Laurie Ruettimann says HR Should Deliver Value and Build Trust

Laurie Ruettimann Worldwide FOT

Lots of HR professionals want to know how to deliver value and build trust in organizations.

(Like there’s a ten-step plan for being a better human being, too. Whatever.)

People are always looking to experts when the answers reside within themselves. Drives me crazy. In as much as a blog post or a conference can inspire you to live better, well, that’s great. But let’s not pretend that there’s a shortcut to delivering value and building trust.

You have to answer questions that are rarely asked.

1. How do you define value?
2. Is it the same way I define value?
3. Is your definition ethical or appropriate?
4. Does it matter if you feel like I’m delivering value?
5. Are you important, or should I aim higher in the organization?

I also want to know:

Read the rest over at Laurie Ruettimann’s blog (an FOT contributor blog).

Laurie Ruettimann is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur based in Raleigh, NC. She’s working on her next book about fixing work due out in 2020.