Career planning

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  • Careers guidance failings "unacceptable" say MPs

    Date:
    2 November 2016
    Type:
    News

    Government failure to address inadequacies in careers guidance is "unacceptable", according to the chairs of the Education, Skills and the Economy Committee.

  • Skills gap exacerbated by "inadequate" careers advice

    Date:
    7 July 2016
    Type:
    News

    "Patchy" and inadequate career advice resulting from Government policy is worsening the skills gap in the jobs market and damaging the economy.

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

    Date:
    21 August 2013
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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?

  • Retaining staff

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guidance identifying the steps that employers can take to establish an employee retention strategy. It covers the range of initiatives that can be developed to address staff turnover problems and improve retention rates.

  • Career planning policy

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model career planning policy.

  • HR careers survey 2011: advancing in the profession

    Date:
    10 November 2011
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Experience gained through generalist HR roles is the key factor in progressing a career in the field and lack of senior HR opportunities is the biggest barrier, XpertHR research finds.

  • What support could an employer give to an employee who has been unsuccessful in an application for a promotion?

    Type:
    FAQs

  • Promoting employees

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guidance discussing the steps that employers can take to advance business aims by following good practice when promoting employees, including promoting employees through internal recruitment for a vacant role and developing employees to motivate them where no obvious vacancy exists.

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