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Musings from the Front Line

By Nick Holley 11th March 2019

One of the key differentiators of CRF Learning’s HR programmes is the involvement of senior practitioners who share their real-life experiences. As we look forward to this year’s Becoming an Effective HRD Open Programme on June 3rd & 4th I am reminded of the wise words we heard from Toby Peyton-Jones, who recently retired as the HRD of Siemens...

The HR Doctor: Delivery Deficiency

By Nick Holley 6th February 2019

The HR Doctor series takes a tongue-in-cheek look at some of the common misconceptions, misdiagnoses and diseases that commonly afflict the HR function. They reflect our experience of working in and with HR over the last 25 years. Over the weeks ahead, we’d urge you to honestly diagnose yourself: are you showing any of the symptoms? Should you be applying the cure?

The HR Doctor: Disconnection Disorder

By Nick Holley 15th January 2019

The HR Doctor series takes a tongue-in-cheek look at some of the common misconceptions, misdiagnoses and diseases that commonly afflict the HR function. They reflect our experience of working in and with HR over the last 25 years. Over the weeks ahead, we’d urge you to honestly diagnose yourself: are you showing any of the symptoms? Should you be applying the cure?

The Future of Work is Human

By Steven Toft 13th November 2018

Barely a week goes by without another headline about the future of work, along with predictions of a brave new world. Sure, these predictions are indicative of some trends and we are further towards most of them than we were ten years ago but the progress has been much slower than forecasters envisaged. Work in 2020 doesn't look anywhere near as futuristic as the breathless headlines of the late 2000s suggested.