Take a wry look at HR from a new perspective!
Welcome to my world – it’s one that not all HR folk want you to know about!
I deal in ‘employment relations’ not ‘employee relations.’ There is a subtle but significant difference; I believe that HR should be working for the greater good of the organisation which employs it.
I specialise in ‘managed exits.’ All the trials, tantrums and tribulations - from employers and employees alike - that come with the everyday requirement companies still have for professionally removing people - whatever the reason - that no longer fit their organisation.
Some say that it’s dirty work, that it’s the drafting of over-generous payouts or the shadowy world of non-disclosure agreements; buying the silence of execs just to see them quietly and contentedly on their way.
It’s none of these although I’m often the last resort. I’m the employment relations master, parachuted in when HR often doesn’t have the skill or the will to work in their company’s best interests.
I’ve seen a lot of things that business does and doesn’t do. So read on; you might be shocked and surprised by what you hear. Or then again, you might not...