It’s a tough time in the UK jobs market. With official figures showing the largest drop in employment in over a decade and more businesses looking at ways to cut costs as the furlough scheme ends, the coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on the world of work.
Congratulations to our Advanced candidate Sarah Appleton who been shortlisted for the CIPD People Management Michael Kelly Outstanding Student Award.
It is recognised that the greatest asset of any business is its people. Now more than ever before organisations are experiencing a constantly changing environment. In this fast-moving world, understanding what motivates individuals and teams to perform at their best has never been more important, which is why joining the people profession is such an […]
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Asterios Ozounis is a Performance Delivery Manager with British Airways and was furloughed in April. An experienced HR practitioner, he is unsure about whether he will be returning to his role due to the current circumstances in the airline industry.
Codruta Harsan was furloughed from her job as an Administrative Assistant at a city law firm at the start of April and is using the time to get CIPD qualified and kick start her career in HR.
I’m sharing a great example of how businesses can maintain or even improve employee engagement during the COVID-19 lockdown. It comes from one of my CIPD Advanced candidates, Natasha Mackness, who had started her Level 7 Employee Engagement module before the lockdown began.
In these difficult times we are all facing we’d like to share some good news. We have just received some brilliant CIPD Level 7 exam results where once again Watson Martin candidates outperformed those from other centres by almost 10%.