Develop an HR Business Plan

All HR departments are busy. Whether the busyness is focused on the correct objectives is another question.
 

The Power Balance

There is a power balance in the branding and recruiting game. When marketers, recruiters and managers forget this, things tend to turn sour.
 

HR Needs to Follow the Right Rabbit

“And as a department, as a profession and as individuals – HR is trying to chase both rabbits.” -Paul Hebert
 

3 Types of HR Professionals

“…commit yourself to building an HR team that spends more time with non-HR employees than HR employees.” -Dr. Todd Dewett
 

Diversity: Get Off My Lawn

Over and over we set up the same dichotomy of Us v. Them. Pick your group, pick your label. Everyone else is excluded because they don’t know, don’t understand and have never been there.
 

How Real is Your Organization?

I find it very hard to take the “war for talent” seriously when I see so much talent that is already on the payroll being wasted.
 

When Companies Stop Innovating

The way to tell when a company has stopped innovating is when it starts filing lawsuits to protect the status quo.
 

Failing Forward

Failure is critical to the success and growth of our organizations. But, it is not to be taken too lightly when humans are involved.
 

Human What?

Humans are not capital. What we call things really, really matters.
 

The Art of Work: Simulacrum

Topics: Doug Shaw, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Doug Shaw
All too often, we lazily assume the data that is placed before us at work, is the real thing. It isn’t, and yet we often use that data to make decisions that affect people’s lives in work and beyond.