As HR people there are some fundamental truths we all know in our hearts: traditional performance reviews don’t work most recruitment processes don’t result in a good candidate experience engagement survey scores really are a waste of time structured bonus … Continue reading Start the year with a bang!
Someone I know quit her job this week because some idiot jobsworth decided to assert her authority. We’ll call her Rose. Rose was a Floral Merchandiser. That’s a posh way of saying she worked for a company contracted to provide … Continue reading Do the right thing
This is a post about culture. I’m covering 27 years of history here so please bear with me. I grew up in 70’s/80’s Britain. Violence seemed to be part of every day life. From the troubles in Northern Ireland to … Continue reading Rotten to the core
I am lucky enough to be holidaying in the country of my birth at present and had lunch the other day with a couple of experienced HR thought leaders in David D’Souza and Simon Heath. Discussions were wide ranging from the true meaning of disruption to the likely impact of K pop on the average HR professional. Then, as men often do when they get together, we got talking about knobs. Not in any medical or sexual way you understand but inspired by a well known case study of a guy working in a professional services firm who, while exhibiting … Continue reading Get your knobs out