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Welcome to My New People Blog

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. First times are fascinating - I can remember my first day in primary school, first time in secondary school, first time in the University, my first job, our first born son.... These and other firsts leave that indelible mark. Fortunately for me these marks are… Continue reading Welcome to My New People Blog

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Mental Health and Performance Management

Photo by Frank K on Pexels.com Some years ago, I was faced with a mental health issue concerning one of our colleagues, and I must admit that it was a difficult time for me.  Since I was offering human resources business support for the function that the individual belonged, I had to make decisions and… Continue reading Mental Health and Performance Management

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Preparing for tomorrow

Photo by Jeffrey Paa Kwesi Opare on Pexels.com Some years back, I had the unfortunate responsibility of calculating the redundancy dues of several of my colleagues. The company had decided to rationalize our extension services while at the same time bring in younger, more technology-savvy staff. This task, coming only three years into my employed… Continue reading Preparing for tomorrow