1. Technology is HR’s biggest asset


    November 24, 2014 by Neil

    Technology is increasingly the biggest asset that the HR leader has, but too few of us are engaging and using it successfully. After a week of discussing HR and consumer technology trends, here are the opportunities that I think we have.

  2. The soft, warm fart of social acceptance


    November 10, 2014 by Neil

    Having the confidence to listen to and understand the voices that challenge and contradict with your own thoughts, opinions and views is key to growing and learning. Beware the individual or organisation that surrounds itself with those that placate.

  3. Essential HR marketing


    October 27, 2014 by Neil

    Every day we are ultimately marketing and selling our work to our colleagues within the business. It is not something that we should be afraid of, far from it. We should be constantly focused on our target markets and delivering our messages in ways that excite, compel and engage. And moreover, designing our products with that end user in mind.

  4. The consumerisation of #HR


    October 20, 2014 by Neil

    We have made our organisations to complex and over managed. We need to take a step back and work harder on simplification. But more than that we need to consumerise our offering, to think of employees and managers as the end user and design interventions around them. If we’re serious about adding value, let’s create the value that people want. Not the value we think they need.