Connection – 1 of 7 Enablers in our Human Resources Development Framework


HR Development FrameworkConnection – what it is

Making and nurturing the right connections across the business to help HR to target and deliver services in the most effective way possible; earning a seat at the table; political savvy.

The successful outcomes of Connection

  • People invite you to key meetings and discussions where decisions will be made
  • You are trusted with information, concerns and ideas, and feelings
  • Colleagues back you up when you are in the room, and when you’re not
  • You feel comfortable with your key stakeholders; you can get down to what really matters and have honest discussions
  • Your relationships deliver results; colleagues collaborate with you, follow through on commitments and help you meet your objectives
  • You are seen as a credible influencer and people seek you out to help them achieve their goals

Making Connection work for you in your Human Resources role

Click here for a longer read about Connection, including:

  • Some of the questions we can help you to answer
  • Building your Connection strategically – planning it into your relationships and routines
  • Building your Connection tactically – building productive relationships, meeting by meeting, conversation by conversation
  • Being seen as a key influencer, collaborator and supporter
  • Being Connected as partners in the business
  • How the 7 Enablers provide a holistic framework for success in Human Resources

We work at every level to enable Human Resources to add more value.

We work with CEO’s and HRDs to transform the HR function

We develop HR leaders and managers

We run HR Team Workshops

We coach at every level.  We have executive coaches who are experienced at
working with HR leaders, and we also value working with HR professionals
who are developing their careers.  Our approach is designed to fit into your
day and target your unique development requirements.  Because we understand
the challenges faced by HR people, it’s totally relevant, and time-effective.

Our  HR Self-evaluation Tool and 360-degree review provide a structure for
all these activities.   The 7 HR Enablers were identified in our research into
what drives excellence in HR.

Explore the other Enablers by clicking on the icons below.