I do not speak to employees & I am OK

Every time I talk about my definition of an HR Business Partner, I inevitably face the same question. They look at me with disbelief, skepticism, accusation and astonishment as they ask – ‘How can you not interact with employees and yet be effective?’

Employees!! Let’s stop calling them that.

There is a tendency to treat people based on how you refer to them. A lot of companies are choosing to shift away from words like employees or worse still resources. Notice how all notices, policy documents avoids the word employees and prefers words like ‘colleagues’, ‘managers’ and more?Companies are increasingly coining words to refer … Continue reading Employees!! Let’s stop calling them that.