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    Personnel Today Awards 2020: HR Director of the Year shortlist

    Fiona Deal of Network Homes collects her HR Director of the Year award in 2019. With just days until the winners of the Personnel Today Awards are announced, we profile the shortlist for one of the most hotly-contested categories: HR Director of the Year.  Dylan Wickenden, EMCOR UK EMCOR UK is a facilities management company. […] More

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    Building skills the top priority for HR leaders in 2021

    HR leaders were asked to list their priorities. Photo: Shutterstock HR leaders’ top priority for 2021 is to add critical skills, once the immediate threat of the Covid-19 crisis recedes, a prominent study has found, while questions emerge over trust in and quality of senior management. According to global business analyst and consultancy Gartner in […] More

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    Tech and transport leaders join Personnel Today webinar panel

    Wednesday 11 November 2020, 10:00 GMT (11:00 CET) Directors from First Group and video technology provider Synamedia are to join the discussion panel for Personnel Today’s upcoming webinar, “How does HR navigate new workplace norms?” Shauna O’Handley, SVP of global people solutions for Synamedia, and Andy Frith, IT applications director at First Group, join David […] More

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    Personnel Today Awards 2020: Change Management Award shortlist

    Great Western Railway accept the Managing Change Award at the 2019 Personnel Today Awards. The Personnel Today Awards take place in just a few weeks. As part of our ongoing coverage of the shortlisted finalists, we look at those in line for this year’s Change Management Award. Bupa At the start of 2019, Bupa felt […] More

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    Tapping into tech: How agile HR leadership drives resilience (webinar)

    Shutterstock Tuesday 24 November 2020, 2:00pm GMT How many times have you pivoted your HR strategy this year? With profound disruption and challenges, HR and People leaders have had to steer organisations through unprecedented change, and adapt and pivot repeatedly as a result. This is despite the fact that, before the global pandemic, less than […] More

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    How does HR navigate new workplace norms? (webinar)

    Wednesday 11 November 2020, 10:00 GMT (11:00 CET) Everyone’s referring to ‘the new normal’ but what do we actually mean and what are the practical implications for HR and L&D teams? As societies learn to control the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses are learning to adjust to new ways of working and emerging strategies in people management. […] More

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    WEF: Half of all work tasks to be automated

    Roles where human interaction is important, in sectors such as care, will increaseShutterstock Half of all work tasks will be handled by machines by 2025 – but inequality will worsen as a result – according to the World Economic Forum.The WEF’s latest forecast into the impact of automation said a “robot revolution” would create 97 […] More

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    ReimagineHR: Expect a new employment deal post-Covid, says Gartner

    Boundaries between work and life have blurred, and employers must find new ways to engageShutterstock Employees’ capacity to deal with change is around half what it was in 2019 as they deal with increased worries around the economy, job security and the health of their loved ones, according to analyst firm Gartner. Discussing how the […] More