The topic was raised: How would you make HR better? That’s a tough question. A big question. I don’t know that entire answer, but I know where I’d start. I’d make HR better by… … shifting our focus from being about “doing HR” to helping people (and therefore the company) perform at their best. … … Read moreMaking HR Better?
Bold HR matters. Bold is a lot of things to a lot of people. At a session I recently led on boldHR atHRevolution, the participants defined bold as: risk taking, unexpected, courage, gutsy, decisive with preparation, forward thinking, positive, out of context, change, flashy, powerful, large, and loud. One participant quoted Robert Greene, pointing out … Read moreHR, it’s time to get bold
There is so much being said about the “war for talent” right now. So much new technology. So many vendors out there ready to help. Plenty of snazzy tech solutions to automate much of the hiring process. Unfortunately, we often forget that even the best technology is a tool, not a solution. And like all … Read moredo you prevent great talent from applying?
So much of what is on the cutting edge of building employee engagement is really just applying well known customer service principles with employees instead of customers. Most of it is just about creating human connections and treating others at least as well as we’d want to be treated (wait, you say that’s not a … Read morewould you get inked for your company?
Employee engagement is a HUGE issue. But… maybe the problem is we’re focused on the wrong thing. Maybe disengagement is a symptom and we keep trying to fix people rather than addressing the underlying causes. Maybe it’s not as hard as we think. Maybe it’s not even really about engagement. What if it’s about the … Read morewhat if it’s not about employee engagement?