Hot topic round-up: June 2014

30 Jun

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      Hot topics June

      We love engaging with our global HR community, especially through our social media and digital channels. What has been sparking the most interest? Here’s our round-up of the most read and talked about topics in June 2014.


      Pushing boundaries with apprenticeships and diversity – exclusive interview with Christine Hodgson, chairman at Capgemini

      At IT and professional services giant Capgemini, half of the junior talent intake is made up of apprentices and a fifth are female. Christine Hodgson tells Mary Appleton about initiatives to reach out to young people and attract more girls into a traditionally male-dominated sector.

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      rp_GenerationGame600x400-e1403624955782.jpgPlaying the ‘generation game’ – insights from Jane Sunley, CEO of PurpleCubed 

      Each generation has different attitudes and characteristics based upon the economic, environmental and social norms they’ve experienced growing up. By 2015, those born between 1981 – 1994 (generation Y) will outnumber baby boomers (born 1945 – 1961) in the workforce for the first time. Are you ready for the next generation?

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      Trials at the top: Business school roundtable with Saïd, Ashridge, Cass, Henley, Judge and Cranfield

      What is expected of a leader today and how does HR fit into the changing nature of this position? Mary Appleton asks the representatives of six prominent business schools for their insights.

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      ME mag front cover June 14Changeboard’s Middle East magazine: June-August 2014 edition

      Changeboard’s Mary Appleton and Dale Harris took a trip across the world to catch up with our global HR community in the Middle East. Our fourth issue of the Middle East magazine is out now and Changeboard was also delighted to a host a roundtable with the Hay Group – Middle East. Held in Qatar, HR leaders shared insights on the nationalisation agenda and what it will take to encourage more locals into the workforce. Make sure you subscribe for your copy to find out more.

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      How does Changeboard feel about future talent?

      With just 10 days to go, the excitement is building for Changeboard’s first-ever conference. A fantastic line up of speakers from business, the arts, education and government (and Changeboard’s very own Jim Carrick-Birtwell and Porteur Keene) will be sharing their insights on future talent. And due to popular demand, we have just released a further 50 tickets, so make sure you don’t miss out and register for your place now. 

      Find out more about Changeboard’s Future Talent conference agenda & speakers here>



      Can remote working affect your employees’ wellbeing?

      The impact of technology on working practices is well known, but what about its effect on employees’ well-being? Ivan Robertson, founder of business psychology company Robertson Cooper, shares his observations.

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      Smoothing the relocation process: Roffey Park, Expat Academy, Thomson Reuters, Astrazeneca, Allianz Worldwide Care, Marsh & McLennan

      Struggling to find the right employees in the right markets? According to recent research by Roffey Park, it’s one of the biggest challenges for today’s organisations. Mary Appleton speaks to four leading employers.

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      Written by Sarah Clark, online features editor, Changeboard

      Sarah Clark, online features editor, Changeboard

      Sarah is the online features editor at Changeboard.

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