We all want to move forward in our career path and sometimes that is up. Sometimes that is sideways, which is why ‘lattice’ is better term for how to view careers. I am definitely on the lattice path!
Leaders are stagnating… they were successful and stopped learning (Stagnation). Structure and rules are four-letter words (Chaos). People in one department don’t talk to people in another (Silos). “Work on what you think is important” (Permissive Leadership). These may be forms of dysfunction at work, and dysfunction isn’t helpful to organization success. Read more.
HR Tech seems like a big decision. Get the wrong tech and you might be ‘that person’. Get the right tech and you’ll get more and better opportunities. Fortunately there are steps to success!
Presenting data is harder than it looks. Bar charts may not cut it. But, maybe in HR we have an advantage because our data is about people. We can tell stories! We can humanize the data!
Employees complain to HR because they hope we can fix it. Sometimes it’s more than hope… they KNOW it’s our job to solve the problem. And it’s easy for us to be drawn in. After all, HR is ALSO supposed to be empathetic and supportive and many of us buy into that idea.
Microaggressions, putdowns, harassment… Sometimes they are obvious, but frequently they are not. What’s often true is that they are difficult issues for an organization and they are dealt with badly or ignored. Which is also partly why only 30% of issues are reported. There must be a better way. Read more.
Implementing an HRIS is a big endeavour which could garner you much support and credibility in the organization. Or it could do the opposite. Let’s try to make sure you it helps your career?!
Microaggressions are exhausting for the people who experience them. But what are they exactly and how do you know? And, for HR, what do you do?
Write a kick ass job ad!! It matters! It can be tempting to think that your effort is pointless, after all it’s an OCEAN of postings and they look the same. So it’s even more important that your posting appeals to the ideal candidate.
Good organizational structure can boost the effectiveness and performance of an organization as well as the lives of employees doing the work. But how do you get there? This video talks about the steps to organization design. Learn more.