HR & Work Simply-Engineered
I remain a student of the workplace as a community. The concept isn't new. But it's certainly growing on me (and others). Simply defined by Webster as "a unified body of individuals," community is a lot about "togetherness." While this definition is quite simple on paper, there is an important symbiosis here that . . .
Work and HR Simply-Engineered
Consider posting it in your break room, by the elevators...anywhere. For best results, make sure your marketing team see's it.
Date: May 29, 2015
To: . . .
Humanizing the Workplace
Some things should be left alone. They are as perfect today as they were when they were first made - whether by (wo)man, by Mother Nature, or by our favorite higher-power. It's a good thing, though, that we like to tinker. Because there's a lot of tinkering to be had.
The 'world of work' needs...well, work. In spite of the . . .
Simple HR through Sound Bites
I used to write another blog - HRFishbowl. It was my foray into mouthing-off to the world. It's gone now...I gave it up...it was time. I saved some stuff, though. Much of the following came from those days. Fishbowl Logic is essentially a set of pithy ideas for keeping HR simple.
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1) HR needs more of less.
Human beings are complex, but only if you get in their way.
But If you don't - if you allow their whole-selves to flourish - good people will do great things with a workplace. Passion and purpose will emerge. And suddenly, the place will start to look a lot more like a community...not an institution. Finally! A place where...
- We don’t . . .
The age of loyal-til-you-die employment has virtually vanished from our great planet (as it should). There are of course lots of reasons for this. But the biggest is that human beings are more discerning about the world of work than they've ever been. They actually care about whether they are rewarded fairly for their contributions; how . . .
Creating Community Carbon
HR is Broken
The company says it wants its HR people to partner more closely with the business, to be more strategic, to drive change. Guess what. . . .
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