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
This week's post is a result of a question submitted through Engage Learn Build. It's a question I get asked frequently in various forms - from executives looking to evaluate their team or a new hire, managers who feel they should be using psych assessments but don't know where to start, right through to friends … Continue reading Psych Assessments and Personality Profiles: Worth It?
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
Ok – so this is how I thought about networking most of my career: “Yuk! Guess I better go… wonder how quickly I’m going to be able to escape out of the door!” Seriously – I hated it. The forced nature of everything. Meeting people who pressed you for meetings (or worse, work) incessantly. Engaging … Continue reading Ugh: Networking!
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?