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Interview with Julie Armstrong, HR Director – Thomas Cook Airlines

As part of Ashley Kate HR’s ongoing commitment to facilitate the coming together of HR professionals throughout the UK in order to promote shared learning and development within the industry Kim MacNamara Business Development Director of Ashley Kate HR interviewed Julie Armstrong HR Director of Thomas Cook Airlines to discuss engagement and how to successfully drive initiatives across a European agenda.

Article by: | Published: 24 June 2016

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Ten signs you’re a terrible boss

As a boss, are you more Captain Kirk or Miranda Priestly? Meryl Streep’s character in the Devil Wears Prada perfectly is dismissive, demanding, mercurial and extremely rude. So are you a Miranda? Answer ‘no’ to 7 or more and chances are you may well be due for an overhaul of your management techniques.

Article by: | Published: 22 June 2016

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Fifty-one million on the dark web

51 million user credentials purporting to be from the now-defunct iMesh – once the third-largest peer-to-peer filesharing website in the US. Listed on a dark web-based marketplace called The Real Deal, the hacker, under the pseudonym Peace, is attempting to shift the dataset containing 51,310,759 records for 0.5 bitcoin, which is the equivalent of £245 ($350).

Article by: | Published: 21 June 2016

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London HR Summit celebrates 10 years of success

Launched by Forum Events in 2006, the London HR Summit celebrates its 10th anniversary this September. Over its 10 year lifespan, the event has consistently brought together prominent industry figures, keynote speakers and some of the biggest names in the industry for an unparalleled two days of face-to-face meetings, educational seminars and networking.

Article by: | Published: 14 June 2016

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Risk and the board

A key role of the board is to determine the nature and extent of the risks the organisation faces, and to formulate and approve the organisation’s approach to managing and mitigating those risks.

Article by: | Published: 13 June 2016

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The key to recruiting and retaining the next generation of leaders

Representing one of the largest segments of the workforce, millennials are the next generation of leaders. Ambitious, this group come with their own set of values which must be understood if HR departments are to effectively recruit and retain them. Here Andrew Firth, CEO Wealth Wizards, gives us the low-down on what organisations need to do to attract the younger generation, and what will motivate them to stay.

Article by: | Published: 9 June 2016