James Bennett

QED: PBs make the best talent

Progressive Businesses (PBs) find and keep the best staff & managers. Many good people, talented in so many ways, but needing development in many others, are right now pro-actively looking for a progressive employer that will invest in them. So, what defines a PB and how do you become one? ​

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James Bennett

Forget ‘Best Practices’ – Focus on “Brilliant Basics”

I’ve spent 30 years listening to Consultants heralding “best practice” like some holy grail to be achieved. And I’ve watched as no-one seems to get there. But worse than that, over-engineering to a theoretical perfection has left many HR Teams struggling to achieve even the basics in a reasonable amount of time. How about we start with the “brilliant basics” instead; an achievable, realistic, productive and faster exercise?

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James Bennett

HR Systems are dead – long live the experience!

James Bennett has spent over 30 years watching the transformation of HR technology from the early days through to the sophisticated solutions now available to us. He argues that they have moved on from being simply “tools” to an integrated part of the overall experience for employees and customers.

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