We often question the strategic value that HR brings to business. Too often it is focused on risk minimisation rather than strategic contribution.
Perhaps that is finally starting to change. We're a part of a movement to re-focus HR systems and processes on meaningful strategic contribution. We understand that the more we focus on compliance, the less we inspire performance.
In an article in the Human Resources Director Australia magazine dated 16 August 2018 entitled ‘This Is Why It's Such An Exciting Time To Be In HR Today’, Bridget Loudon, founder and CEO at Expert360 states:
“The systems that they (HR Professionals) put in place need to not just be systems of record but systems of interaction that allow them to create a really great experience.”
We’re in total agreement!
Every HR System that we’ve seen puts the focus onto compliance; ticking boxes, and people ratings and rankings … Yuk! They completely miss the human aspect of performance and the value of engaging conversations around desired outcomes.
We spent a great deal of time trying to find the system that would deliver what we wanted: an online hub for people and culture that provides a single place where people could easily access the things they required to allow for high performance and accountability.
We couldn't find one, so we decided to build it.
We set out to create a tool that the people will want to use, rather than something that is just another tool for HR risk management, not for them!
THE 4 THINGS THAT GUIDE OUR WORK PERFORMANCE
There’s four things that govern what we do, and how well we do it, when we’re at work:
A great culture and accountability tool is one where there is:
t was with this desire, and the fact that we were frustrated with the status quo of HR, that we built the H-Me System.