Starting with HR

Starting with HR: 4 Practical Tips

The newly appointed people operations manager of a fast-growing scale-up (120 people today) called me. She had just started, and asked if I could give some advice. We drank a coffee in Amsterdam. Below a short summary of my tips. 1. Don’t hire an HR manager My first message was: I would not have hired…

Performance management becomes development oriented

How to Master the Shift from Performance to Development Management

Currently, many organizations question their performance management. The reason for that is an increasing number of employees in competence-based jobs as technical and manufacturing jobs are disappearing due to automation. According to a study by the World Economic Forum, cognitive flexibility, creativity, emotional intelligence and active learning are the most important competencies for the future.…

Barry Flack on examples of successful HR digital transformation

[VIDEO] Examples of a Successful HR Digital Transformation

What does a successful HR digital transformation look like? That’s the question we asked our experts at UNLEASH London in this fourth Digital HR Live video. Their – sometimes hilarious – answers didn’t disappoint: from ‘digitalizing’ shoeboxes to bringing Uber back on the list of authorized travel expenses, it’s all there. Happy watching! What’s the best…

Lightbulb as a symbol of innovation

5 Examples of Successful HR Innovation

Here at Digital HR Tech, we talk a lot about HR innovation. After all, most of the HR technology out there aims to innovate existing HR systems and processes. As such, there are many examples of HR functions that have successfully been (partially) innovated. What is HR innovation? HR innovation is the implementation of new…