HR & Training News

Open Access Government’s Human Resources (HR) and Training category is one that helps provide information on important changes within the workplace.

We cover stories on research to improve workplace staff productivity and employee mental health. Research into stress levels and the fear of ‘burning out’ and how to combat these issues. With expert opinions from companies around the country, you can find articles on workplace benefits and the positives to flexible working hours.

Also available are articles concerning compliance to HR and the problems surrounding gender discrimination and inequality.

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Human resources: An expert’s perspective on the future of coaching

Ros Taylor CEO of RTC Leadership & Coaching, shares her expert perspective on the future of coaching in this special human resources focus.
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The rise of women taking up careers in engineering

Ella Hendrix, Writer, highlights the rise in women taking up careers in engineering, focusing on the changing attitudes towards female-friendly workplaces and what else can be done by schools to encourage the uptake of STEM jobs.
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What has caused the millennial job hopping trend?

According to Recruitment International, millennials will hold an average of 12 jobs in their working lifetime, and it’s likely that we’ll see yet another increase when it comes to Gen Z employment, but what has contributed towards this job-hopping trend?.
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Human resources: Smarter and flexible working

Aleksandra Hertelendi, Principle Consultant at LHH, discusses why businesses should implement smarter and flexible working and how technology can help.
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The benefits of outdoor activities for work productivity

Miranda Mirany, a Psychologist, highlights that benefits that outdoor activities can have on workplace productivity.
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An insight into flexible, collaborative and smarter working

We spoke to Kevin Turner, Digital Workplace Strategy Lead at Unisys, to find out his thoughts on flexible, collaborative and smarter working and how improved office technology has aided the movement towards not working more.
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Can the use of tech revolutionise the hiring process?

Will internal barriers stop the efficient implementation of tech? Read on to understand how to revolutionise the hiring process.
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The growth of the Chief Sustainability Officer in the workplace

Mathias Lelievre, CEO of ENGIE Impact, discusses the important role the Chief Sustainability Officer has in making businesses greener.
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Privacy concerns must be addressed in wellbeing tech

Wellbeing tech has become a familiar idea in workplaces globally, but what are the privacy concerns underlying this revolution?
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Top 5 tips to get you started on trade apprenticeships

To celebrate National Apprenticeship week an easy-to-use guide by Dickies Workwear has been created, revealing top tips to follow when looking for trade apprenticeships.
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Do I need an executive coach?

Geoff Lawrence, MD, Vistage UK, discusses the benefits of having an executive coach in the workplace.
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How the desk job could lead to permanent damage to your health

Alex Wilkins, iHASCO, highlights the hidden hazards in the workplace that could result in permanent damage to your health.
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How can you deal with xenophobia at work?

With racist and xenophobic ideas on the rise since the 2016 Brexit referendum, we discuss how you can actually deal with xenophobia at work.
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Good teamwork: How can you heal a dysfunctional workplace?

Sylvia Sage, programme director at Corporate Learning Solutions, explores how to create and hold onto good teamwork.
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UK job market hits record employment rate

New figures, released today, have revealed a record employment rate of 76.3%, the highest since the mid-1970s.
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The benefits of team and individual coaching

Dessy Ohanians - Managing Director Certificate and Corporate Programmes, London School of Business and Finance, explores the benefits of team and individual coaching.
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Establishing a coaching culture: Creation with caution

There are many custodians when establishing a coaching culture; HR, L&D, Executive Committees, internal coaches and more. If you are the custodian in your organisation, the following are points for you to consider.
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Service over systems: Freeing the bureaucracy in public service

Dr Philip Whiteman, Lecturer in Public Policy and Administration, University of Birmingham, explains what it takes to become a public servant today, in an environment free from rigid bureaucracy.
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Has the public sector remote working revolution really been effective?

David Beggs, practice director at Managementors, explores just how successful public sector remote working has really been for productivity.
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Adieu to the European Union: How to retain tech talent in volatile times

Richard Whomes, Senior Director at Rocket Software, offers advice on how to recruit and retain tech talent amid uncertain political times, with a focus on potential post-Brexit brain drain.

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