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Agile Human Resources by Kelly Swingler

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CHAPTER 1

Introduction

First, thank you for buying this book. I’m so pleased that you are interested in doing HR differently and that you want to create a sustainable future for the HR profession.

When I started in HR, I was passionate about wanting to create better places to work, where I did not have to sit at the pub, or in the hairdressers’ and hear about the problems that my friends, friends of friends, and family were having at work—the difficulties they faced with managers, the long-winded and policy-driven ways of doing HR, and what I call the Monday to Friday dying syndrome, where you spend all week at work waiting for the weekend, and then, do the same the week after, and the week after that.

You have heard about it or experienced it ...

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