How can we champion better work and working lives, now and into the future?
When it comes to ensuring that work is a force for good, our profession has an important role to play as the experts on people, work and change. That’s why we’re creating a new definition of what it means to be a people professional – setting out what we stand for in terms of the fundamental principles which represent better work and working lives.
Supporting, developing and inspiring people professionals
Our fundamental beliefs as a profession, representing who we are and what we stand for
Be part of a diverse group of voices who are sparking fresh, exciting and radical ideas to make the future of work a better, and a more human place
The world of work
Here we highlight the topics that we believe the CIPD should have an impact and voice on in order to champion better work and working lives. Each topic is explored through research reports, guides, podcasts and factsheets.
Understand why evidence-based practice is so important, the principles that underpin it, and how it can be followed
Insights into fundamental aspects of working life, including how they can best be framed, measured and actioned
Exploring new ways of thinking about voice in the workplace
Resources to help businesses understand and manage talent, and to develop a talent management strategy
Learn how to use data and research evidence to drive effective decision-making and performance
Resources to help you understand how to apply behavioural science to HR and L&D in the workplace
Explore our resources on leadership and ensure that everyone in your organisation is connected to - and driven by - a common goal
Learn how to effectively manage organisational change in the workplace
Resources on how technology is leading changes in the world of work
Learn how to promote equal opportunities and manage diversity and inclusion in the workplace
Resources exploring the main developments in the workplace health and well-being agenda over the past decade, focusing on the future priorities for the HR profession
Providing information on ethical decision-making as well as perspectives on trust and fairness
People management fundamentals
The People Management fundamentals section supports you on every-day HR and L&D topics, providing information and guidance in the form of factsheets, guides, podcasts and reports on the HR role, through to organisation design, recruitment, performance and reward.
Other useful tools and resources
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