February 26, 2019 | Posted in the Blog

Which CIPD course should I take?

So you’re taking that big step towards progressing your career. “What CIPD qualification should I do?” I hear you cry. It’s not something to take lightly and understandably so. A CIPD qualification is the absolute cornerstone to a successful career in HR and L&D. You’ll gain the relevant experience you need, boosting your skills, knowledge…

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February 6, 2019 | Posted in the Blog

How to improve your leadership skills: some practical tips

Great organisations have great leaders Think about any organisation you admire – whether you’ve worked for that organisation, with them or followed them from outside – they will all have something in common. Great leaders who set a clear and compelling vision and inspire those around them to help deliver that vision. In researching this…

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February 1, 2019 | Posted in the Blog

Thinking about getting into HR?

“People are our most important asset”.
How many times do we hear CEO’s say this to customers, staff and shareholders? If  true, then what does this mean for HR, the team who generally have the ‘people remit’ within an organisation?

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January 18, 2019 | Posted in the Blog

DPG joins forces with Learning Now TV

DPG have some exciting news in the world of Learning & Development!   We have recently joined Learning Now TV as a channel partner, a live-streamed internet TV channel specifically focused on L&D. LNTV contains a range of interesting interviews with industry experts on subjects relevant and topical to the industry. The site boasts a…

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January 2, 2019 | Posted in the Blog

Tips on making the most out of the DPG Community

This month, I’ll be celebrating my sixth anniversary of being a DPG Community member. When I joined the DPG Community I was a DPG customer and the community itself was just one year old. I’d enrolled on a CIPD Level 5 Learning and Development Programme at the time. I could not have imagined that some…

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November 22, 2018 | Posted in the Blog

Supporting Mothers in the Workplace

Balancing a career with raising a family can be a serious challenge – especially for new mums. Sleepless nights, colicky babies and sore bodies make for a trying time in the first few years of motherhood. Add to this the responsibilities of a full-time job and something has to give. To find out what mums…

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November 9, 2018 | Posted in the Blog

CIPD Professions for the Future – Profession Map

So, the long awaited all new CIPD profession map is out today!  If you are a CIPD member you can look at the detail on the CIPD website, but if you’re not or you want the highlights then here’s a summary for you: ‘The new Profession Map sets the international benchmark for the people profession’…

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October 4, 2018 | Posted in the Blog

Shocking Stories of Workplace Discrimination

In today’s world, discrimination in the workplace should be a thing of the past. Despite being illegal in the UK, discrimination in the workplace is still widespread. Discrimination based on age, sex, gender reassignment, race, and sexual orientation remains a reality for many.

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