The Human Resources Business Partner Revolution: Mirage or Unfinished Business?

As two long-time HR practitioners, we have spent a great deal of time reflecting on HR’s role in not only supporting an organization or a business, but its role in adding significant value as measured by business metrics.    This is the lens through which we are writing and sharing this series of blog posts.  InContinue reading “The Human Resources Business Partner Revolution: Mirage or Unfinished Business?”

How Do I: Conduct Effective Remote One to One Meetings?

We all know the world is different. Some employees are struggling with the challenges of balancing family and work life in ways they never expected.  This is especially true if your employees have children or others for whom they provide care at home.  Other employees are fine and will be perfectly happy to work remotelyContinue reading “How Do I: Conduct Effective Remote One to One Meetings?”

What Do I Do?

My employee refuses to return to work. This is the first article in a planned “What do I do” series.  Our objective is to provide practical “answers for real world” and to offer other considerations to address a variety of employment-related questions.  This is not legal guidance and readers should consult employment counsel before takingContinue reading “What Do I Do?”

How To Be an Excellent Employee

Among other things, I have led a Business Intelligence team.  Recently, one of my colleagues asked for guidance on how to be an excellent employee.  None of this is rocket science or profound in any way but the question gave me pause and I thought I would share my response. I think there are sixContinue reading “How To Be an Excellent Employee”

Are You Ready to Reopen Your Business?

We are in a global defining moment.  While we all hope economies can reopen sometime soon, we have a rare opportunity to think about what we want our piece of the world to look like when that happens.   This article will pose some of the questions businesses of all sizes should be thinking about soContinue reading “Are You Ready to Reopen Your Business?”