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22 year old self

Future talent is a pressing issue for Changeboard. Our May-July 2014 issue focused on what leading employers in the UK and across the globe are doing to address this leadership concern, and we recently hosted our first Future Talent conference, with business leaders, government representatives and philosophers weighing in on what we think is the most important leadership challenge of our time.

Creating a supportive workplace for the next generation is about practical life and career advice from experienced professionals. Here, six HR professionals and business leaders share the advice they would offer to their 22-year-old selves.

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we talk to Steve Wilkins, HR manager at FedEx Express on his favourite holiday spot, how he got into HR, and why he believes we should make our own career luck.

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we talk to Bill Maynard, UK recruitment & resource lead at EC Harris about the best advice he’s ever received, what new food trend in the UK he’s most excited about, and how his current role was just the challenge he needed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we talk to Nicola Williamson, HR director – Europe at IHG about how she’s overcome her career challenges, how every day at her first job was like a night out, and the craziest thing she’s done to land a job. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we talk to Alan Watkins, CEO of Complete Coherence about the perks and downsides of owning your own business, the one book he hopes everyone reads, and how he got to where he is now. Read the rest of this entry »

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In this Q&A, Gary Browning, group CEO at Penna Consulting, shares with Katie Richard how Penna has maintained a position on the Sunday Times Best Companies To Work For list for six years and how HR has positively impacted the business’ bottom line. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we profile Gary Brewer, global head of OD & reward at William Grant & Sons. He shares his career journey, his regular Friday night plans, and the challenges of being in a global HR position.

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Nurturing CSR at Lewis Silkin

09 Jun

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      Lewis Silkin has a spot on the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies list, and their employees gave the organisation a positive score of 89% for their charitable activities. How does the organisation nurture a CSR culture at all levels? Penny Newman, director of people and knowledge, reveals to Katie Richard. Read the rest of this entry »

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      Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we profile Will Leonelli, peopleworks leader at Flight Centre UK. He shares the most rewarding part of his role, why career setbacks have actually helped him succeed, and the best advice he’s been given. Read the rest of this entry »

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      Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we profile Sarah Wheatley, resourcing manager at Teach First. She shares how important her organisation’s values are to her, her proudest career moment so far, and the best advice she’s received. Read the rest of this entry »

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