals of leadership development to build its leaders around. View article

Government lambasted for being ‘complicit’ as extent of female workplace inequality revealed

Diversity & Inclusion Government lambasted for being ‘complicit’ as extent of female workplace inequality revealed

6y Owain Thomas

Government lambasted for being ‘complicit’ as exte...

A series of damning reports reveal the extent to which women are penalised within the modern workforce. View article

Marshall Goldsmith’s 12 point plan to boosting your engagement and performance

Boardroom Relationships Marshall Goldsmith’s 12 point plan to boosting your engagement and performance

6y Owain Thomas

Marshall Goldsmith’s 12 point plan to boosting you...

World renowned leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith presented his keys to boosting organisational engagement and performance at the HR Directors Busine...

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Exclusive: Dame Stephanie Shirley recognises the ‘enormous responsibility’ of HRDs

HR Strategy Exclusive: Dame Stephanie Shirley recognises the ‘enormous responsibility’ of HRDs

6y Owain Thomas

Exclusive: Dame Stephanie Shirley recognises the ‘...

Dame Stephanie Shirley has explained how important the role of HR director is in modern business. Speaking exclusively to HRD Connect she noted that m...

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Female accountants still earn £17,000 less than men

HR Strategy Female accountants still earn £17,000 less than men

6y Fraser Simpson

Female accountants still earn £17,000 less than me...

Significant gender pay inequality still exists within the accounting profession despite the gap shrinking by 3% last year. View article

Marshall Goldsmith: HR must look beyond compliance

Boardroom Relationships Marshall Goldsmith: HR must look beyond compliance

6y Owain Thomas

Marshall Goldsmith: HR must look beyond compliance

Marshall Goldsmith has urged HR professionals to look beyond compliance matters and to constantly challenge senior leaders and themselves. He recognis...

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Exclusive: Howard Webb reveals how to resolve conflict and handle difficult personalities

Employee Engagement Exclusive: Howard Webb reveals how to resolve conflict and handle difficult personalities

6y Owain Thomas

Exclusive: Howard Webb reveals how to resolve conf...

Former top flight referee Howard Webb spoke exclusively to HRD Connect about how he handled the most volatile situations and players on the pitch. View article

Dame Stephanie Shirley: The rise of robots and seven more HR challenges

Business Transformation Dame Stephanie Shirley: The rise of robots and seven more HR challenges

6y Owain Thomas

Dame Stephanie Shirley: The rise of robots and sev...

Dame Stephanie Shirley has warned that automation of the workplace is one of the biggest issues to face HR professionals. View article

Exclusive: Howard Webb’s guide to career success

Talent Development Exclusive: Howard Webb’s guide to career success

6y Owain Thomas

Exclusive: Howard Webb’s guide to career success

Former top flight referee Howard Webb has admitted he almost gave up “at least 10 times” after difficult matches. View article

BBC Worldwide embraces quarterly people metrics reporting

Health and Wellbeing BBC Worldwide embraces quarterly people metrics reporting

6y Owain Thomas

BBC Worldwide embraces quarterly people metrics re...

BBC Worldwide has integrated people metrics into its regular quarterly reporting. View article

How Penguin Random House turned its recruitment process over to social media

Digital Transformation How Penguin Random House turned its recruitment process over to social media

6y Owain Thomas

How Penguin Random House turned its recruitment pr...

Penguin Random House used a social media recruitment project costing just £1,000 to attract almost 800 applications. View article

Why Ericsson is developing leaders in Africa

Boardroom Relationships Why Ericsson is developing leaders in Africa

6y Lucinda Beeman

Why Ericsson is developing leaders in Africa

Ericsson believes its senior leadership summits to Africa have impacted 3,000 people across the organisation and seen a boost in employee engagement. ...

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Howard Webb: Leaders must not be ‘anonymously competent’

Boardroom Relationships Howard Webb: Leaders must not be ‘anonymously competent’

6y Owain Thomas

Howard Webb: Leaders must not be ‘anonymously comp...

Business leaders must be prepared to make the big decisions and not hide in the shadows, according to former top flight football referee Howard Webb. ...

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Five steps that turned around a ‘not fit for purpose’ culture

Boardroom Relationships Five steps that turned around a ‘not fit for purpose’ culture

6y Lucinda Beeman

Five steps that turned around a ‘not fit for purpo...

Cafcass was branded “not fit for purpose” on several occasions by regulator Ofsted. But the organisation turned itself around thanks to a major cultur...

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Internal senior succession trumps external recruitment

Boardroom Relationships Internal senior succession trumps external recruitment

6y Lucinda Beeman

Internal senior succession trumps external recruit...

Promoting senior leaders from within is cheaper and produces almost identical performance, Willis Towers Watson revealed. Speaking at the HR Directors...

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How Nokia recalibrated its leadership to not know everything

Business Transformation How Nokia recalibrated its leadership to not know everything

6y Lucinda Beeman

How Nokia recalibrated its leadership to not know ...

When McKinsey performed an organisational health index check on Nokia in 2014 the technology giant’s leadership was ranked in the bottom quartile. Fol...

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Only one in four LGBT staff happy to reveal sexuality

Diversity & Inclusion Only one in four LGBT staff happy to reveal sexuality

6y Owain Thomas

Only one in four LGBT staff happy to reveal sexual...

MI5, Lloyds Banking group and the National Assembly for Wales have been recognised as the most inclusive sexuality employers by Stonewall. However, ju...

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Death of sexism in the boardroom some way off

Boardroom Relationships Death of sexism in the boardroom some way off

6y Owain Thomas

Death of sexism in the boardroom some way off

The battle to eradicate sexism in British boardrooms still has a significant way to go before true parity exists between male and female directors, de...

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Apprentice Levy slammed for dramatically increasing business costs

Talent Acquisition Apprentice Levy slammed for dramatically increasing business costs

6y Owain Thomas

Apprentice Levy slammed for dramatically increasin...

The government's Apprenticeship Levy, which is set to raise around £3bn a year for the Treasury, has been branded nothing short of a new payroll tax. ...

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FDs predict skills gap shortage

Boardroom Relationships FDs predict skills gap shortage

6y Owain Thomas

FDs predict skills gap shortage

Finance directors are braced for a significant skills gap when baby boomers retire over the next two to five years which they believe will have a nega...

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