About Gary Cookson
Gary is currently Associate HR Director for the Disclosure & Barring Service. Prior to that, he was HR Director at Trafford College and before that Group HR & OD Integration Lead for The Torus Group. He was also Head of HR & OD for Golden Gates Housing Trust for 11 years, and also has experience of working in HR roles in a call centre, a national charity and an international pharmaceuticals company.
Hardly a week goes by without another article about how performance management is changing and how the annual appraisal is dead. Indeed, I blogged about my own thoughts on this around a year ago.
Article by 6 July 2017
In this blog I'll discuss the importance of creating the right experience for new employees during the onboarding and induction period. In this phase, future levels of engagement by that employee are either set upon a solid foundation or are doomed to failure.
Article by 29 June 2017
If we have access to more and more information about our health and wellbeing, and access to lots of research ... View Article
Article by 25 April 2016
It seems to be a common occurrence that few organisations can pull off a successful merger, acquisition or general coming ... View Article
Article by 6 January 2016