Demands of the HR world
If you’re an HR professional worth your salt, you’ll know about the demands of a ‘VUCA’ [volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous] world, the knowledge economy, the rise of the millennials and the more globalised, networked economy. What you really need is some help figuring out what to do about it all.
Most of the HR professionals I know are worn out from being stretched too thin. They are worried about the capability and capacity of their teams to deliver the day job, and sick of having Google paraded as the only example of HR innovation. After all, they have just a small fraction of the multinational corporation’s budget at their disposal.
HR certainly doesn’t suffer from a lack of advice. Aside from the many academic articles and blogs, we’ve all been to conferences to listen in awe and disbelief as an HR director explains all about their latest initiative, knowing that change in HR rarely goes smoothly. How do we filter out the noise and identify what might really make the difference to our businesses in the future?