- Where did the business partner model go wrong?
The business partner model was supposed to be the superhero solution, the HR silver bullet to give the profession the recognition it deserves … but it didn’t work out that way. Personnel Today’s Ross Bentley investigates
- Is there a lawyer in the house?
Recruiting in-house counsel can be a challenge. With the demand for good in-house legal professionals increasing, successfully attracting and retaining this sub-specialty may strongly impact the bottom line. Teresa Russell reports
- Riding the executive learning curve
Tim-poor business professionals and graduates who need a quick refresher course are two common profiles of attendees at open executive education courses. However market demand for executive education has changed in the last few years as business booms. Teresa Russell reports
- A night out to remember – food poisoning
We have probably all at some stage been affected by a case of diarrhoea and/or vomiting after a take-away meal or eating out in a restaurant. While there are some foods that are classic food poisoning stories, almost any food can be affected, and affect you in turn. Classically, dingy take-away restaurants are regarded as suspicious, but in actual fact any kitchen, whether at home or the city’s most popular nightspots, can produce a meal you would rather forget
- Jumping on the business bandwagon
The lead feature for this issue, ‘Speaking the language of line managers’, examines the trend in which line managers are slowly but surely taking over the HR frontline. This is not necessarily a bad thing for HR, but simply the way business is evolving. This trend presents also HR with a number of opportunities
- What do I need to know?
In a recent article, it was stated that “anaerobic activity can improve the cardiovascular system, while aerobic activity stimulates muscle growth”. Obviously, the words “anaerobic and “aerobic” should be switched in that statement, so if you’ve been trying to bulk up by running marathons, our apologies, but hopefully you’re enjoying the increased cardiovascular endurance