Category Archives: HR

  1. That’s not talent, that’s process


    January 19, 2015 by Neil

    We talk so much about talent, but I don’t believe that we actually manage true talent at all within our organisations. Instead, we manage process.

  2. It’s not you, it’s me


    January 12, 2015 by Neil

    I’m fed up with hearing the excuses that our profession makes for its underperformance. When are we going to stand up and stop branding, but admit the problem lies with us?

  3. Diagnose, don’t dream

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    January 5, 2015 by Neil

    In order to better articulate the value of HR within the business, we need to ground our interventions in organisational need and performance improvement. That means we need to get better at diagnosis and stop ourselves starting with the solution.

  4. Give me a break

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    December 22, 2014 by Neil

    It’s time for the annual Christmas break. But as you go off for your well deserved rest, are you thinking about those people around you? Those people that also deserve time off. Some of them working to get things ready for the new year, some of them working to make sure you have a good Christmas.