The Changing Face of Human Resources
Jan11

The Changing Face of Human Resources

According to the surveys published for Effective Human Resource Management: A Global Analysis, the results displays what HR is lacking and what action HR needs to partake to become a key strategic force in major corporations. HR will have to increase its real and perceived value, and now is the time for HR to step in and play a vital role in business strategy development and implementation. The role of HR has evolved over time. The...

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Your 3 Step Plan to Surviving Enrollment Season
Aug17

Your 3 Step Plan to Surviving Enrollment Season

Human resources planning can be daunting, whether you’re new to HR or a seasoned pro. Your responsibilities include auditing your resources, your workforce, and your budget. And with enrollment season just around the corner, you need a solid plan that will work for your company, regardless of the size of your team (or lack thereof). No need to stress, we’ve got you covered with a 3-step strategy to help tackle your benefits enrollment...

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The Business Savvy HR Professional

My first HR job was with a food manufacturing company that had survived for over a hundred years without a dedicated HR person. I had never worked in the food industry before and I started out focusing on setting up the human resources department. Revamping policies, writing job descriptions, and establishing procedures to standardize HR practices across the organization did not require a deep knowledge of food manufacturing. But when...

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How to Make your Organization Irresistible to Millennials

At the Millennial Leadership Summit I attended in April, Bill Pallett and Jose Bansil of WJ Pallet & Associates talked about how to attract and retain millennial talent. Human resources administrators often talk about how difficult it is to find the right people for the job, and yet many millennials are underemployed. How can we connect these two often disparate factions? According to the report What Millennials Want From Work by...

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Three Critical Skills Needed To Survive HR Disruption

Due to added challenges from rapid technological developments and the changing needs of the new generation of workers, HR is really having difficulty

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A Simple Formula For Becoming An Enviable Place To Work

Eventually, all leadership teams come to a realization that if they “win” in attracting higher caliber people than their competitors to their company then they will also “win” in their marketplace. Having a better team of people in place than your competitors is a sure-fire way to create a sustainable competitive advantage. But doing so is tricky. Why? Look no further than Google as a means of proving my point. Google “enviable work...

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Think Like A Workplace Futurist

In the first quarter of 2015, Millennials finally overtook Generation X as the largest cohort in the workplace — there are more than 53.5 million of them working today. Their massive size and economic power has had marketers and business leaders tracking the “Millennial mindset” for years. And yet, nipping at their heels, here comes Generation Z, the oldest of who are just starting to come of age. The U.S. Census estimates that...

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6 Reasons Employee Engagement Scores Are Vanity Metrics vs. Real Analytics

Businesses and their HR teams have measured employee engagement as a way of trying to improve business performance. Millions have been spent conducting engagement surveys, and their follow on programs, targeting areas that measure low in employee engagement. It can be satisfying to see reports that highlight areas in the organization with and without engagement. Engagement reports often provide a false sense of control that...

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