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The art of sales? Training programmes that deliver

The sales function is of course such a critical part of their business growth strategy and research shows that while most businesses recognise the need to continually develop that resource, they aren’t always clear how to do it.

Article by: Samantha Caine, Client Services Director – Business Linked Teams. | Published: 23 September 2017

Re-location, re-location, re-location

Political and economic uncertainty is causing people to think harder about re-locating to new jobs abroad. How can the life sciences sector meet the challenge? By Alex Bennett, CEO, The RSA Group.

Article by: Alex Bennett | Published: 22 September 2017

Get up and go has got up and gone

Vitality levels among executives in global companies are disconcertingly low, according to respondents of the 2017 Benchmark Study on Organisational Vitality, conducted by Borderless ResearchSM. Article from Niels-Peter Van Doorn.

Article by: Niels-Peter Van Doorn | Published: 22 September 2017

Can STEM talent shortage be stemmed?

Britain’s STEM skills shortage is easing, with candidates’ appetite for STEM jobs now reaching 90 percent of the number of vacancies. Comment Mariano Mamertino, EMEA economist at the global job site, Indeed.

Article by: Indeed | Published: 21 September 2017

I want my EVP

One of the greatest assets of your business walks out the door every night. What are you doing to get them to return next day inspired, motivated, and enthused to be the best they can be? From Royston Guest, CEO of Pti-Worldwide.

Article by: Royston Guest | Published: 21 September 2017

Why is shared parental leave not being taken?

Partly due to the cultural stigma of taking time off work, as pace of change accelerates, just 8,700 new parents took advantage of the Shared Parental Leave system in 2016/17* making up less than one percent of the number of parents eligible, according to research by EMW, the commercial law firm. Comment Jon Taylor, Principal - EMW.

Article by: EMW | Published: 20 September 2017

Stand-up or fall – the future of HR in jeopardy

I have worked as an HR practitioner for almost five decades as well as holding CEO roles in a number of consultancies and business service organisations.

Article by: Dr Hugh Billot. | Published: 20 September 2017

Tales of the unexpected

We all expect our insurance policies to pay out when we need them and group risk (employer-sponsored life assurance, income protection and critical illness) is no exception to this, but do you know what else they do? From Katharine Moxham, spokesperson for Group Risk Development (GRiD).

Article by: Katharine Moxham | Published: 19 September 2017

The new wave – rise of the Employee Relations Officer

Everyone has heard of Human Resources, it’s a job role we’re all familiar with. In the past, this role revolved around policy and process, rather than getting involved deeper into the business itself. Article by Jason Brannan, Head of Strategic and Operational Human Resources at North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Article by: Jason Brannan | Published: 19 September 2017

Choose the right candidates for international postings

Sending employees to live and work abroad enhances their cross-cultural experience and helps multinational organisations to improve their global coordination. Richard Justenhoven is Product Director at international talent measurement and assessment specialist cut-e.

Article by: Richard Justenhoven | Published: 18 September 2017