Is your swan the right way up?

No two workplaces are alike. A workplace is a unique blend of the people engaged in the work, the nature of the activities being done, the location, the style and design of the physical space, the culture of the organization and many other factors. Some are calm and have an almost academic feel, whilst others…

#HRMixtape2019 – People in Flow’s Picks…

Today, we’re jumping on the Twitter bandwagon and sharing our #HRMixtape2019 a la Mark Hendy… We’ve chosen 5 songs that represent our views on HR within an organisation, and that will get you dancing on a Monday afternoon! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOJSM46nWwo   One Step Beyond – Madness We want HR to go beyond what it has always…

Job Specs – Description or Deception?

So, you’ve just been recruited for a great new job. You’ve met your new boss and the HR Manager during the interview process, and you’ve seen the great office where you were interviewed. The Job spec was a perfect match to what you want to be doing and the moment has finally arrived when you…

People in Flow’s Cheese & Wine Afternoon

Join us on Wednesday 19th December at 2pm  for our virtual cheese & wine afternoon to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society. We will be chatting all things people support, organisational health and, of course, cheese! Drop in and tell us the grate things your HR department has achieved this year. How gouda is your organisation’s…

It’s good to talk …

For many years I plied my trade running IT Projects and Programmes. I’ve seen a vast array of projects ranging from small implementations to large multi-year, Multi-Country Programmes. Some of them were great and delivered beyond expectations, some of them just never got off the ground. In many cases a team of perfectly well trained,…

Why it’s OK to say you don’t know…

Chaos on the railways, caused by adverse weather, new timetables or strikes; chaos at airports due to snow and ice; uncertainty in an ailing organisation which needs to make people redundant, but hasn’t said who will go.  What do all these situations have in common?  In my experience, the greatest complaint from people involved in…

So that’s what we do, is it?

I make a point of keeping up to date with the latest research and surveys in the field of People Support.  Sometimes the results seem fairly predictable, but now and then I come across something which brings about one of those eyes-popping-out-of-the-head moments you see in cartoons.  I found one of these in ‘Driving Performance…