HR Advisors Conference Blog

Further thoughts from the conference or about the challenges of being in an HR Advisory role.

Are you using nudge?

There are two ways we could tell you about attending the HR Advisors Conference. We could tell that you must register if you want to get new ideas to deliver … Continue reading

August 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

8 ways to manage sick leave

One of the areas you often need to report on and manage as an HR Advisor, is the levels of sick leave in the company. But there are things you … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Do you know the secret reason managers ring HR?

Sometimes they ring us because they like us, sometimes it’s because they see we are there to help them with their teams (although some managers think we just block them), … Continue reading

May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Are your job descriptions right for your culture?

This year at the HR Advisors Conference we’re exploring how HRA’s can be culture champions. One of the essentials parts of HR is making sure there are position descriptions or … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Do your emails make managers yawn?

For many of us in HR Advisor roles, the quickest way to communicate with many managers or employees at once is by email. When we send an email, we’re competing … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

The top 10 tips on being a culture champ!

The HR Advisors Conference in Wellington this week saw a wonderful group of passionate women in HR come together, who want to change workplaces for the better and have a … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

HR Career Paths: how did they get to where they are?

At the HR Advisors Conference in the last couple of years, we’ve had some fabulous and inspiring HR people share their career paths, how they got to where they are, … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

HR Super Hero Files #5: Getting Metric!

Big Data is getting lots of attention at the moment, but from our training here at Elephant, we’ve found that many HR teams have only just started their companies on … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

HR Superhero files #4: Don’t be a Westley

I love the Princess Bride. It’s a wonderful movie to make you feel happy with the world. However I realised something interesting recently. Through my HR career I’ve often been … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

HR Superhero files #3: Webinars that wow!

In HR we have a 1:many relationship with our managers and employees. There is only one of us and many of them! We just can’t talk to each person one … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment
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