Insurance needs a major rebrand to attract new talent

A multitude of factors have created a skills crisis across the insurance sector, as both incumbents and insurtechs face challenges to attract and retain the next wave of talented recruits

Manufacturing talent: what can you do to bridge the gap?

Man using screwdriver on charging point for EV

As the engineering and manufacturing sectors continually evolve, filling the gaps in talent created by technological change remains a constant battle

What skills do the engineers of the future need?

In the grip of a choking skills shortage, the engineering sector faces tough questions of how best to attract new recruits and equip them for lifelong employment

Solving construction jobs crisis

Steve Radley, the Construction Industry Training Board’s policy and strategic planning director, warns of a recruitment crisis facing the sector

Treat staff as customers

Talent is critical to the success of any transformation effort, yet the human resources department is not often seen as a strategic partner, as Hannah Prevett reports

Global staff engagement rates

How far does employee engagement vary from country to country, continent to continent – and why? James Dean finds out

Smart companies put people first

How a company treats its staff to retain talent is now the most critical factor in business success, says Andrew Benett, global chief executive of Havas Worldwide