The below image shows some examples of People leaders with the title 'HR' from a smattering of the largest UK companies;
Dannii Portsmouth FCIPD Portsmouth FCIPD
The year is 2020. We are evolving socially and becoming more aware of the power of language. Yet, there is staggering 13,000,000 results when you search for 'Human Resources' in LinkedIn. This is only the tip of the iceberg.
We need to stop dehumanising our people.
𝙎𝙤 𝙬𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙖𝙡𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙫𝙚𝙨?
- Human Capital Management
- People Operations (Google and Uber)
- Talent Management
- People @ (Facebook)
- Employee Experience (Airbnb)
If even one of the people in my network, or those I have tagged even considers changing their own LinkedIn title, or pushes for a rebrand of their HR departments to something more HUMANE, then this post will be a success.
This post isn't intended to blame, or criticise. Just asking the question.