Storify of day one at the CIPD conference 2012

This is our view from afar of day one of the CIPD Conference 2012 being held in Manchester.

To see press releases from the event, visit the CIPD press office.

 

Day one of the CIPD Conference 2012

Curated highlights from the Twitter stream on day one at #cipd12

Storified by Martin Couzins · Tue, Nov 06 2012 09:20:23

Gary Hamel challenges us to use inspirational language. When’s the last time anyone spoke of truth or beauty in a meeting? #cipd12 #gotryitSHL Group
#CIPD12 Come and talk to Martin, Justin or Paul on stand 412 for all your training and development requirements http://pic.twitter.com/1t6HgFfuProfessional Academy
@hoorayhenry warming up the crowd at #cipd12 😉 http://yfrog.com/odbpiofjGareth Jones
I am a leader – I work in HR – be proud, be proactive, be up front #cipd12Mike Morrison
The DPG teddies are loving the new edition of @peoplemgnt magazine http://ow.ly/i/1661R #CIPD12 #CIPD > get yours now!!DPG plc
How much time does #HR spend really, really listening, asks Louise Beardmore from United Utilities at #cipd12Cirrus
45% of HR professionals are quite or very pessimistic about the future of work. #ADP #CIPD12Sukhvinder Pabial
Attending the sessions at #cipd12 is a bit like eating a bag of Revels. I’ve just had a coffee one….Neil Morrison
British Gas #Advocacy and #Engagement stems from every stakeholder including customers, not just the mgt team #cipd12 http://pic.twitter.com/EiG8e7H4Kenexa EMEA
Very Thought Provoking – New Study: The Top 10 Best Practices of High-Impact HR Organizations http://ow.ly/f1ebI Lets chat #CIPD12. Plz…Ian Knowlson
@KellyCIPD telling #CIPD12 about Steps Ahead and the work we’re doing to help young ppl get ready for work http://pic.twitter.com/nuERqepTGen Bach
Author Susan Walker at the Kogan Page stand 612 #CIPD12 http://pic.twitter.com/fPGwSu6uKogan Page
#HR must help kill bureaucracy and encourage greater innovation, says Gary Hamel http://ow.ly/f3Hie #CIPD12 #hackyourteamColin Watt
#Blogging good for the blogger (reflective learning) as well as the readers @sukhpabial #cipd12Sheridan Webb
#cipd12 sporadic access to wifi but great place & conference, inspiring keynote by Prof Hamel on ditching management as we know it.Anna Cook
Lights, camera, action at the FP stand at #cipd12 http://instagr.am/p/RsL99vJsfS/Ferrier Pearce
we are called human resources for a reason, now the world needs us to articulate this #cipd12—–end of speach – now q&AMike Morrison
One of our TLCs and their lookalike? #CIPD12 http://pic.twitter.com/T5uv9zcNC&D Cleaning Service
i have a high performance function, this is important in this climate, he is proud of his function and his teams people #cipd12Mike Morrison
"Businesses evolve, and #HR shared services needs to become a finely tuned engine" says Gary Booth from Co-operative Group at #CIPD12Cirrus
Three stages of Org Effectiveness at #nationwide 1 Diagnose: what are the barriers and how to address? #cipd12Martina O’Sullivan
Interesting journey from OD to OE as told by Nationwide #cipd12 http://pic.twitter.com/VVTG3fUUSandy Wilkie
Gary Hamel this morning, Nationwide this afternoon. PS3 v ZX81. #CIPD12Steve Hewitt
offer a simple, easy to access solution #cipd12 the only constant these days is change – biz is changing, we need to change tooMike Morrison
Really fun and interesting keynote from @profhamel this morning. I don’t say that lightly. Check it out! http://www.managementexchange.com/ #cipd12 #shrmLaurie Ruettimann
Having a great day at #CIPD12 seen @sukhpabial doing his stuff & @KingfisherCoach passing in the hall & got *high 10* from @PerryTimmsPhil Willcox
Allianz insurance great example of linking HR strategy to organisational strategy-more needed tho on how impact is measured #cipd12Ele Morrissey
Some eye catching stands at #CIPD12 http://pic.twitter.com/3vhxG9fRDarren Bell Recruit
As #CIPD12 launches, a warning that 40% of employees do not believe business values are worth paper they’re written on http://www.cipd.co.uk/pressoffice/press-releases/Two-fifths-employees-dont-believe-business-values-worth-paper-written-061112.aspxIPA
Listening to @FloraMarriott talking about HR Practitioner top tips on Social Media at #CIPD12 http://pic.twitter.com/uOZQigVOIan Pettigrew
Fiona Deal from AmicusHorizon on Internal Comms. #cipd12 http://pic.twitter.com/fj4bHtK3Steve Hewitt
If mix of board is changing so must HRs approach to influence- know your audience #cipd12 #boardroomMartina O’Sullivan
#CIPD12 linda Kennedy from yell on hr influence on boards. Make sure you know the unwritten rules of those on the board.Julia Tybura
Less than 1% of directors in UKs 50 largest firms come from people management background. No HR directors on any FTSE 100 companies #cipd12Martina O’Sullivan
"Young people are part of the Google generation, want truth but are the least confident" Fairhurst #cipdyouthspeak #CIPD12 #cipdl2wKaterina Rudiger
Full house, standing room only for #cipdyouthspeak #CIPD12 http://yfrog.com/h4oewzwqjNeil Morrison
Good to hear ‘The Element’ by @SirKenRobinson being quoted by @FloraMarriott at #CIPD12 – Find your tribe and get: http://pic.twitter.com/PXg91INMIan Pettigrew
What entry level role will give value to young workers? One with variety, challenge, teamwork & customer interaction #cipdyouthspeak #cipd12MervynDinnen
A giant #HRprofessionmap on display on the @CIPD stand #CIPD12 http://pic.twitter.com/hqa445SoJohanna Ratcliffe
@FloraMarriott ‘twitter is great for meeting people, and I did have friends before too!’ #CIPD12Doug Shaw
Organisational culture as an active, planned development process. How can L&D influence this? Interesting topic taster session at #CIPD12Claire Pedley
Employers need to have visible career paths, clearly mapped out for young people #cipdyouthspeak #CIPD12Katerina Rudiger
Youth learn through what they experience not what they are told – loyalty needs to be earned through action #cipdyouthspeak #cipd12MervynDinnen
some great ideas & passion. I encourage all readers to follow #cipdyouthspeak and get involved #cipd12Mike Morrison
2 years ago I went to CIPD alone & was on my own. This year, thanks to #twitter & #networking I went to #cipd12 alone, but met many friendsSheridan Webb
#CIPD12 – AMAZING session with Fiona Deal! Truly inspirational story and lots to take back home with me. Thank you!Paul Bleackley
Fantastic talk from Anna Cook of @CERN regarding how to use social media to enhance the recruitment process #CIPD12Originem
@mikepinions explaining data visualisation – fascinating stuff! #cipd12 http://yfrog.com/g0qigsqjGareth Jones
“@neilmorrison: Blog: Innovation versus process: Day one of #CIPD12 http://wp.me/p19dJv-8o” > useful summary so far, look forward to moreAlison Chisnell

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