C3PO – A New Role Maybe?

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I’ve been thinking some more about Jean Tabaka’s post about a new job
title for their HR Director, and my subsequent comments about the
negativity I feel about referring to people as ‘resources’.

Since most Board director roles are Chief something Officer, I suggested
CPO for Chief People Officer, which I think is a very fitting and very
sensible suggestion.

But then I thought of this! If the HR Director is responsible for
People, Process and Payroll (3 P’s), perhaps they should be called C3PO?!

I don’t know about you, but if I was CEO I couldn’t resist that, and
what HR Director in their right mind wouldn’t want that 🙂