All items: Training and development

  • Why it is crucial to create leaders at all levels

    Date:
    12 September 2016

    The majority of organisations say it is crucial to have the right leadership in place for success, yet only 15% feel they're developing their managers properly. How can this be addressed?

  • Post-Brexit, L&D must be even more responsive

    Date:
    31 August 2016

    At a time of significant and perhaps even unprecedented change since the EU referendum, it is more important than ever for L&D to be responsive to fast-evolving business needs.

  • After A-levels: can we get over the careers advice gap?

    Date:
    21 August 2013

    The British Chambers of Commerce has argued that the Government places too much emphasis on exams. Betsy Kendall, COO of business psychology firm OPP, asks: how can employers and higher education institutes find out what motivates their future recruits beyond their exam results?

  • How maternity coaching can attract and retain female talent

    Date:
    11 January 2012

    Targeted coaching for mothers can ensure a smooth return to work after maternity leave, and help employers attract and retain valued female employees. XpertHR examines this rising trend and looks at what is on offer to help support new fathers.

  • Talent management's role in a time of recession

    Date:
    13 August 2009

    Economic downturns and recessions threaten the HR budgets that underpin effective talent management; three recent research studies shed light on how talent management is surviving and evolving during these challenging times, and how it could help employers take best advantage of an upturn.

  • Key trends and issues in employers' use of behavioural competencies

    Date:
    30 March 2009

    Consultant John Milsom explores the latest trends and future relevance of employers' use of behavioural competency frameworks, such as their valuable role in communicating corporate values and objectives, and in fostering employee engagement.

  • Benchmarking labour turnover, 2006 (1)

    Date:
    17 February 2006

    Our two-part guide to labour turnover starts with coverage of the business case for managing turnover, the ways of doing so, and how to make benchmarking comparisons.

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