Communication Strategy: Understand Job Seekers

I read something recently that surprised me: 29% of active job seekers in a recent survey use Google+ to find a job.  My first assumption was that active job seekers will do anything to find a job.  But, I was shocked to read that an even higher percentage of random respondents said they use Google+ […]

Are Performance Appraisals Doomed?

    During the last year there has been a tsunami of interest among HR managers to revamp, redesign, or eliminate the performance appraisal process. And for good reason: our research shows that more than 70% of all organizations dislike the process they have and I have yet to talk with an employee or manager […]

Transparent Leadership – “Open Salaries”

This is an exciting Concept published by Buffer (Bufferapp.com).  How many organisations big or small are ready for this level of tranparency? What is “Open Salaries”? At Buffer, we have the concept of “Open Salaries”. We have a simple formula to calculate salaries and we share this with the whole team. One of the highest […]

Why We No Longer Need HR Departments

The time has come for HR (Human Resources) departments to call it a day. HR departments often portray themselves as a valued business partner for management and staff alike. However, how can anyone take a department seriously that refers to people as ‘resources’? Nothing matters more to companies than the people who work there. Companies […]