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The New Profession Map: putting evidence at the centre of the people profession

By  9 hours ago

At this year’s CIPD Annual Conference we launched our new Profession Map the next evolution in our framework for evolving the profession and championing better work and working lives. To me the new profession map is a step-change upwards in capability...

HSE Message to employers about work-related stress – let’s start the conversation

By  12 Nov, 2018 16:55

The recent work-related stress statistics published by HSE seem to have raised some eyebrows given the higher numbers of days lost to work related stress (57% of all days lost to ill health); but for those of us who have been involved in trying to ta...

Our new Profession Map

By  7 Nov, 2018 08:23

Today we will be sharing our new Profession Map for the first time with thousands of people professionals at our Annual Conference and Exhibition . The Map sets out the international standard for practitioners to make their greatest impact and thrive...

The People Profession in 2018

By  5 Nov, 2018 09:00

By Louisa Baczor , Research Advisor at the CIPD The role of people professionals is diversifying and becoming more complex. As organisations become increasingly agile and rely more on contractors and remote workers to meet immediate business need...

‘Good work’ for all: celebrating Living Wage Week

By  2 Nov, 2018 16:46

By Olga Jadinskaja, Project Manager of the CIPD's Living Wage pilot. CIPD is joining the annual celebration of the Living Wage movement in the UK. It works with employers to drive positive change in their workplaces, so more employees receive fai...

The Blawg: Who’s responsible for employees’ wrongdoings?

By  1 Nov, 2018 15:46

By Jill Evans, Law Content Analyst Consider this scenario. One of your employees maliciously posts the payroll data of 100,000 staff – names and addresses, bank account details and salaries – to a file sharing website. He also sends the...

It’s time to properly support workplace Returners

By  18 Oct, 2018 10:05

By Claire McCartney, Diversity and Inclusion Adviser, CIPD The focus of both employers and the Government on supporting workplace Returners has been growing in recent months. Workplace returners represent valuable talent for organisations and it make...

Apprentice Blog: Week 2: Don’t pitch yourself up to fail

By  15 Oct, 2018 15:00

The second task in what Lord Sugar ominously calls “the process” was about designing a comic. The grizzled entrepreneur spots opportunities few can see the need for, which is probably why he developed the email phone. But a tablet compatible...

How effective is HR at conducting people analytics? A south-east Asia focus

By  15 Oct, 2018 08:30

People analytics is commonly recognised as one of the most important emerging practices in HR, and in south-east Asia the use of data and insights has been a hot topic in HR for a number of years . With increasing amounts of data readily available in...

Meanwhile on the Apprentice. There really IS no I in team. Follow the leader

By  11 Oct, 2018 16:23

I am an avid watcher of the series for all its shortcomings. I will highlight the great stuff the contestants do when skilful as well as the epic skill fails , which they all demonstrate and which hold them back. I will call out my winner after week 3...