HasBean

A Day in the Life

HasBean: Rachel, Hi, it's time to look at what training you need. Rachel: HB, I think we need to start with looking at what skills I already have first. HasBean: No need for all that nonsense, we have that in your current job description. Rachel: I have over 10 years working experience, I have a lot more skills to offer than just the ones I use in my...

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Charles: "HB, I'm not at all happy with the role you have chosen as MY career development trajectory." HasBean: "But why? It's the most obvious progression from your current technical support role."   Charles: But we agreed when I started, this role was temporary until I understood our products. HasBean: Unfortunately our new automated Career Development System uses your current job description as the basis...

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HasBean: So Rachel, There's a bug in the new skills inventory system. I cannot delete unnecessary skills from Janes skill profile! HR Manager: No HasBean, that's quite right, only Jane can do that. HB: But that's crazy, she works for me and she does not do any programming in my team. HR Manager: But that does not mean she can't do it! HasBean: Oh, I’ll just get the Admin...

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CIO: I am expecting we can use the Skills Inventory to find people to cover for those that are off sick? HasBean: I'm not so sure! it shows the skills they have for their current roles. CIO: So who's 'clever' idea was it to limit the assessments to a subset of skills for their current roles only? HR: Exactly, a recent study showed that 37% of employees said...

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CIO: HB & Team. In there times of disruption and having to work from home, there are opportunities for self-development. Update your skills profile; explore SFIA to identify skills that sound interesting; explore the job roles that represent current and future requirements; identify gaps in your skills for opportunities for personal growth; set up you career development action plan and research what learning content is...

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Consultant: Hi Mr HasBean. I understand you want some consultancy support regarding your Digital Transformation? HasBean: Yes, we need a consultant urgently. Consultant: Shall I take you through my skills and relevant experience in Digital Transformation? HasBean: No, that won't be necessary. It says consultant on your business card. Consultant: OK, well what seems to be the problem? HasBean: Don't worry about that. I just need you to present this...

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HR Manager: What's this? A resignation letter? But you've only been here 2 months! Charles: Yes, but this job is not what was advertised. HR Manager: I thought HasBean was working with you to agree your responsibilities and provide direction? Charles: No! He seems to be waiting until annual appraisal time. HR Manager: Can't you wait until HasBean gets back from his vacation? Charles: No, I found a job somewhere that...

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Charles: HB, I think we need to chat about your expectations and my responsibilities please. HasBean: Really? What seems to be the problem? Charles: These tasks you have given me don't exactly match my job description. HasBean: No, no of course not. The job descriptions are fairly generic. But that means we don't have to keep updating them - saves me work! Charles: But then how do I know...

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HasBean: Morning! You've been here a month now, how are things going? Charles: Well, I now have my own security pass, a laptop, and my user account and email were finally set up this morning. Charles: So now I want to baseline my skills and create a prioritised development plan, so I know the priority tasks you need me to focus on. HasBean: We normally discuss all that...

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Steve: Morning Charles, good news! Security are ready to take your pass photo. You just need to complete the online form first. Charles: Well Steve, that would've been great news if I'd had a laptop and login account to complete the form. Charles: Good morning HasBean. That looks like a nice new laptop. HasBean: Yes! It's just arrived. There's my old one for you. You may need to...

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