Microsoft's Rebecca Winter: HR makes the biggest difference by addressing skills gaps

Business Transformation Microsoft's Rebecca Winter: HR makes the biggest difference by addressing skills gaps

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Microsoft's Rebecca Winter: HR makes the biggest d...

Microsoft talent management director for EMEA and Asia Rebecca Winter explains how HR can build a business which is in the middle of a major change pr...

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Odeon UCI’s Kathryn Pritchard: Stay true to the vision and values of your business

Business Transformation Odeon UCI’s Kathryn Pritchard: Stay true to the vision and values of your business

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Odeon UCI’s Kathryn Pritchard: Stay true to the vi...

Odeon and UCI Cinemas group chief people officer Kathryn Pritchard reveals how important it is to maintain strong, transparent communications during d...

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R&D spending trends highlight future global talent crunch

Digital Transformation R&D spending trends highlight future global talent crunch

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R&D spending trends highlight future global talent...

Organisational research and development investment is increasingly being directed towards software and services instead of product offerings, with a s...

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R&D spending trends highlight future global talent crunch

Digital Transformation R&D spending trends highlight future global talent crunch

4y Owain Thomas

R&D spending trends highlight future global talent...

Organisational research and development investment is increasingly being directed towards software and services instead of product offerings, with a s...

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Leadership must take responsibility for understanding the business case of diverse workplaces

Boardroom Relationships Leadership must take responsibility for understanding the business case of diverse workplaces

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Leadership must take responsibility for understand...

A representative group for leading businesses believes organisations should be focusing on building diverse workforces and that a strong business case...

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The perils of ignoring non-managerial staff

Diversity & Inclusion The perils of ignoring non-managerial staff

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The perils of ignoring non-managerial staff

Many organisations are damaging employee performance, productivity, engagement and retention by not considering the needs of their frontline staff. View article

How employers can embed diversity and inclusion practices

Diversity & Inclusion How employers can embed diversity and inclusion practices

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How employers can embed diversity and inclusion pr...

While the general support for diversity and inclusion has grown, the results don’t match the sentiment. Kate Headley considers how employers can turn ...

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Glassdoor: Moments of magic will build your brand

Employee Benefits Glassdoor: Moments of magic will build your brand

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Glassdoor: Moments of magic will build your brand

Organisations should use moments of magic to build their employer brand, increase engagement and become an employer of choice. View article

MOL Group uses technology to embrace the needs of a new generation

Boardroom Relationships MOL Group uses technology to embrace the needs of a new generation

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MOL Group uses technology to embrace the needs of ...

Addressing the needs of the youngest workers is one of the biggest challenges for businesses and HR professionals must play a key role. View article

Editor’s letter: Identifying leadership and management issues engages the workforce

Boardroom Relationships Editor’s letter: Identifying leadership and management issues engages the workforce

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Editor’s letter: Identifying leadership and manage...

It is becoming increasingly conclusive that management and leadership have a significant effect on the productivity of an organisation’s workforce. View article

Revealed: The importance of leadership and management in workforce productivity

Employee Engagement Revealed: The importance of leadership and management in workforce productivity

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Revealed: The importance of leadership and managem...

Evidence is emerging that shows leadership and management practice have a significant effect on organisation-level productivity no matter the business...

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McDonald’s shows business case for age diversity

Diversity & Inclusion McDonald’s shows business case for age diversity

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McDonald’s shows business case for age diversity

McDonald’s has found that customers and employees are happier where there is a multi-generational workforce. View article

Women denied high paying roles

Diversity & Inclusion Women denied high paying roles

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Women denied high paying roles

Women continue to be excluded from the highest earning positions in business while the overwhelming majority of finance chiefs agree they would promot...

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Tackling digital skills gap must be a priority

Digital HR Tackling digital skills gap must be a priority

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Tackling digital skills gap must be a priority

Digital technology is all about disruption. Yet if it’s not careful, it could be disrupted itself by a lack of leadership skills, argues Harry Gooding...

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The Apprenticeship Levy: Preparing for the known unknowns

Learning & Development The Apprenticeship Levy: Preparing for the known unknowns

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The Apprenticeship Levy: Preparing for the known u...

The apprenticeship levy could trigger an organisation-wide reassessment of recruitment and talent development. Employers who start preparing now can g...

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Analytics in action: How Linkedin accurately predicted future recruiting needs and saved millions

Digital Transformation Analytics in action: How Linkedin accurately predicted future recruiting needs and saved millions

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Analytics in action: How Linkedin accurately predi...

Linkedin's analytics team became self-funding for several years with just one successful project. View article

Analytics in action: Why Cisco and Thales re-located bases and saved £30m using data analysis

Business Transformation Analytics in action: Why Cisco and Thales re-located bases and saved £30m using data analysis

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Analytics in action: Why Cisco and Thales re-locat...

Cisco and Thales are using HR analytics to make major decisions in the structure of their organisations and manage recruitment needs. View article

Why the taboo of succession planning is leading global firms to reject internal CEO candidates

Boardroom Relationships Why the taboo of succession planning is leading global firms to reject internal CEO candidates

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Why the taboo of succession planning is leading gl...

The graphs that reveal why the world’s biggest companies are wrong to increasingly turn to external CEOs instead of promoting from within. View article

News in Brief: Are your staff resorting to training themselves? Where do EU fathers get the most paternity leave?

Employee Benefits News in Brief: Are your staff resorting to training themselves? Where do EU fathers get the most paternity leave?

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News in Brief: Are your staff resorting to trainin...

Workplace training programmes have become so bad that employees would rather do it themselves and what does paid paternity leave look like across the ...

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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

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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

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

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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 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

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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

Apprentice Levy slammed for dramatically increasing business costs

Talent Acquisition Apprentice Levy slammed for dramatically increasing business costs

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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

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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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