Our survey among HR professionals, with 557 respondents, explores how people entered the profession, the qualifications they hold and the barriers they have experienced in career progression.
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?
While the majority of the 668 respondents to our HR careers survey told us that they chose their career in the profession "by chance", most would opt for HR all over again. Our research also found that HR practitioners view professional qualifications as more important for advancing in HR than starting out in the profession.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to academic qualifications.