With the debate rolling on as to what could happen if Britain should exit the EU...I attach a very detailed document written by Michael Ford QC on behalf of the TUC but also there is a more straightforward article here listening the major things to consider.Read More
In her book Brand HR: Why and How to Market Your Image, Shari Caudron says that 'If you want HR to be perceived as more strategic, more valuable, more credible, more whatever, you need to start thinking like a business with a product and market your overall brand image.'Read More
Projects are the engine of change in most organisations and therefore are significant in the potential for damaging or growing organisational performance.Read More
This survey on skills shortages from Adzuna (online job board) says almost 2 vacancies for every person applying. The skills are the problem though.Read More
Are too many rules getting in the way of people doing their jobs? How can we unlock creativity and collaboration (plus communication of course) in the plight to increase our productivity?Read More
Are their lessons in the circular economy model and it's principles for HR/L&D and a better people development strategy?Read More
These are what Yves Morieux states are the Holy Grail of efficiency, However he cites many problems and over complication which is blocking CO-OPERATION which he claims is the biggest barrier in improving productivity.Read More
Is it cultural, shareholder value strategies or just a lot of testosterone filled leaders and managers without a sense of proper accountability?Read More
Performance management is back on the agenda.
What everyone wants to know is how to make it work, keep it simple and get managers to do it. Here are our solutions (from the employees perspective) on how to make it engaging.
Watch our video for 8 top tips to create that engaged feeling of... it's actually working!Read More
If you were to compile a shopping list of desires for your dream performance management system (as a employee) what would be on it?Read More
Values - so much rubbish circulating on the internet right now - what's the reality?
Getting the right 'Values' and everyone following them is the golden chalice of many a HR function but what's the reality and what has dieting and an alligator got to do with it?Read More
More and more leaders are seeing the benefits of a people focused strategy.
Not only does this extend to external customer demands and understanding but what sits in the 'engine' of organisational success is undoubtably an engaged and capable workforce.
In this info-graphic we see the critical elements of organisational success (profit or value depending on your status):Read More
This map, with lots of further detail here in the article, has a breakdown of the geographic areas of the UK. Huff Post has some surprising insight into generational population spread - is this a clue to unlocking and solving talent pool issues?
Well maybe, but it certainly makes you think about where our future employees might be found, or where to open your next head office?Read More
John Fillingham of Thinking HR in this 'Ted' talk discusses HR issues including older workers and introverts and extroverts, with a leading academic.Read More
Is HR nearly dead?
If we don't move quick enough and start acting as a true business partner, there are already signs of the lack of progress made, we may be cast into the realms of a completely outsourced an admin function, in effect, HR will be dead.Read More
As the Americans celebrate their Independence# a thought occurred - have we become more independent# than collaborative#?Read More
Take a look at what John the Exec MD of Thinking HR has to say on the subject.. you know he's going to say something BOLD. Take a quick glance at his video summarising some of what's been raised this week.Read More
Charlie Mayfield talks about the need to forecast and fear of the future is causing inertia.
I say Bold is the way to go, but WHAT MAKES BOLD a SAFE BOLD NOT CRAZY?Read More