Author - Dave Howell

hr policies and procedures webinar 052019 - Document Locator

Achieving Goals with HR Policies and Procedures

Ensuring the right document is in the right place at the right time when it comes to managing your HR policies and procedures. Company policies and procedures are a means for businesses and organizations to formally set out what they intend to do, and how they will carry out the stated objectives. Policies are documented guidelines establishing the rules of conduct [...]


Have a Plan When Buying Software

Inspector Clouseau: Does your dog bite? Hotel Clerk: No. Inspector Clouseau: [bowing down to pet the dog] Nice doggie. [Dog barks and bites Clouseau in the hand] Inspector Clouseau: I thought you said your dog did not bite! Hotel Clerk: That is not my dog.   We all tend to make assumptions based on first impressions. Much of the “pain” companies go through during software selection centers [...]


Technological Change – Disruption and Resistance

Change is inevitable – except from a vending machine.  ~Robert C. Gallagher Early computer users existed in a world of DOS character-based screens replete with C:\ prompts, command lines and a wide variety of keyboard key combinations to navigate the system. All that started to change in 1985 when Microsoft released Windows 1.0. The first version of Windows with its graphical [...]



“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” –Niels Bohr – Danish Physicist   On the eve of the Year 2000 Millennium I ventured to the Kingdom of Tonga, a remote South Pacific archipelago comprising 176 islands scattered over 270,000 square miles at the edge of the International Dateline. The idea was to be one of the first to celebrate [...]