HR function

Index here items on HR’s role in building organisational capability, HR leadership, improving the HR function, HR transformation, managing the HR department, HR metrics, HR audits and benchmarking, HR planning, shared services and HR outsourcing, HR competencies, HR managers, HR directors, HR brand and HR consultants.

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    Review: Hidden Figures

    The untold story of black women working at NASA in the 1960s challenges HR to ask if it’s doing enough to support women and minorities, writes Cathryn Newbery That Hidden Figures has been nominated for a clutch of...

    Lucy Adams: ‘A new process isn’t the answer’

    The former BBC HR director tells People Management why it’s time to challenge HR’s role as a ‘parent’ to employees In the March issue of People Management , former BBC HR director Lucy Adams –...

    Looking for HR and payroll software? This free masterclass will show you how

    The HR software masterclass is back in 2017. Looking for new HR and payroll software can be a difficult and lengthy task, so why not register for this FREE masterclass to help you through your procurement process? Following...

    CEO or consultant?

    When you’re an HR high-flier, the world is full of options – but two of the most popular are going it alone as a consultant and reaching the top job as CEO. People Management meets those who’ve travelled...

    Q&A: Lucy Adams

    Lucy Adams has recast herself as a tough-talking consultant asking difficult questions about the future of HR. We posed a few of our own – on the BBC, the tabloids and the death of the HR manual There was a point...

    How to manage global relocation

    The tricky logistics of global mobility – and HR’s crucial role in getting it right Taking up a posting in a different country ought to be a time of joyous discovery and broadening horizons. Try telling that...

    Who I am: Laura Guttfield

    HR business partner at ITN Productions and ITN Technology I’m one of those awful people who really loves their job. It gives me the autonomy I want, which is so important because managing HR for two divisions requires...

    Meet the HR leaders: Michelle Nolan

    What makes a great HR professional? Getting to know the company you work for. In my new role, I want to work in every department to really understand how it functions because that’s how to make sure HR adds value...

    Meet the HR leaders: Dr Stephen Moir

    What makes a great HR leader? A lot of what good HR directors do doesn’t get seen – HR doesn’t celebrate its achievements as much as it should, despite the fact that we tend to be good at delivering for...

    Meet the HR leaders: Jill Shedden

    How much active career planning have you undertaken throughout your career? The honest answer is none; I’m not one of those people who had a career plan – it’s just not the way I thought about my work...