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  • Six key takeaways from the 2023 CIPD conference

    13 November 2023

    The people profession is operating in a "VUCA world on steroids" (VUCA = volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity). So said CEO Peter Cheese as he welcomed around 1,300 delegates to the 2023 CIPD conference in Manchester.

  • Developing performance: Five steps to unlocking your workforce's full potential

    6 July 2023

    Organisations benefit when employees contribute ideas, innovate and use creativity to find solutions. But how do you unlock your people's full potential? They need to be stretched, challenged, supported and developed. We set out the five steps to achieving this.

  • 2023 predictions for HR: From "quiet hiring" to help with healing

    4 January 2023

    Analyst company Gartner has issued its top 2023 predictions for HR leaders, and the appearance of hybrid working and expanding talent pools will come as no surprise.

  • Strategic HR in focus: How senior leaders can implement work architecture model

    25 October 2022

    The traditional system of job architecture based on jobs and jobholders is inadequate for employers that want to increase human-centricity, upgrade the employee experience, attract and retain top talent, and improve organisational responsiveness to emerging social and political factors, writes XpertHR senior analyst, HR strategy and insights, Laci Loew.

  • Strategic HR in focus: Why it is time for employers to adopt work architecture model

    6 October 2022

    More than ever before, workers search for purpose in the workplace, seek work that makes an impact, and expect internal talent mobility that utilises their unique strengths and capabilities, says XpertHR senior analyst, HR strategy and insights, Laci Loew.

  • "Quiet quitting": Five things for employers to think about

    7 September 2022

    The unique combination of the coronavirus pandemic, deteriorating economic conditions, rise in flexible working (particularly hybrid/remote working) and increased awareness of the importance of maintaining wellbeing/good mental health has seen the concept of "quiet quitting" gaining traction. What steps - if any - should employers take to tackle this phenomenon?

  • Employee engagement and the employee experience

    7 February 2022

    Employee engagement and employee experience are two terms often used in the same breath, but really shouldn't be, says Trevor Merriden. Both have a role to play in any successful organisation, but the meaning and significance of each has diverged since the coronavirus pandemic began, as he explains.

  • FTSE 350 companies "could do better" on employee voice

    25 May 2021

    Many major companies treat their corporate governance responsibilities on workforce representation as a "tick-box exercise" according to a review of current practices by the Involvement and Participation Association.

  • Going beyond "thank you" to recognise staff during the coronavirus pandemic

    30 April 2020

    As we come to the end of six weeks of coronavirus lockdown, HR reports that employee engagement is high. But what are the most innovative employers doing to maintain this?

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