LUMS in the news: recent media coverage

The HR Director: ‘On a road to nothing, anywhere’ 10/04/14

The HR Director: ‘On a road to nothing, anywhere’

In a guest blog post for The HR Director, Dr Anthony Hesketh argues that for companies to compete on service, they require the right people, with the right skills in the right place at the right time.

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HR Magazine: ‘Flexible working: dads want choice’ 02/04/14

HR Magazine: ‘Flexible working: dads want choice’

Professor Caroline Gatrell is quoted in a feature in HR Magazine on flexible working for fathers. “Many fathers are disappointed when trying to access family-friendly working opportunities because these are refused,” says Gatrell.

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The Guardian: Improving UK productivity still below pre-recession level 01/04/14

The Guardian: Improving UK productivity still below pre-recession level

Professor Geraint Johnes, who is also Director of the Work Foundation, is quoted in The Guardian, discussing today’s announcement from the UK’s Office for National Statistics showing a 0.3% productivity rise. 

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HR Magazine: Engagement not a 'silver bullet' for HR, says Cooper 27/03/14

HR Magazine: Engagement not a 'silver bullet' for HR, says Cooper

In an article in HR magazine, Professor Cary Cooper comments on the ORC Global Perspective Survey, which showed that Britain was 18th out of 20 countries surveyed and that all elements of engagement had lower scores than in last year. 

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The Guardian: 'Job awards reveal this year's top graduate recruitment trends' 25/03/14

The Guardian: 'Job awards reveal this year's top graduate recruitment trends'

Includes an interview with 2012 BBA graduate Kyle McQueen, who is now on Barclays 'future leaders' graduate programme and has won this year's TARGETjobs Rising Star of the Year Award.

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BusinessBecause: ''You're hired: HR exec finds MBA entrepreneurship his cup of tea' 11/03/14

BusinessBecause: ''You're hired: HR exec finds MBA entrepreneurship his cup of tea'

Interview with alumnus Solomon George, founder of GlobalMBAcareer, on how his experiences on the Lancaster MBA helped him make the leap from a corporate career with Philips into entrepreneurship.

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