HR Impact

In Melanie’s post earlier this month, she highlighted something that has puzzled me for many decades: the value of HR to an organization. Many business leaders might say that HR is employee-centric and I’m not convinced that they mean this in a positive and constructive way. And some of these business leaders are HR professionals. … [Read more…]

More on 2020

I was intrigued with Melanie’s post regarding the 2020 predictions for HR departments. And more so when I tried to think of these predictions in terms of an individual HR practitioner and not any particular organizational unit. My reason for pointing out the individual HR person, is that is where it all starts. It is … [Read more…]

And There Was More!

As an HR practitioner, I always find it interesting when an HR topic presents itself in several different ways and over several weeks. The topic of benefits is a recent example. You’ll note that the focus of the blog earlier this month was on the value of benefits with a particular reference to mental health … [Read more…]

Thank u next

Spring has sprung (at least according to the calendar) and this signals that the end of another academic period is almost upon us. Over the past year the various blogs on this site have shared insights into key HR systems, processes and procedures. However, as addressed, the effective and strategic implementation of these concepts is … [Read more…]

More Heart!

Melanie’s post earlier this month reminded us that the workplace is more than just a place where we work.  In many cases, even in the gig economy, workplaces are where we spend most of our waking time.  And it is through the efforts of all of us that our economy remains robust and supports all … [Read more…]

What’s Ahead for HR?

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln In December, 2017 Forbes published an article regarding the key trends that would alter the work of Human Resource professionals throughout 2018: Four Key Trends for HR in 2018 Another article, published in late 2017, also addressed a similar topic:  How HR … [Read more…]


By the time you read this, classes will be over for the semester, and more than likely, exams will also be over. You then will be focusing on completing any marking, assigning student grades, and sending the grades to the student records unit. Once this is done, you can then enjoy the holidays with your … [Read more…]