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International employer brands ‘attract quantity not quality’

Strategy creates selection headache for HR, says researchGlobal employers are failing to attract the right mix of talent because of unappealing or confusing employer brands, according to advisory firm CEB.More than three-quarters of companies around the ... [Published People Management Online - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Danger zone An engineering firm rethinks health and safety training

Sometimes it takes impossibly trying circumstances to bring about genuine change. For Stadco, the death of an employee at its Shrewsbury factory in 2010 proved a turning point from which the company has fundamentally revolutionised its approach to health ... [Published People Management Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Employers increase level of support for young jobseekers, finds CIPD

Targeted career development and improved engagement help 18 to 24 year old jobseekersEmployers are beginning to adjust their recruitment practices to make them more youth-friendly a report from the CIPD has said.The research found there is a distinct ... [Published People Management Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Legal opinion says morbid obesity can be a disability

Will the EU court agree that being grossly overweight qualifies for discrimination protection?Obesity can constitute a disability within the scope of the equal treatment framework directive, according to the Advocate General (AG) of the European court. ... [Published People Management Online - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ey Up! Yorkshire’s Tour de Force

Resilience is the main factor in success and the people of this northern county have it in spades, argues John P WilsonWhat is it about Yorkshire which inspired 2.5 million highly enthusiastic people, half the county’s population, to turn out and watch ... [Published People Management Online - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Compulsory equal pay reports proposed by Liberal Democrats

Gender pay gaps stay high on political agenda ahead of 2015 electionEmployers with more than 250 staff would be legally required to publish the extent of their gender pay gap under plans in the Liberal Democrat’s manifesto, announced last week.The party ... [Published People Management Online - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Advertising feature L&D is increasingly recognising the importance of ROI, but there’s a problem

We are seeing a significant shift towards greater integration with the business and more awareness and recognition of the importance of evaluating business impact’.These are positive trends and it’s good to see that more L&D functions are aware of the ... [Published People Management Online - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Cameron’s strike law reforms ‘simply potty’, says Cable

Conservatives pledge to tighten industrial relations legislationThe Conservative Party has outlined plans to tighten the law on strike ballots if it wins the 2015 general election.As part of its manifesto, the Party has drawn up measures to bring industrial ... [Published People Management Online - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Why employers should not underestimate whistleblowing reforms

Senior managers will be personally liable if whistleblowers are harassed at workRelatively few employers have experienced whistleblowing allegations and the subject has simply not caught the interest of the majority of them. There were just 142 responses ... [Published People Management Online - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The language of change needs a revamp

With employee health and engagement at stake, the words HR uses have never been more important, says Grace LewisIt’s a term bandied about by most HR professionals, but what does ‘well-being’ actually mean?It’s not often that it reaches the top of the ... [Published People Management Online - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dealing with lies in job applications

How can employers protect themselves when candidates embellish or fabricate their CVs?In difficult economic times, job applicants may try to gain a competitive edge by embellishing their achievements or omitting potentially damaging information from their ... [Published People Management Online - Jul 15 2014]
Entities: Dismissal, Criminal, Fraud
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Police recruiters consider people with minor convictions

Met Police aim for diversity in drive to hire 5,000 constables by 2016The Metropolitan Police has announced it is relaxing strict recruitment rules to allow people with minor convictions to apply to the service.In an effort to achieve a “more balanced ... [Published People Management Online - Jul 15 2014]

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Mike Thompson, director (early careers) at Barclays, said:   "At Barclays we have radically changed our approach to talent management and youth employment over the last two years. What we wanted was a complete culture change to address the fact that we had got out of the habit of bringing in and developing young people, especially those without academic qualifications."
Tour commentators acknowledge the effort required by competitors require, with one pundit describing its gruelling demands like this: "This is a very steep climb. You can't see it, but, their legs will tell you. Watch how they wobble, watch as they crack one by one..."
However, business minister Matthew Hancock, said: "Our long-term economic plan is about building a stronger, more competitive Britain so we secure our country's future."
"Real equality means fair pay. It’s time to accept that the voluntary approach does not go far or fast enough,” he said."

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International employer brands ‘attract quantity... [Published People Management Online - 1 hour ago]
Danger zone An engineering firm rethinks health... [Published People Management Online - Jul 23 2014]
Employers increase level of support for young j... [Published People Management Online - Jul 23 2014]
Ey Up! Yorkshire’s Tour de Force [Published People Management Online - Jul 21 2014]
Cameron’s strike law reforms ‘simply potty’, sa... [Published People Management Online - Jul 21 2014]
Compulsory equal pay reports proposed by Libera... [Published People Management Online - Jul 21 2014]
Legal opinion says morbid obesity can be a disa... [Published People Management Online - Jul 21 2014]
Advertising feature L&D is increasingly recogni... [Published People Management Online - Jul 21 2014]
The language of change needs a revamp [Published People Management Online - Jul 18 2014]
Why employers should not underestimate whistleb... [Published People Management Online - Jul 18 2014]
Dealing with lies in job applications [Published People Management Online - Jul 15 2014]
Police recruiters consider people with minor co... [Published People Management Online - Jul 15 2014]
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Millions face unemployment ‘twilight zone’, say... [Published People Management Online - Jul 08 2014]
CIPD Manifesto for Work calls for shift in empl... [Published People Management Online - Jul 07 2014]
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