Marty Belle

With over 30 years’ HR experience, Marty is skilled in the alignment of People strategy with business strategy to drive the productivity and employee engagement required to deliver bottom line results.

Fi Talk About Time
20th February 2023

Employers! It’s Time to Talk About Time

Time and time again, the hours in the day can prove to be elusive. Many of us may find ourselves asking, where did the time go? when we look up from our desk and suddenly see that the sky has darkened. What’s interesting about this is, a lot of employees are now much more aware […]

Fi Black History Month
01st February 2023

The Importance of Black History Month in the Workplace

In the US, February marks the start of Black History Month – which aims to recognize the achievements of Black Americans and their contributions made to American history. It has been celebrated nationally since 1976, but was being taught even before this all the way back to 1926, with the founding of Negro History Week. […]

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01st December 2022

‘Tis the Season: How can Employers be Inclusive to all Festivities?

Often times, the mention of December will most likely be identified with Christmas – lights go up, grottos come out, employers across all sectors begin preparing for the rush of commercialism that accompanies this time of year. But in reality, Christmas is just one of many festivities that is celebrated in December. And yet many […]

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23rd November 2022

What Role does Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Play for the US Employer?

To gain insight on the role Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) currently plays for US employers, we spoke with Conrad Woody, Managing Partner of Odgers Berndston’s Washington Office, and Marty Belle, Partner at OrgShakers. “I would say in the US, the topic has always been more performative than really heartfelt,” Marty reflected. “For the majority […]

Fi Likeable Leaders
06th October 2022

How to Be an Approachable Leader

“People leave managers, not companies,” is the mantra of Marcus Buckingham’s book on leadership[1]. And if I were to simplify this message even further, it would be to this: people are more likely to remain working for leaders that are approachable and inclusive.  In a time where workers are consistently changing jobs, retention strategies have […]

Fi Culture Fit
27th July 2022

Why hiring for culture fit may not be the best way forward

“You will fit in perfectly here” is a phrase that many of us will be familiar with hearing after receiving a new job. And while this is positive, it can make you wonder what employers really mean when they say an employee is a ‘good fit’. Is a ‘good fit’ someone the interviewer feels they […]

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