Head of HR at Brook

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5 years 6 months ago
Thanks Nigel for the thought-provoking answer. My initial thought was that I see the differentiation between "model answer" and "best practice". If I'm a frontline HR practitioner, I can use any numbe... More
5 years 6 months ago
Absolutely agreed on point 2! More
5 years 6 months ago
Thanks Paul - a very relevant point you make there that best practices are seen after the fact! I might steal that for the final hack, hope you don't mind! More
5 years 7 months ago
Mark, thanks for the comment. I think we're saying much the same thing actually - in particular with your "adjust, adapt and repeat" conclusion. It is exactly slavishly adopting a passive template tha... More
5 years 8 months ago
I should of course have added "...and why?" More
5 years 8 months ago
Looking forward to this later on! Thinking about HR metrics, I'd be interested to know to what extent the panel agree with the time-honoured management cliche "What can't be measured, can't be managed... More
5 years 8 months ago
"If you can't articulate clearly the value of something in the length of a tweet consider just not doing it." Love that advice Gemma, spot on. More
5 years 8 months ago
5 years 8 months ago
Thanks Heidi - fully agree with you about 'experts'. Surely we are (or should be) the experts about our own companies?! More
5 years 8 months ago
This is probably more a general principle than a specific mini-hack but it seemed appropriate (to me, at least) to throw it in at this point - and it's something we need to be mindful of as we try to ... More
5 years 10 months ago
Very interesting to read the early comments so far. As I read through a lot of valid and interesting points, it occurred to me that in the rush to be adaptable, we need to make sure we take people wit... More
5 years 10 months ago
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We are bombarded with “Best Practice” processes, models and thinking and they seem to be particularly prevalent in HR.
By Tim Scott on July 17, 2013
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This is probably more a general principle than a specific mini-hack but it seemed appropriate (to me, at least) to throw it in at this point - and it's something we need to be mindful of as we try to draw conclusions from the hackathon.

I've spent a good proportion...

By Tim Scott on June 27, 2013