Category Archives: Human Resources General

How to develop good job descriptions

How to develop good job descriptions

Dozier (2013) characterises a job description as a document which indicates the clear key performance areas (KPAs), core responsibilities, and job obligations. It regularly includes whom the employee reports to, work demands, academic qualifications, and competencies needed by the person applying for the job. A well-compiled job description builds a critical foundation so that the

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How to successfully adopt minimalistic HR

How to successfully adopt minimalistic HR

Organizations are slowly buying into the realization that HR is doing too much and that the list of HR initiatives is far too long. Behind this thinking is the notion that what employees and management are looking for is more impact, with less effort. Employees and management are of the view that HR tends to

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QnA

Q&A with Dave Ulrich on how HR can help the Business win in the Market

An Interview with Dave Ulrich on how HR can help  the Business win in the Market Memory Nguwi caught up with Dave Ulrich to discuss pertinent issues facing the human resources profession, specifically how HR can add value to the business. Questions Memory: How do  you measure the performance of the HR department in an

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Competence Profiling made simple

Competence Profiling made simple

Designing a Competency Model for your organisation What is  a Competency Model? A Competency Model is a   set of key behaviours required for excellent performance in a particular role. Excellent performers on the job demonstrate these behaviours much more consistently than average or poor performers. These characteristics include the key behaviours that primarily drive excellent

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HR Quick wins for every Board

HR Quick wins for every Board

Most Boards at this moment are seized with crafting survival strategies for their businesses. This is not an easy task considering how difficult it is for the Board to share the same vision. When people join Boards they join for various reasons. Others do it for prestige, political reasons, while others do so for good

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The future of HR is in People Analytics

The future of HR is in People Analytics

The human resources department is still struggling to assert its authority although tremendous progress has been made. Its biggest challenge is the inability to show its value through objective evidence. The key question always is how human resources practices are impacting positively on the business. While the human resources profession has tried to get representation

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Why you should apply analytics to your HR strategy

Why you should apply analytics to your HR strategy

The human resources department is still struggling to assert its authority although tremendous progress has been made. Its biggest challenge is the inability to show its value through objective evidence. The key question always is how human resources practices are impacting positively on the business. While the human resources profession has tried to get representation

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