Tags: Networking

London HR networking group to host first Manchester event

London based HR networking group, myHRcareers, has announced that they will be expanding into Manchester. The community, dedicated to aspiring HR professionals, will be taking its popular HR networking parties to the glamourous Media City, Manchester, in October. Founded in 2013 by Veran Performance and led by Charlotte Hallaways, the group’s mission is to provide every HR…

Women in freelancing event launch

PCG, the representative body for independent professionals and freelancers, will launch their Women’s Freelance Network on 29 May to allow women to come together and share their expertise. Julie Stewart, Chairman of PCG, said: “The purpose of the Women’s Freelance Network is to provide a platform for freelance women to come together with like-minded individuals and…

Ex Forces in HR  – bringing HR Leaders together

The second meeting of Oakleaf Partnership’s Ex-Forces in Human Resources (XFHR) took place on Thursday 3rd April at The Houses of Parliament. Over 80 former service men and women who now work in either HR or in-house resourcing roles were in attendance. Hosted by Adam Holloway MP, guest speakers included Lt Gen Andrew Gregory CB (Chief…

Personal networking still more valued than online networking

Face-to-face contact remains the preferred way for professionals to network, despite the increasing availability of online networking tools, according to new research commissioned by EY into the future of networking. The research, comprising a white paper by Julia Hobsbawm, visiting Professor of Networking at London’s Cass Business School, and a survey by Populus of 750…

Mid-career women networking a lot less than their male counterparts

A recent survey of over 240 professionals carried out by law firm Trowers & Hamlins, together with executive search firm fdu group, has shown that whilst men and women both consider networking to be important to their careers, women over the age of 35 are networking considerably less often than their male counterparts. When asked…

Training experts now in Preston

Leading Lancashire training company PHX Training has extended its network of centres in the region by opening a new centre in Preston. PHX Training delivers tailored training programmes to improve skills and qualifications in IT Employment skill, literacy, numeracy, IT and business and management. Now it has widened its reach, delivering government-backed training initiatives including…

Hay Group to sponsor the Knowledge Share Networking Wine and Workshop at the Talent Management Conference 2013

Hay Group will now be sponsoring the  Knowledge Share Networking Wine and Workshop at Talent Management and Leadership Development Summit 2013 on the 22nd October 2013 in London. If you are interested in networking with your peers while enjoying a free drink, please visit our website www.symposium-events.com  to book your place with the early bird discount! Click here to…

CIPD to open up its HR Profession Map to support HR capability building for the entire profession

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has announced plans to make its HR Profession Map, which sets out global standards for the HR profession, freely available to the entire HR community. The CIPD first launched the HR Profession Map in 2009 as a member-only resource. Based on detailed research and consultation with the…

UK professionals confused about how to get ahead in a weak economy

LinkedIn Research reveals Majority of UK workforce over-estimate time required per day to further career    Expert reveals that 9 minutes a day is all it takes to maintain a healthy, successful career. Men perceived as better networkers than women. Nearly 36% of population believe that Marketing and PR professionals are the best networkers.  …

Work experience and networking are the most effective routes to secure a job

A quarter of students set to graduate in 2011 (23 per cent) have already been offered employment after taking part in work experience or an internship while studying. The university’s qualitative study polled 513 students, from a representative group, before they graduated this year. The results revealed that, more and more, graduates needed to demonstrate…

Five steps to implementing a profitable networking strategy

Despite how effective or efficient you are, networking is a process that can take up valuable time. This time could be used to do other things within a training business. Many trainers do however waste time willingly when networking. Why? Well, most trainers wouldn’t dream of doing any marketing without a clearly defined marketing strategy…