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The HR Minion – How it began….

The HR Minion – How it began….

The HR Minion is a bimonthly blog bringing us the HR world from the perspective of a recent graduate entering the HR workforce I am ‘The HR Minion’ and I chose this name because I think it is fitting – I am new in the HR field as an HR practitioner and, as with other newbie’s, we get asked to do...

posted on: Nov 1, 2012 | author: The HR Minion

Aiming too High?

Aiming too High?

Last week I was asked to go and speak to Degree and Diploma Human Resource (HR) Students concerning how to start their career in HR and what career guidance and development is available to them. I must confess this is one part of my job that I love, going out and spreading the word about HR and...

posted on: Apr 15, 2010 | author: Debbie Bridge

Take those opportunities and get recognised in HR

Take those opportunities and get recognised in HR

By Paul McCarthy Every now and again, when you have just read yet another article in an HR magazine where a correspondent whimpers away about the lack of recognition for HR and then indulges in a bout of self flagellation about the perceived shortcomings of the profession, a sigh escapes me. Bear...

posted on: Feb 4, 2010 | author: Guest post

What is the value of HR?

What is the value of HR?

As an HR practitioner with 15 years experience, I myself have frequently struggled to answer the question of ‘what value does HR bring to the organisation?’  I recall excitedly attending an HRINZ seminar entitled ‘How to measure the value of HR’, and it was standing room only.  So I can safely...

posted on: Dec 20, 2009 | author: Guest post