10 Questions for HR to Ask Before a Re-Organization

Month: June 2015

10 Questions for HR to Ask Before a Re-Organization

10 Questions for HR to Ask Before a Re-Organization

I was writing a blog on another topic when re-organizations came up.  It got me thinking that sharing a short list of questions HR practitioners should be asking their leadership team before a re-organization would be helpful.  Here they are enjoy! What is the business problem you are trying to solve?  This will lead to a discussion of what is going on in the business and give you insights into what the leader is thinking big picture. What’s changing?  Duh, this might seem like a no brainer, right?  Sometimes I like to be Captain Obvious for fun. What is the business need for

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#allthethingsHR

Usually it is about 2 hours into the workday that I sit back and realize that I have already helped employees with the following: •a need for FMLA •answering a question on how to access our eye care benefits •pulling market data for a manager who wants to make sure we are paying based on the market for the top engineer on their team •talking through how they can stay engaged at work when they are not feeling challenged by the role •working with a manager to think through what training a newly formed team may need to get them

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Gender Transitions

Gender Transitions

I am sure by now you have seen the Caitlyn Jenner interview.  It is emotional and stunning and full of hope.  The topic of gender transition is in the spotlight because of Caitlyn’s celebrity. But what if the employee is an average Joe needing to become Jane (or vice versa), needing to live as their authentic self?  How does that translate in a work setting?  How can HR support these transitions? I have been fortunate in my career to be part of the support system for a few employees as they make this change to their identity.  I wanted to share

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