Category Archives: Education

  1. A letter to Penny


    August 11, 2014 by Neil

    Twenty two years ago I failed my A-levels. This week a bunch of people will go through that same experience. This is for them.

  2. Ignore generational trends at your peril


    September 2, 2013 by Neil

    Generational differences are real and we shouldn’t be afraid of exploring and understanding them, no matter what challenges that means. In HR our supply chain is the employment market, so we need to identify the trends that are going on, not diregard them out of hand.

  3. Open up your door


    June 5, 2013 by Neil

    We all know that who you know influences how you get on. We also know that what you know should be the factor that helps you get on. With the launch of the Open Doors campaign today, the HR profession has a chance to make a difference.

  4. The youth unemployment challenge: Day Two of #CIPD12


    November 7, 2012 by Neil

    Back to the old chestnut of youth unemployment and the role of education, skills and training. If we want to create alternative means of developing skills, rather than universities, we need to incentivise them in the same way through Government funding. But directly to the job seeker.