Category Archives: Professional HR standards

Does HR need professional standards?

IHRM council members Paul Kearns, Stuart Woollard and Rob Scott provide their perspective in this in-depth feature in HR Magazine:  

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The 9th Pillar – Performance culture has to connect value to values

Yesterday two NHS nurses were struck off the UK nursing register for bringing their profession into serious disrepute.  One of the features of this case was the falsifying of records so that ‘performance targets’ could be met.  The NHS has … Continue reading

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Mercer must like taking candy off HR babies

It would be really good to say that MI’s notion of HR maturity is rapidly catching on but, as with all brilliantly simple ideas, you need to be able to distinguish between the authentic version and the counterfeit. On the … Continue reading

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Is the HR profession getting better or worse?

Are you Linkedin? Would linking-in to a Linkedin HR group make you a better HR professional? Peer pressure can be insidious and when Linkedin first appeared on the scene I was not sure whether I wanted any part of it.  … Continue reading

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