Reflections on HR in Japan

HR Lead Teaching Fellow Aaron Taylor previously lived and worked in Japan. Here he tells us of some of his experiences:

As some of you may know, I worked in Japan for 10 years, mainly as a corporate trainer in investment banks and consultancies and also as a lecturer in HR and Management at the University of Tokyo. The following opinions are my own observations of the Japanese business environment – hope you enjoy them!

The Professionalisation of HRM – Conference Reflections

Coventry University London Campus Human Resource Management team recently attended the Middlesex University conference – The Professionalisation of HRM. The purpose of the conference was to share a first look at the findings from a two year research project which explored the perceived status of the role of HRM in the UK and Hong Kong. The conference was well attended with a mix of academics and practitioners many of whom had taken part in the research.

Maximise your time at university

For most people the opportunity to study at university only comes around once. You normally have one to three years to achieve a degree, whilst developing the skills that employers want from a well-rounded graduate in order to secure your ideal job when you leave. So, what can you do to maximise your time at the London Campus?

Meet us at a UCAS fair

It’s that time of the year again when universities dust down their best set of banners, stock up on freebies and head up and down the country to show you lot what they have to offer. It’s really important to get the most out of the fairs which you attend, so we have identified three different types of students we normally meet, in order to help you have a productive day:

Super Bowl 101

Warm up those vocal chords and stretch your waistbands as current champions Seattle Seahawks are back to defend their title against the New England Patriots this Sunday to mark one of the greatest sporting events of the year-The Super Bowl.