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New on #SAPRadio: The HR Led Business

Did you miss today’s broadcast of SAP Radio? No worries, the live show will soon be available on demand for your listening pleasure here. Today’s panel discussed “The HR Led Business”. Panelists Included:

  • Jill McGillen, renowned columnist and founder of Next Turn Consulting
  • Simon Mitchell, General Manager at DDI Worldwide UK
  • Brigette McInnis-Day, Executive Vice President and Human Resources Business Partner for the Global Customer Organization at SAP

HR Trends.PNGAbout Jill McGillen (@JillMcGillen)

Jill believes that influencing has become one of the most important skills in the workplace. Human Resources influences metrics and metrics influences culture, development and productivity of employees. Thus in Jill’s opinion, the immense influence that Human Resources professionals wield in an organization can help to drive the innovation and collaboration necessary for continued success

About Simon Mitchell (@DDIWorldWide)

Simon feels that businesses desire HR to deliver real value by having a deep understanding of the departments, identifying who those departments need and getting them quickly, and helping to raise the performance of every employee. In Simon’s opinion this can be best achieved when HR professionals are coaches, mentors and challengers.

About Brigette McInnis-Day (@BMcInnisDay)

Brigette believes that be successful, HR departments must know the business and be consultative and proactive. HR departments can’t sit around waiting to be asked to solve an issue. Brigette contents that HR is all about people experience and that HR solutions and recommendations need to mirror the natural behaviors of people.

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