Posts tagged with 'human-resources'
Remote Work Is Here to Stay. But How Much?Read the rest of this entry »
As companies that went remote begin to reopen, employers are beginning to wonder “How ya gonna keep ‘em down on the farm” now that workers have enjoyed the benefits of flexible hours and no commuting.
Even Small Data Holds Value for HRRead the rest of this entry »
Big data has been an HR buzzword for a decade now. Yet despite the thousands of articles and conference workshops, there’s a lingering sense among human resources professionals that data analytics are the domain of only the largest companies.
There’s some truth in that, but it’s also not the whole story. Big data, or in the case of most employers, smaller data, can give HR leaders all sorts of valuable …
Advice for the International HR Job SeekerRead the rest of this entry »
Human resources professionals looking to go international should set their sights horizontally, says HR career columnist Martin Yate.
In his column for the Society for Human Resources Management, he recently addressed a question about job-searching internationally. It will take time and hard work, he counseled, but said that with the right focus it’s achievable.
His advice for job hunting internationally is much like what it would be for looking domestically. …
Skills Are HR’s Biggest Post-COVID PriorityRead the rest of this entry »
Driven by changes wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, human resources leaders have a full plate of priorities going into 2021. Topping their list is building the critical skills and competencies employees need to be successful at their job.
“Traditional ways of predicting skill needs aren’t working,” says the global research and consulting firm Gartner. “Employees need more skills for every job, and many of those skills are new.”
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Is Your Business COVID Compliant?Read the rest of this entry »
Most businesses in the US are too small to have a full-time HR professional, let alone a compliance officer. Yet, in these dramatically different times it can be a costly mistake to not keep up with rules and laws that are changing rapidly and for the first time being applied to at-home workers.
Writing for HR.com, Dan Marzullo says COVID-19 is making it “more important than ever for businesses …
Human Resources Is Becoming CoolEntrepreneurs are cool. Techies are cool. So are food truck chefs. But HR professionals?Read the rest of this entry »
Cool is not a word often used to describe jobs in human resources, no matter how important the role is to the success of an organization. That's the very reason, though that Kelly Max says it is.
"HR, done right, is emerging as a cool career choice for people dedicated to contributing to organizational success by …
5 Resolutions For Every HR ProfessionalRead the rest of this entry »
A new year isn't just a time for personal resolutions. It is a perfect time to come up with a list of business resolutions. While CEOs and CFOs want to grow revenue and increase profits, the resolutions of HR professionals may be more modest, but are every bit as important.
Attorney Shayna Balch has come up with a list of five employment law issues that should make the list of …
Why Your Next CEO Should Come From HRRead the rest of this entry »
Next to chief operating officers, the C-suite executive who is most like the CEO is, surprise, the chief HR officer.
“This finding is very counterintuitive — nobody would have predicted it,” says Dave Ulrich, a University of Michigan professor and a leading consultant on organization and talent issues. He and Ellie Filler, a senior client partner with the global recruiting firm Korn Ferry, researched the traits and characteristics of top …
CFOs See Their Responsibilities ExpandingRead the rest of this entry »
CFOs are becoming more involved in human resources issues, as companies more and more break down traditional silos in favor of ever greater collaboration among departments and divisions.
Better than 8 in 10 CFOs say their responsibilities have expanded in the last three years to touch areas as diverse as marketing and operations. Human resources leads the list, with 21% of the 2,100 CFOs surveyed saying their job now includes …
Halloween Is A Scary Time For HRRead the rest of this entry »
The nightmare that is Halloween is all too real for human resources. While everyone else is looking forward to spooky and scary, HR is spooked by the thought someone might show up this year as an Ebola victim or a pole dancer.
This is not just a sky is falling worry. Says Michael V. Abcarian, a managing partner of Fisher & Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm, …