Tag Archives: HR

  1. Your happiness is your responsibility; it’s time to quit your job


    July 28, 2014 by Neil

    The biggest cause of employee dissatisfaction is regret. The failure of individual employees to take ownership of their choices and to exercise the options that they have, rather than bemoaning the areas that they can’t control. Choice and action are the only ways to happiness, the past is the past and life is too short to sit being unhappy and blaming others.

  2. Because you’re worth it. Aren’t you?


    July 21, 2014 by Neil

    How would the HR function better if it was a profit centre? Would it focus the mind? Would it make the function add more value and focus more on organisational needs? And could all these things be achieved anyway, without changing the cost model?

  3. Performance anxiety


    July 14, 2014 by Neil

    We all hate performance reviews, every single one of us. But yet, I for one think that we need them. The value is there, it’s important. But the way in which we approach it sucks out the life force from most people. What’s going on? Can we rethink it? Or are we all plain out of ideas?

  4. We like it nice and hard


    July 7, 2014 by Neil

    Why is hard good and soft bad? What makes a hard measure better than a soft measure and who decides?