I've had a few conversations in the last few days that have really reinforced the importance that numbers have in building HR's credibility and ensuring that we make a valuable contribution to our business. By numbers I'm referring primarily to accurate statistics and meaningful metrics.
Let's face it, business is a numbers game. Our CEO's are living and breathing numbers. Revenue; profit; EBITDA and growth forecasts to name but a few. If we really hope to influence and contribute to…Continue
The Royal Liverpool Hospital’s recent embarrassing recruitment blunder, where “the usual Equal Opps employer rubbish” appeared on a job advert rather than the official Equal Opportunities statement, has provoked a variety of reactions. But what interested me was that the hospital responded by giving the standard PR message of “fully committed to equal opportunities, won awards for it, must have been a…Continue
Added by Max Blumberg on September 27, 2011 at 7:42 — No Comments
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With the next ConnectingHR unconference now a little under a month away, I thought it'd be interesting to discuss what the previous unconferences have meant to those that attended them.
Please post any and all learning points from ConnectingHR unconferences, or areas in which you think you've benefited from attending CHRU events here.
And if it would be OK with Jon and Gareth, I'd like to invite anybody…Continue
Hope this note doesn't go against the community's Principles in the tabs at the top - ie that we don't want people using this site to promote their services.
But one of our hopes (if not quite an aim) of the community has been that we will progressively expand internationally (indeed, we already have members here from the US and Switzerland and probably elsewhere).
So I thought I'd note that on Monday and Tuesday I'm running a workshop on HR and social media in…Continue
Added by Jon Ingham on September 21, 2011 at 19:48 — No Comments