Dave Millner

Affiliate Research Scientist

Dave Millner has a business (risk/lending) and HR background based in financial services where he was a key internal consultant involved with the research, design and delivery of performance/competency based consultancy solutions for a range of businesses and brands in the NatWest/RBS Group.

Dave has worked directly with a variety of different global and multi-national based organizations offering a range of senior assessment/learning/development programs, executive coaching and organizationally based performance, employee engagement and capability based solutions across a number of different sectors focusing on future proofing their businesses.

Dave’s real passion revolves around the vital role that HR can provide to organizations and has been supporting HR functions to become more commercially focused so that they can provide a transformational workforce experience. He is a regular presenter at conferences promoting the future of HR and the need for analytics to demonstrate tangible business value. He is regarded as a social media guru through @HRCurator, being referenced as being one of the Most Influential People on Twitter in a number of subject areas.

Recent Research


HR – Make Some Noise!

I was talking to a CHRO recently and he was talking about the perception that people in their organisation had about HR. He went on to say “if you want to be thanked for what you do at work, don’t go into HR!” He went on to say that people in HR need to “get over the fact that they won’t get a lot of recognition and that if they think that they are going to be thrown flowers and gifts for their work in HR then they should get out of the function now.”

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Come on HR – Prove Me Wrong!

I love HR and have always had a passion for the whole area since I fell into Personnel by mistake many years ago. Some 30 years later, working both in and around the HR function, the demands and expectations being made of HR continue to rise, and rightly so!

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