HR Leads Business

Jul 21, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, Staff Writer for HRCI

10 Hot Summer Blogs for HR Professionals

We listen to HR experts, blog on how HR can lead business and you, as part of the dedicated HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) community, have continued to support the profession by continuing to spend time with our posts. Thank you!

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Jul 13, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR

Crossing Swim Lanes for More Strategic Talent Management

"Stay in your swim lane." It’s a phrase most of us have heard in the workplace, at one time or another. But for human resource management professionals, line managers and the C-suite, this is the wrong advice for creating sustainable talent management advantages.

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Jul 7, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, HRCI Staff Writer

HRCI Celebrates Accreditation of All Credentials With Scholarship Giveaway

HR Certification Institute (HRCI) is celebrating a major milestone. With the recent accreditation of the Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), all seven HRCI certifications are now recognized as meeting the rigorous NCCA standards.

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Jul 4, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, HRCI Staff Writer

10 Barriers to Digital Transformation From HR's Bird's-Eye View

Imagine you just landed on Earth, transported from the 1990s, and you’re handed an iPhone, now 10 years old, for the first time in your life. You’d probably have a hard time understanding how the metal and glass rectangle might be of use. This is not unlike the digital transformation challenges that companies are faced with today.

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Jun 20, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, HRCI Staff Writer

Uber: A Case for Making HR a Priority ̶ From Day One

I’ve worked at a couple of fast-growing startups in my career and I can tell you, firsthand, that human resource management, other than a priority on recruiting top talent, is often an overlooked priority. That is, until something goes wrong and the company is suddenly in legal hot water.

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