Blog Collaboration With The HR Buddy

An invitation from The HR Buddy from the US; followed by a Skype call resulted in great share of #HR ideas and collaborative projects to work on which aims to support the skills development agenda globally. The first of these posts was launched last week by Nisha Naghavan on ‘Intercultural Workplaces – East and West’.

Competences and Professional Standards: The Missing Link

Thought for the Day A number of competence driven workforce development models are having an impact in service design cross-sector. There is growing interest globally in setting skills standards for world-class global competitiveness in skills and retaining top talent. However, establishing HR driven, organisational specific, succession planning is never easy in a multi-disciplinary context. The

Tennis with Skills: Game, Set and Match?

Whilst being passionate about skills development in a global context, and 3 years on; I read a continuous stream of publications from ‘intelligent organisations’ and policy makers, about the lack of skills defined by employers, in the workplace. The global ‘skills crisis’. Buzzwords galore, the issues are relatively similar wherever you go in the world

I don’t fit in!

I don’t fit in! So naturally, I would ask what am I going to do about it? Sounds like a positive question, that should open up opportunities and help me grow. Right? Some reflection, as I look back through my career: Schooling – being a dedicated book worm and committed school girl, my aspirations of

Women: Worth and Work in India

There has been a flurry of media attention in India, and resulting social media interest and activism supporting women in India. What is a concern, is the diminishing representation of women in the workforce of India as stated by numerous media representatives. Reactions and statements of public figures in India, surprisingly convey inequalities in a