Tom Haak

ask tom

Ask Tom!

Ask Tom. Regularly I receive questions, via e-mail or LinkedIn. Sometimes I answer. Some of my answers I will collect in this post. ...
HR Organisation

10 Trends in HR organisations

HR organisations are changing. What are some of the trends we are sensing? In this article 10 trends the HR Trend Institute sees. Some inspiration to use, when you are considering to transform your HR organisation. ...
storytelling

Storytelling for HR

An area where HR clearly can improve is storytelling. In this article 9 tips for HR professionals on how they can improve their story. What is the compelling story of HR? ...
Purpose

The Big Purpose Quiz

The purpose of organisations is becoming more and more important. What is the purpose? Do you recognise the purpose of well known organisations? Do the BIG Purpose test. ...
roles

18 roles for HR in 2018

Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute, describes 18 roles that HR can play in 2018. The Accelerator, the Guardian of the Values, the Smooth Operator and many more. Which roles will you play in the coning year? ...
Apple

How Apple empowers its employees…

I had an issue with a USB-C to ethernet connector I bought at the Apple online shop. It took me a long time, and a lot of irritation, to convince them to mail a replacement. A service centre case story. ...
Agile HR

New book on Agile HR

Last week a nice book was published on Agile HR (in Dutch). The book gives clear guidance for HR professionals who want to know more about agile. ...
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Tom Haak

Tom Haak is the founder and director of The HR Trend Institute. Prior to founding the HR Trend Institute in 2014, Tom held senior HR positions in companies as Arcadis, Aon, KPMG and Philips. The HR Trend Institute detects, follows and encourages smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organizations, and also in adjacent areas.

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