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  • Succession planning: driving success in gender diversity

    Date:
    24 September 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Poor succession planning for leadership positions could be contributing to the limited progress in achieving gender balance. Brett Moffatt explains how organisations could benefit from developing female leaders before top vacancies become available.

  • Financial services: How to resolve your top three HR challenges

    Date:
    30 August 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    With Brexit looming and AI threatening to replace roles, assessment now has a broader role to play in resolving key talent challenges in the financial services sector, says Andreas Lohff.

  • Take part in our learning priorities and leadership development survey

    Date:
    21 August 2018
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR is carrying out research into organisations' priorities for learning and development in the year ahead and focuses on current practice in leadership development.

  • Minister proposes military-style college for prison governors

    Date:
    20 August 2018
    Type:
    News

    Prisons minister Rory Stewart has called for military involvement in improving the leadership and management skills of prison governors, a proposal that has drawn a sceptical response from the Prison Reform Trust.

  • Development opportunities need manager buy-in to succeed

    Date:
    23 July 2018
    Type:
    News

    HR practices that aim to develop employees' skills for current or future roles will only be successful with the support of line managers, a study has found.

  • How to grow leaders fast without risking burnout

    Date:
    2 July 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Faced with growing uncertainty and rapid change, organisations need to develop leadership capabilities at speed. But that does not come without risk. Jo Faragher spoke to leadership expert Ines Wichert about her new book and how businesses can support leaders to grow without overstretching them.

  • Why it's time to shake-up leadership training

    Date:
    23 May 2018
    Type:
    News

    To develop leaders with the talent to tackle tomorrow's challenges, employers need to ensure the skills of all of their staff are refined. Ashleigh Wight reports from Skillsoft's 2018 EMEA Perspectives conference.

  • Five principles of high-performing teams

    Date:
    21 May 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    In a volatile environment, organisations need teams that are engaged, productive and know what they're working towards. How can we inspire team leaders to get the best out of their people?

  • Should business leaders insist on 'inclusion riders'?

    Date:
    13 March 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Frances McDormand called for 'inclusion riders' to become a feature of Hollywood business deals at the Oscars earlier this month. When prominent leaders speak up for diversity and become active role models, everybody benefits, says Dr Simon Hayward of Cirrus.

  • Employers failing to develop future leadership society needs

    Date:
    6 March 2018
    Type:
    News

    Employers are failing to develop the leadership needed to address challenges such as climate change and wealth inequality, according to research from the University of Cambridge.

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