Blogging about the issues that matter to HR and L&D
By Peter Cheese, CEO, CIPD
There's little doubt that we'll all see a lot of change in the next 10 years. Much is uncertain and hard to predict, although we can see many of the drivers for change now. From the acceleration of technology in all aspects of business and in our lives, to significant social and political shifts...
14 Jan, 2020 10:55
13 Nov, 2019 15:26
Today the penultimate Hampton-Alexander review update was published. So, what progress has been made towards achieving gender balance at the top of UK business in 2019?
Overall, it’s positive news as momentum continues towards achievement of the goal...
11 Nov, 2019 10:51
The CIPD annual Health and Well-being at Work survey , in partnership with Simplyhealth, is now open! We are grateful to every individual who takes the time to complete this short online survey and contributes to our work on this important agenda. Your...
31 Oct, 2019 16:40
When I returned to the world of HR after two years in the non-HR wilderness, many of my former contacts asked me what had changed about the profession in my time away. My answer: materially not that much, but what had shifted hugely was the context. ...
CIPD Member Blog
30 Oct, 2019 13:39
By Oli Howard, Membership Strategy Lead.
As an organisation, the CIPD is committed to becoming more environmentally conscious. We’re working with our staff, members, partners and stakeholders on our approach to sustainability across all our activities...
25 Oct, 2019 06:53
First things first: very few people actively like networking. Even those of us who are naturally good at it don’t joyfully bounce into a room full of strangers, thinking ‘great, these are friends/colleagues/clients I haven’t met yet...
CIPD Member Blog
24 Oct, 2019 13:57
By CIPD's Richard Goldsbrough, Senior Membership Manager. I am now into my last week with the CIPD, having worked in the membership development team here for just over 5 years. In that time I’ve been incredibly lucky to get a real insight into the HR...
Profession for the Future
23 Oct, 2019 14:00
Steps Ahead Mentoring (SAM) is CIPD’s flagship volunteer programme aimed at supporting jobseekers (18-24 year olds, and Parent and Carers looking to enter or return to the workforce) to move closer to employment through one-to-one mentoring.&nb...
22 Oct, 2019 11:53
By John McGurk, currently on sabbatical from the CIPD Proper teaching started on the 10th of September It has been a full‐on, roller-coaster learning experience since then. We started off with probably the most challenging learning experience any of...
22 Oct, 2019 08:46
By Brad Taylor, Director of People and OD at the CIPD. Within organisations across the UK, there is a growing need to support the mental health of their employees. In the last year, 39% of UK employees experienced mental-ill-health where work was a contributing...
17 Oct, 2019 23:05
By Rachel Suff and Claire McCartney, advisers at the CIPD The menopause is an urgent workplace issue that all employers should be taking seriously. Half the workforce is female, which means half the workforce will go through the menopause at some stage...
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