March 11, 2013 by Neil
No HR model has ever adequately dealt with the issues of power and control within the HR function. The Ulrich model, although well intentioned, went a long way to exaggerating these issues rather than dealing with them. In my view, until we deal with these things, we’re never going to move forward.
February 6, 2013 by Neil
Applying for jobs is hard, especially in the current market. The least we can do is treat candidates with a level of dignity and think about the recruitment process from their perspective.
January 28, 2013 by Neil
Life is about opportunity. But sometimes we wait until the opportunity arises before we think about the preparation that we need to put in place. Continuous learning is your potential competitive edge. Be careful not to ignore it.
January 21, 2013 by Neil
Not a day goes by without someone telling me how I should be running my organisation. I’m not against ideas or thoughts or suggestions. But peel the skin off the people making these statements and you’ll often find a complete lack of experience in any sort of comparable role. So who are they to tell me how to run my business?