Daily Archives: July 11, 2011

Men see themselves as much the victims of gender discrimination as women, survey reveals

One in six workers in the UK – 17% – believe that men and women are treated differently in the workplace, according to the annual Attitudes to Work study from IFF Research. The study of 460 employees found that 12% … Continue reading

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Leadership: The bland leading the bland? Time to get radical

Is leadership a procession of passing fads, or a rare bird HR can never capture? From Sony to Yell, companies are seeking to create waves Forming their rock bands from scratch (and in just 48-hours) was probably the easy bit. … Continue reading

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Social media: the death of the external recruiter?

With HR teams under pressure to cut costs, yet still deliver a quality of hire, many are bringing some, if not all of their recruitment in house. With advancements in web 2.0 over recent years, social recruiting is gaining pace, … Continue reading

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Education system needs to focus on preparing students for work, according to Centre for Social Justice report

Poor work attitudes among the long-term unemployed are the major barrier to tackling Britain’s jobless crisis, according to a new report from not-for-profit think tank the Centre for Social Justice. Based on a survey and extensive interviews with employers, the … Continue reading

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PM to press ahead with public service reform – but is this the right approach?

David Cameron will vow today to press ahead with plans to open up public services to private providers as he publishes the Government’s long-awaited reform blueprint. The Prime Minister will present the shake-up as a “people power” revolution that will … Continue reading

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