Category: HR

This Is Your Life

The words in the picture are the final sentences of the Holstee Manifesto. It hangs on the wall in my office. The Manifesto serves as a constant reminder that Life is Short, and we better make the most of it. But for this HR Carnival post, I’ll focus on the second phrase:”Do what you love, and do it often”. How…

Let’s make HR invisible

2012 was a big year for HR. It was so big, that several serious magazines used the phrase:”HR is hot”. Who would have thought HR could be one of the cool kids? But now that all the excitement is gone, it is time to focus on what really matters: how to make HR work. Because acquisitions and new technologies are…

10 years later in HR

For those of you who read my blog on a regular base, you know I am planning to replace my laptop. And that means cleaning out my hard drive, and going through old files to see if it makes sense to keep them. My next couple of posts are dealing with “old” information I found. Surprisingly, I found a few…

Global Voices of HR

Michael McCarty of the Employment Intelligence blog starts the year asking the question: Who are the global voices of HR? Which HR Twitter types really speak to you, and help define what the profession is and where it’s going? If you are curious, go over to his list to see who’s been included in this first edition. Michael is looking…

What is on HR’s Mind?

It’s almost 2013, and the first trend papers have been published. 2012 was a busy year for HR, with many developments in the HRTech space. It all started early this year with SAP’s acquisition of Successfactors. Then Oracle bought Taleo and IBM Kenexa. So for the first time in many years HR was labeled as “hot and happening” instead of…

Will HR Exist in 5 Years?

Melissa from HR reMix invited me to write a post for her blogiversary. She did not want the usual, but something different about the future of HR. Or in her own words: “The future of HR reMix is to continue to be a place where people can find a different voice in HR.” I was happy to answer her request…