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We need to talk about skills

By  2 days ago

The skills of our workforces are critical to productivity, innovation and growth. With the advances of technology, changes in the workplace, and projections for the future, many are predicting that up to half the jobs we do today could disappear in the...

Trust us, we know all about trust

By  2 days ago

By Laura Harrison, Strategy and Transformation Director, CIPD “Put your trust in me…” has been the call from our prime minister over the last few days as she embarks upon the election campaign that we trusted her not to call until ...

Making the most of your CIPD membership

By  20 Apr, 2017 11:03

By Hassan Jugoo, Assoc CIPD, Student Development Executive, CIPD – (Studied a Level 3 Certificate in Human Resources Practice) Ever wondered what benefits there are to being a CIPD member? Being a member of a professional body offers many benefits...

Your questions answered (part two)

By  18 Apr, 2017 11:49

Following the CIPD London Student Conference, we asked two of our speakers, Perry Timms, PTHR CEO and Vilma Nikolaidou, Head of OD-Leadership and Culture, Tate, to answer some of your burning questions we couldn't get round to during our panel discussion...

Because professionalism matters

By  13 Apr, 2017 11:35

I've written before on the subject of the CIPD principles, in a post on my own blog . Now that the CIPD has published its principles and is plugging them to high heaven, I thought I'd do another one - not necessarily a sequel, instead consider...

Not such an ordinary Wednesday

By  7 Apr, 2017 08:00

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, didn’t start out as being a big day for UK news. It was the 88th day in the Gregorian calendar, and Elle Macpherson celebrated her birthday, and then it all got a bit more serious as Teresa May triggered article 50 of ...

The art of hearing diverse voices

By  6 Apr, 2017 14:12

By Louisa Baczor, CIPD Research Associate Our mission at the CIPD is to help ensure that work is a force for good that benefits everyone – businesses, individuals, economies and society. To achieve that, we believe the future of work needs to b...

Time to act on depression

By  6 Apr, 2017 11:07

It’s with good reason that the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) World Health Day on 7 April will focus on depression. Depression is the largest cause of disability worldwide and, at worst, can lead to suicide, says the WHO. More ...

Human Capital Reporting recognised by UK government

By  5 Apr, 2017 11:28

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee has today published its report on Corporate Governance , in which it makes key recommendations to improve the way organisations talk about their human capital. This is a great...

Investing in people: What comes first - the chicken or the egg?

By  3 Apr, 2017 10:41

If leaders truly believe that people, and more precisely their knowledge and skills, are the most important asset available to our organisations, we need to develop a clear way to articulate the value of knowledge and skills to help investors, employees...