Last week I received an email seeking advice and it reminded me of the time I was starting my career. The questions I was asked were the same I’d asked myself 10 years ago (gosh! Where has time gone?). While I can’t claim to have the perfect answer, I have been an HR Business Partner … Continue reading Q&A: New HRBP Advice
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?’
#3 Ask Me Anything: Enhancing Contribution
As an individual understanding roles in an initial career phase, I'd like to have more understanding on how does an HRBP work with teams from domains not necessarily pertaining to talent alone, for instance how is a HRBP able to contribute to a risk management team?
First 90 days as an HRBP
The first 90 days are crucial to your career. Those who ace it live an easier life that those who are left making up for time lost. Start strong.
How to: Measure success of an HRBP
Logic dictates that if the definition of an HRBP varies across organizations, the measures of success would too. In this post, I will place measures against the ideal (debatable, I know) HBRP role I talked about earlier. However, I suspect it can cut across most HRBP roles and maybe for all for of HR too. … Continue reading How to: Measure success of an HRBP
Day in the life of an HRBP #1
February has been crazy busy and that is an understatement. I keep thinking that the next day will be better and it ends up being just as busy. Now I have just pinned my hope on March. Almost everyone who has crossed paths with me this month, has heard me say – “March will be … Continue reading Day in the life of an HRBP #1
What does an HR Business Partner (HRBP) do?
That is a question we would all like the answer to, wouldn’t we? I tip my hat to the person who coined this term. While Dave Ulrich popularized ‘HR Business Partners’ in the 1990s, I am not entirely sure where it first originated. Whoever did come up with the term, without doubt, takes the Oscar … Continue reading What does an HR Business Partner (HRBP) do?
Celebrating HRBP Month
All through February, we will be celebrating HRBP month right here on my blog.
A day in the life of an HRBP
Much as I hate to say this, the strategic HRBP role comes with its fair share of time sensitive transactional chores. Given the deluge of these on an erratic basis, our day can look rather messy. It is entirely possible that you walk into work with a well-planned day that pivots within 10 minutes into a … Continue reading A day in the life of an HRBP
How to survive a performance improvement plan
One of my first posts on this blog talks about my dissonance with the performance improvement plan. Turns out, that post has generated more views than all others combined. Fast forward to 3 years later, I’m talking about PIP’s again – only this time, I’m talking about how to survive one. If you are on … Continue reading How to survive a performance improvement plan