Things are Going to Change…time to enable the talent of ALL

The importance of investing in and working with, not TO, your people has always been important yet with the extent and speed of technology development (not always ‘advancement’) it has never been more so. Whatever happens, short of apocalypse, people will still be needed in five years’ time, but to do what? Will your organization…

The Happy State of Engagement

Engagement – that happy state of affairs in which employees are committed to the organisation they work for, understand how their jobs contribute to the aims of the organisation, and are prepared to ‘go the extra mile’ to ensure its success.   A happy state, certainly, but one which is less common than most organisations would…

Productivity – the challenges go beyond processes and systems?

The budget this week was interesting and there were some surprises. One such surprise was the focus the government have stressed on increasing productivity as a key priority for the future. A natural response for many would be to revert to the continuing quest for more efficient and lean processes, new systems, for seeking ways…

Workplace Mental Health

Workplace Mental Health   This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-ND Neville Pritchard, Chair – HR in Flow and People in Flow.   The subject has been widely covered in the media in recent weeks. It is of growing significance with incidents growing in number. What lies behind it and what factors…

Provide Insight, Not Spreadsheets!

Provide Insight, Not Spreadsheets! ‘I didn’t go into HR to crunch numbers’. I just can imagine this comment from HR professionals who are alarmed at the growing requirement for the analysis of HR data. HR is already an umbrella term for people doing a very wide range of work. However, the growth in importance of…