I’ve had an amazing time in the USA (just like last time) – but there are some things that I just can’t get used to. Nothing negative, but there certainly are some differences between the USA and Australia/New Zealand! I'm here for the #SHRM16 conference, some work and also holidaying with family - so I'm … Continue reading A Kiwi Who Lives in Oz Takes on America!
If you cannot feel it radiating through your screen, let me tell you, I’m pretty excited! In a matter of weeks, I’ll be arriving to Washington, D.C. with possibly the best cohort of people you could ever want to conference with. No sarcasm: HR people are the best – we make a difference in people’s … Continue reading From Melbourne Australia to Washington D.C. for #SHRM16
HR's 'seat at the table' is something that is often waxed lyrical about, again, and again, and again. We're given 10,000 reasons why we should already be there, why we'll never get there, what you're doing wrong, what your CEO is doing wrong and why we need a HR revolution to get there. Quietly though, … Continue reading A Conversation With #SHRM16 Speaker Craig Briscoe
This is going to come across as a complete humblebrag but bear with me (interestingly this is spelled 'bear' rather than 'bare' - Google it - makes for a good read)... How many of you genuinely work somewhere (or for those of you that consult, with clients) that really align to your values? Not just … Continue reading How I Got My Dream Job
It's February!! (?) I don't know how this has happened. I returned to work last Wednesday after 10 days holidaying in New Zealand, which consisted of visiting family and friends, threatening to kidnap my nephew and bring him to Australia as carry-on luggage. Normal family stuff. It was wonderful to reset myself - I didn't … Continue reading It’s February?!
Let's be honest. Nearly all of us in the 'people' space (whether that's HR, recruitment, learning or management) like to think we can effect some real change. No one wants to go to work day after day and feel like they haven't accomplished anything. But lots of us do just that. We like to think … Continue reading Mediocracy? Or Disruption?
I wear many hats as a people & culture professional: strategic advisor, problem solver, sounding board, behaviour changer... but I'm also a friend, a partner, a daughter, a sister. There - I said it. I have a life outside of work! While I love the variety my chosen profession brings sometimes it is really tiring. … Continue reading The Balancing Act of Work/Life Balance in the World of HR
Guest post from Helen Sabell The Benefits Of Working in Human Resources A career in Human Resources can offer a wealth of opportunities within all business sectors. The HR industry has undergone a significant transformation, it is competitive and an essential part to any successful organisation. HR professionals are often involved in the execution of … Continue reading Why Work in HR?