We all need a ringleader in this circus of a world we call HR.
After starting a personal blog recently and reading many blogs over the last few years, I have decided to take the plunge into writing one specifically for my industry- human resources. First, I wondered what I can contribute that is not out there and, after some thought, I think I can contribute a different spin than some of the other prominent HR blogs. I personally learn something new every day from those awesome blogs (you can find my favorite blog links to the right). What I hope to bring to the table is how one struggles with the daily HR issues in a corporate environment, where change comes more slowly, and how to successfully incorporate innovative and creative approaches to HR.
I chose HR Ringleader because according to Wickipedia, “the ringleader is often the most important and most-visible performer in the modern circus (aka HR in this case). He/she usually introduces the various acts and guides the audience through entertainment experience. Most modern-day ringleaders become an integral part of the performance, singing and dancing along with the other entertainers. The ringleader is responsible for maintaining the smooth flow of the show — or at least the appearance of it.”
To me, my role as a HR professional is more than just trying to have a seat at the table. It’s my attempt to guide employees through the work experience. I want to become an integral part of their performance and sometimes, I want to be able to “sing and dance” right along with them. I also want to do what I can to make the HR experience a smooth one for leaders and employees.
So, ladies and gentlemen, please join me over the coming months as I explore the greatest show on earth- the experience of human resources!
“Everything posted on this blog is my personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of my employer or its clients.”
Welcome to the HR blogging arena! It’s nice to see a new face! 🙂
I’m in. I don’t know a damned thing about HR and it’s about time I learned.
Thanks for the feedback. I’m just getting into this so if there are any specific HR issues or questions you can think of, let me know. Appreciate it.