Tag Archives: HR

  1. Telling tales is HR’s job

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    March 31, 2014 by Neil

    Telling the story of organisations is an important task. It isn’t frivolous or unimportant, but the cohesive bond that holds us together. Let’s get better at telling stories. Right now.

  2. Why HR should hate change just a little bit more


    March 24, 2014 by Neil

    There is a tendency for HR people to profess their comfort with and like of change. This worries me. HR should be wary of change, it should be cautious of change. Our goal should be to fine tune, not recreate. Let’s hate change just a little bit more.

  3. 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?

  4. 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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