April 15, 2013 by Neil
Employee Engagement is a term that has been bandied about for a number of years now. HR people need to understand that this is a completely artificial construct that doesn’t replace the old psychological contract. People wanted to be treated as people.
April 8, 2013 by Neil
The vast majority of poor performance doesn’t happen in isolation. It happens because of the way organisations work, organise, recruit, promote and train. If HR is accountable for organisational performance, then it is also responsible for individual performance. So if there is poor performance in the organisation, then maybe it’s yours.
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March 25, 2013 by Neil
HR overlaps with so many other parts of the organisation. That doesn’t, however, mean that it should report to any of the other areas. Being too focussed on one element of our remit means that we can neglect the others. The key is to be different but work collaboratively with subject matter experts.
March 15, 2013 by Neil
We’re all where we are because of our natural charm and ability, right? If there is any discrimination going on, it isn’t benefiting people like us…..it’s others. But hang on, wait a minute. What if I got where I am, because of who I am? And what if you did too?