Category Archives: Guest Speaker Blog

How to increase employee engagement in 5 easy steps - Guest Article by Ben Maddock

How to Increase Employee Engagement in 5 Easy Steps Whilst HR colleagues have always understood the value of employee engagement, over the past few years senior managers and business owners have also started to wake up to the importance of … Continue reading

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Guest Article 'People - The New Transformation' By Sarah Storm

 People – the new Transformation In January we generally see a plethora of articles about the latest trends in HR, L&D, recruitment and leadership development. In fact, when I think about it, it seems that we’re constantly being urged to … Continue reading

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Ashley Kate newsletter article – April 2017 - Guest Blog by Lindsay Allen

Playing to our strengths Most organisations have been wrestling with the idea of “doing more with less” for some time, and the need to deal with reduced funding, uncertainty and short term shareholder interests isn’t going to change anytime soon.   … Continue reading

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Recruitment - Let's face it, candidates are just a money shaped number to us recruiters! By Kirsty Forsyth

Firstly, I’m glad the rather outlandish article title got you to open the link and read on. Secondly, I was of course lying! (please note the ‘I’ here). While I may be relatively new to the game of recruitment in … Continue reading

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Apprenticeships in Retail – Learning from the Best - Guest Article by Amanda Cox

          Retail Apprenticeships – The Brand It is fair to say that initially most of us saw the apprenticeship levy as an additional cost of doing business, as opposed to an opportunity to have higher skilled … Continue reading

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The Changing Role of HR Leaders - Guest Article from Rebecca Bull

Being Helpful: I was inspired listening to Margaret Heffernan at the CIPD Conference Keynote in November 2016. She says that, “In my experience, the only transformations that have worked are the ones where everyone helped everybody, and nothing less will … Continue reading

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Meet, tweet, connect and blog your way to your dream job.

HR is an extremely competitive field to enter as I have found.  Building a strong online presence can help increase the chances of getting a foot in the door, moving up the career ladder, keep abreast of developments or even … Continue reading

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Digital Learning - friend not foe!

Recently many of us will have made a new year’s resolution, committing to a change the enthusiasm for which dissolves for many in a short period.  What is it about change that is so hard for us all to embrace … Continue reading

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Which HR topics were most popular with our readers in 2016?

We have posted a fantastic range of HR articles this year. HR professionals and our team have had the opportunity to offer their opinions and expertise with thousands of others as well as sharing best practice, innovative ideas, and shout … Continue reading

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What are you doing to make HR proud?  

There was a sea of empty faces looking at me.  Expectant, keen, eager, hungry to learn and grow.  A class of HR students about to embark on their search for their first HR role.  What would I be able to … Continue reading

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