Month: April 2019

HasBean – A day in the life #12

Auditor: “I’m looking for evidence that you check staff are competent and suitably experienced.” HasBean: “Everyone has a Job Description, so they know what to do.” Auditor: “And does everyone have a development plan as well?” HasBean: “Yes, showing their planned training.” Auditor: “Have you assessed all their skills, so you know the gaps, and …

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HasBean – A day in the life #11

HasBean: “Experience? Overrated! We hire for attitude, and then train people.” Audience Member: “For every job?” HasBean: “Yes, throw them straight into the deep end. Do the job and learn from their mistakes.” Audience Member: “Is that why you moved from your last job hiring doctors?” HasBean: “That press coverage was unfair. He was a …

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HasBean – A day in the life #10

CIO: “HB, I need info to make decisions on whether we upskill, recruit or hire for our future strategy.” HasBean: “We usually just ask HR!” CIO: “Surely our Digital Skills Management is more mature than that?” HasBean: “Our what?” CIO: “You HAVE heard of Digital Transformation?” HasBean: “Oh yes! Unfortunately I missed the session on …

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HasBean – A day in the life #9

Colleague: “Hey HB! The Job Description for your CIO role is not showing.” HasBean: “I know! None of the senior executives are posted.” Colleague: “Why Not? It’s time I started planning the skills for my next role.” HasBean: “It’s just the way we’ve always done it here.” Colleague: “Oh I see! So my only option …

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