Restoring Hope in HR Last week I had the opportunity to speak at the Talent Management Alliance (@TheTMAlliance) HRBP University Conference. I spoke at the end of day 1, right before happy hour, which was a bit tough. Don’t ever keep HR folks from their cocktails! I was in front of ~150 HR practitioners who were awesome. They gave me their undivided attention. They wanted to learn and it definitely felt like they were engaged in what I was saying. I spoke about culture and change. I shared information about merging cultures during acquisitions and when bringing in new executives. The entire conference, the speakers were amazing.
Everywhere we turn these days as HR professionals, we see something about a complete overhaul of HR being needed for us to remain relevant. Deloitte just published Reinventing HR which points to what needs to be fixed. We can all agree that we need to change and we want to change, but where we fall down is how. I am not sure about you, but I have not been granted an unlimited budget from my Chief People Officer to make all the changes needed, no matter how nicely I ask. So, how do we make this shift on teams with limited