Despite my skepticism of corporate trainings, my team and I are working on designing a workshop for senior leaders. The aim is to help strengthen a muscle we believe (and they agree) is important. Last evening, the project team got together for a scaling and detailing meeting. With the initial pilot feedback for the workshop … Continue reading The Fishbowl analogy
I am no clairvoyant. As much as I’d like to say I know how 2019 will turn out, it might very well chart a course unpredicted. However, there are signs of what is to come and then there is hope that HR pros follow these signs. I sat by the beach over the last week … Continue reading Three trends for 2019
Maybe not right away. It is highly likely that your initial investment will not be on building an HR team. However, if you are looking for success, there are some things you must pay attention to in the early days. Success for a startup can range from wanting to be acquired by a larger organization, … Continue reading STARTUPS: DO YOU REALLY NEED HR?
Earlier this week, I was invited by an organization for a chance to sneak a peek into their culture and way of work. Just back from a conference that hosted a talk on leveraging social media, I saw this as a perfect example of an organization that took its social media strategy seriously. Just how … Continue reading Guess who blew it?
I am yet to come across an HR professional who hasn’t heard of Zappos and at least one blogger who hasn’t referred to the company at some point. This disruptive organization (and yes, I will call it that) has been making waves for a considerable amount of time and they know it. When an organization … Continue reading Zappos sells more than just shoes & clothes
I heard some of the most disturbing lines in my career today morning. I was having a conversation with a recruiter who hires for one of our largest business units. He said – ‘Our job is to hire. It doesn't matter how he performs post hiring. If the manager is on the fence, we urge … Continue reading When it stops at hiring!