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Change Lies at the Heart of Human HR

Yes, I am aware that I have just put the word “Human” in front of the acronym for Human Resources….…

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HR Adds Huge Value in the Hard Times

When the ship is sinking, you realise that you need to squeeze every ounce of potential from your people in…

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Dear HR – Please Keep in Touch

When you are tasked with the welfare of hundreds or thousands of colleagues, it is all too easy to prioritise…

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Is Tech Making HR More or Less Human?

Utilising technology in a corporate setting is all about seeking efficiencies, but when there is a “people” context, cutting corners…

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The Living Science of HR Is About Practice Over Theory

In any sphere of business, you won’t last long if your head is forever filled with untested hypotheses and pie-in-the-sky…

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Rise Above Rejection in Your Job Search

When you are not the first choice for your dream role, it is all too easy to shut down all…

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How Does HR Facilitate a Cool Subculture When the Company Isn’t Cool?

Let’s face it, not all of us are down with the kids, in fact even the word cool isn’t cool…

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A.I. Is What HR Has Been Waiting For

At the very top of any HR leader’s wish list is a desire to understand how they can facilitate the…

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Indecision Can Prove Problematic in HR

When you are dealing with people, very few decisions are clear cut. This can often result in delays and prevarication.…

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Gushing Positivity Isn’t Essential in HR

If a candidate walks into the room without a beaming smile, I don’t judge them. If they seem more calculating…

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HR Makes the Toughest Decisions

How much advertising will we buy next year? How should we configure our new warehouse? Is it time to upgrade…

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Does HR really Need External Recruiters?

The majority of the time, external recruiters are surplus to requirements. I am not naïve enough to suggest that recruiters…

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