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Over the past few weeks the CIPD members LinkedIn group have been involved in a poll looking at the employment 'state' of the profession, the results are not what many expected.

With over 500 people involved it is not a sample to be ignored.

Consider the results to be 'tainted' from the whole CIPD population as you had to be a member of LinkedIn to vote, none-the less it does show some interesting factors and trends:

  • Overall 48% employees in corporates, 36% freelance/ independent
  • Over 35yrs old and the majority of members are freelance in one capacity or another
  • Corporate employees 49% Female 26% Male
  • Freelance 29% Female 54% Male
  • 25% of members are freelance/ interim working in corporates
  • Aged over 55 - none employed in corporates !! scary!! where is the knowledge and experience?

With over 500 responders we have a significant set of data.. the question is what to do with it? What does this mean for the future of HR?

See the full results here - or

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