Can HR make the numbers…

Can HR make the numbers…

Share List   11 years ago I designed and implemented Rolling Performance Appraisals for my employer at the time.  This was one of the easiest implementations I had ever done. Why? Because it was driven by the Chief Executive who wanted to do things differently.  I’d...
But You’re HR…

But You’re HR…

Share List   I’ve had this directed to me more than once in my career, actually, many, many times, especially in my previous position. I’ve also been told I’m a ‘good listener’, but hey, aren’t loads of people told they’re good listeners? And when you stop to think...
Alone In A Room Full Of People

Alone In A Room Full Of People

Share List Whilst I wasn’t working last year, I found myself missing the company of a group dynamic, and decided to go along and join a new choir that was starting up fairly locally. I’ve always loved singing, and was a member of a choir back in my schooldays (until...
The Tale of Two Trees

The Tale of Two Trees

Share List Over the weekend we had a tree surgeon come round to work on the abundance of greenery in our garden. Although we live on a modern estate, our garden is our oasis of calm. Green is the predominant theme, and taking pride of place are two silver birch trees,...
Simplify Our HR Policies

Simplify Our HR Policies

Share List The last few years have seen a lot of debate in the HR world about policies and procedures.  Why we should simplify them, and the risks of doing so. Today, we thought we would highlight, simply, the reasons for simplifying our HR policies and procedures so...
Familiarity Breeds Content

Familiarity Breeds Content

Share List We’ve all heard the phrase, and the meaning behind it is that extensive knowledge of, or close association with someone or something, leads to a loss of respect for them or it. Quite harsh when you think about it! The phrase came to mind just the other day...