Human Resources Blog

The 8 Most Essential Skills in 2024

HR professionals play a pivotal role in the operations of organisations across the world, so having skilled HR teams is imperative for companies to reach success in 2024, while allowing those in the role to navigate it with ease and thrive.

Random Acts of Kindness Day 2024: How You Can Help Spread the Joy

Random Acts of Kindness Day 2024 is fast approaching, an annual event that falls on February 17th each year.

10 Essential HR Tools for 2024

Tools define what makes us human. They're also pretty useful for supercharging your efficiency at work. Here are 10 essential HR tools for 2024.

CIPD Learner Stories: Harriet Brown

Harriet was able to secure a promotion following the completion of the Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management. Find out how she gets on in her Learner Story.

7 Tips for Managing Employee Retention 2024

As employee priorities change, life and work are becoming quite distinct in importance, leading many to re-evaluate their motivations to stay in a job. For that, companies must introduce new employee retention strategies to meet the workforce's rising demands and minimise turnover.

What Does a Great HR Advisor Look Like?

HR advisors play a pivotal role in many organisations. Working hand-in-hand with HR managers, HR advisors are responsible in helping their company reach its organisational objectives by providing guidance through their knowledge and expertise of the HR industry.

HR Hauntings: Your Real Office Horror Stories

HR departments are witness everything from hilarity to horror in an organisation. In this blog, we focus on the horror. Here are your HR office horror stories!

How Do I Get My First Job in HR or L&D?

Gaining a job HR or L&D can be a lucrative and fulfilling career, however there's great competition in the hiring process. This blog explores how you can get your first role in one of the two industries, with a breakdown of the steps you could follow to increase your potential.

Trending HR 2023 Topics Roundup (& 2024's Forecast)

With 2023 nearly over, we look at the key HR topics that have been trending over the year — and look to what could be trending in 2024.

A Day in the Life of an HR Manager

Eager to find out a HR manager does all day? We put ourselves in their shoes and explore a day in the life of a HR manager in this blog.