• RE: People think HR is...

    Yes, one of my neighbours said this.
  • People think HR is...

    Half serious, and half tongue-in-cheek - what attitudes, misunderstandings, stereotypes and so on have you come across regarding the HR profession? I know there are some funny ideas out there as well as more serious misunderstandings. Does your family…

  • Making the move to HR Manager

    Hi,

    Has anyone got any advice, or would be willing to share their own story, of moving up to an HR Manager role please?

    I am an HRBP, and keen to progress my career, but all the HR Manager vacancies either seem to be stand-alone HR roles at small companies…

  • RE: How to become an HRBP

    I've found TUPE and union experience to be a common requirement for HRBP roles - this is where I fall down in my interviews as my experience in these areas is limited.
  • RE: The HR career journey - from a different starting line

    Hi David,

    As you are working in an SME with no HR presence - can you try to take on the HR role and gain experience that way. I did this (worked in a small company and wore a large number of hats!) to start gaining experience, which then enabled me to…
  • RE: Building Accessibility

    I don't from work, but I volunteer at a Listed building and there are quite a lot of restrictions on what they've been able to do. They have non-fixed ramps at main entries but do not have good access to anywhere other than ground floor. There is a disabled…
  • RE: HR Volunteering

    Hi Yeta, which area do you live in as we are looking for an intern for a couple of weeks?
  • RE: ** Caption competition - #2 **

    Leadership development day 1: elf-confidence
  • RE: Foreign languages in the workplace

    I've worked in two very multicultural environments - to the extent that English mother tongue speakers were a minority. In both, the rule was English to be spoken during work time, but speak what you like during your breaks.
  • RE: Prayer Rooms/Time Off

    I think it needs to work around normal break allowances or working extra time in return (prayer times are often set times so can't always be done at lunchtime for example, but then the time taken should be made up). It's similar to a couple of Jewish…