Simms, Jane
May 2007
People Management;5/31/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p38
The article discusses the benefits of voluntary work for advancing the careers of individuals involved in human resource (HR) work for. According to CIPD adviser Mike Emmott, HR professionals are particularly suited to volunteering because of their people orientations, which mean they understand building up people's skills and confidence. The BBC is also cited as among the organisations that seek to link their voluntary activities with training and development. INSET: VOLUNTEERING FOR CIPD BRANCH COMMITTEES.


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