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Tom Haak

Is collaboration a value?

Most companies have a list of core values. Many of these lists look alike. I looked up some companies. The values of Accenture: Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Coca Cola: ... View Article

Article by 11 February 2015

Emma Browes

Funny rumblings in social media

Funny things are happening on our enterprise social network (or work FaceBook) and they’re making me feel uncomfortable. There have been some great things happening – the practical works particularly well, how do I….?   One enterprising person took the bull by the ... View Article

Article by 28 January 2015

Tom Haak

My personal engagement checklist

In most organizations I have worked in engagement (or job satisfaction as it was formerly called) was measured annually or bi-annually. Generally you got a long list of questions to complete online. About 4-6 month later you were invited to ... View Article

Article by 12 January 2015

Gemma Dale

Props to the in-house recruiter

HR can be a tough job at times.  There are plenty of aspects to it that prove challenging.  Today, I want to ask for a little love for the internal recruiter. Recruiting is a seriously hard job, and sometimes I ... View Article

Article by 8 January 2015

Tom Haak

Seven conditions that help innovation in HR

Last week I was talking to a young HR entrepreneur, looking for some venture capital. One of her questions was: what does it take to be innovative in HR in an organization? During the conversation we compiled a list with ... View Article

Article by 4 December 2014

Gemma Dale

Find your social why

Whether individual or corporate, your social media strategy has to start with one question. Why are we doing this? There are plenty of people having a go at social, either for themselves or for their organisation. Some of them are ... View Article

Article by 4 December 2014