Posts Tagged HR Practice
I’ve been thinking a lot recently about what it means to be a strategic HR partner, leader and influencer. I’m a department of one, and I strongly believe that the key to success is investing in relationships. The combination of being trustworthy and invested, along with really knowing your stuff, makes you both a subject matter expert and also a partner that folks in your organization will want in their corner.
Does the workplace have a love/hate relationship with HR?
It’s a profession with the best intentions and the worst stereotypes. It’s often misunderstood. HR is responsible for every aspect of an organization’s most valuable asset—its workforce—and the pressure is always on. In their efforts to be credible, competent and compliant, human resource professionals can sometimes come across as being very inhuman.
It’s that time of year where we typically think of witches, candy and what we’re going to use to spike the Halloween punch. This year, it seems to be more about the widespread scary clown sightings. That said, I’m still a fan of watching scary movies- the cheesier, the better.
It's been just shy of a month since SHRM16 took over our nation's capital but nearly a month is fairly late for getting a "post-SHRM16" blog written.
To my credit, a lot has happened since that time; likewise, I have been mentally occupied so it was difficult for me to write much. But, better late than never and today, I hope this is a worthwhile read for you.
By Catalina Andrade
Is employee happiness an issue at your organization? Have you heard grumbling around the water cooler? Here are some go-to ways to boost morale and improve employee happiness used by Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention programs:
I had the opportunity to talk randomly with a number of #SHRM16 attendees and ask them one question.
The question is based on Steve Wonder's "I Wish."
I asked people what they wished were different about their day to day HR jobs. Here are the top 5 top answers I heard.
1. I Wish I Had More Time with the People (Outside of Emergencies)
We all are well aware of the tragic massacre in Orlando less than a week ago.
In social media, the print media and public discussions, we hear a lot about:
So, what exactly is Gamification and why has it gained a lot of attention in the digital world? In simple words, Gamification is an art of using the essence of games and applying it in real life scenarios to increase user participation, engagement, retention & motivation etc.
By Wayne Cascio, Ph.D., Professor and Robert H. Reynolds Chair in Global Leadership, University of Colorado
It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.
- John Paul Jones