A lot of what I know about HR today is based on experience, observation of trends, blogposts, news and conversations. When I analyze the systems that surround me, they too seem largely based on what organizations have done in the past, few experiments and many perceptions. While I question these often, I rarely dig deep … Continue reading First Principles
Here is a roundup of 12 topics from the last 12 months that had HR professionals (and others) around the globe sit up & take notice.
When I first read of Tesla firing over 700 employees (around 2% of the total workforce), I wanted to write about what I thought of that singular action. However, as I read more about the incident my interest in the firing dropped especially since there’s nothing extremely drastic about that action in isolation. Organizations let … Continue reading Over-promising & under-delivering
I am not the first to write about it. Inc.com and then a few others have already raved about Elon Musk’s TED talk. However, you know me. I am still going to go ahead and talk about it especially since he makes a very valid point (as he always does). For a few weeks now, … Continue reading Not inevitable
I know I am putting this up really really late but it's better late than never. While the Code Conference 2016 might not have a direct link with HR, but the interviews are bloody fantastic. I would strongly advice you to spend some time watching the full interviews. It tells you how far we've come and … Continue reading You have to watch this!