Archive for the ‘Human Resources’ category

Beecroft’s no-fault dismissals would let poor managers off the hook

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June 1st, 2012

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Gary Miles calls for better management of underperforming employees in a blog first published on People Management online The government’s plans to boost productivity and growth by cutting the red tape faced by businesses are to be applauded. But the Beecroft Report’s proposals on ‘no-fault dismissals’ are akin to throwing the baby out with the […]

We need to learn from Asia – but not by working harder

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May 29th, 2012

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Gary Miles looks at leadership development in the UK and Singapore, in a blog first published on People Management online William Hague’s recent pronouncement that Britons need to “work harder” to solve our current economic woes has certainly sparked an interesting debate. Mr. Hague had just returned from Singapore, where he delivered a key business […]

Are careers worth fighting for?

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March 28th, 2012

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Are you sticking to your career plan or just thankful you have a job?  Scan your local bookshop and there will be plenty of reading around career planning revolving around setting a plan, identifying the steps and jobs needed to get there as well as the training and skills development that needed to be acquired.  […]