How to Spot a Commercially Minded Head of HR

Tips for discovering a commercially minded HR Person

Non Commercially Minded HR Example:

  • An abstract list of tasks:
  • Listing processes they set up, no indication of problems it solves or value added:

Commercially Minded HR Person example

  • talks about what she is helping achieve (for the companies with which she is involved)
  • talks about how she solved a genuine business problem
  • talks about the outcome and keeping the high standard of work, not just assuming value from the number of people recruited
  • talks about practical and specific outcome of a complex project



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