Thoughts about hr and management in the real world – extra information I couldn't fit in my books!.

Monthly Archives: February, 2015

It’s a two person job!

Having brunch at the weekend with friends, we got to discussing parenting and how it’s really a two person job. Expecting one person to handle it all doesn’t work. And … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

The HR Super Hero files #1

Many articles seem to claim you’re either operational or strategic. I think you can be both! That’s the theme of our HR Advisors conference this year – how to be … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

All payroll people do is push a button. Right?

I had some trepidation about attending my first payroll conference. My passion is about transforming HR after all. But last year, when Anna Sefuiva joined the Elephant team, she convinced … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Future of Work 2015 conference

On Monday I attended the Future of Work conference, run by the AUT NZ Work Research Institute. This was an academic conference so it was all about research projects that … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

A magic tool for getting answers

Over the last few years I’ve found, without fail, that if I ask someone two things in an email – they will pretty much always answer only one. I’ve tried … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · 13 Comments