1. Can bad companies do good work?


    March 17, 2014 by Neil

    We are great at giving recognition for good practice within the world of HR. We recognise companies at awards and through league tables. But does it matter what those companies do? Should we have a view on their organisational goals and purpose? Or do we allow others to make judgments on suitability and moral acceptability and focus on what we know best, how to treat people at work?

  2. The skills debate is changing, but you’re still doing the same


    March 10, 2014 by Neil

    I’m fascinated by the changing employment market. I’m fascinated by education. And I’m absolutely fascinated by the crossover between the …
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  3. She who holds up the mirror


    March 3, 2014 by Neil

    Something slightly different, based on my feelings about a lot of the debate that goes on both in “my world” and the world outside.

  4. The revolution will (not) be sanitised


    February 24, 2014 by Neil

    This isn’t a HR revolution. It might have been, but it has been dumbed down, sanitised and ruined by mediocrity and consensus. It is time to move on, time to think again.