HR Leads Business

Jun 2, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, HRCI Staff Writer

For College Graduates, Lifelong Learning Has Only Just Begun

ʼTis the season to celebrate graduates for their accomplishments. Ahead is some extra free time over the summer for rest and relaxation, but new alums should also use the months ahead to develop their professional development muscles.

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Jun 1, 2017 | Holly Burkett, Ph.D., SPHR, HRCI Guest Blogger

Reinvent Your Onboarding Process

At Cirrus Logic, ranked eighth on the 2015 Great Place to Work® Best Medium Workplaces list, new hires are immersed in a culture camp called the School of Cirrus Rocks. At the camp, participants first learn about company values through storytelling. They then break into groups and create a story in the form of a song about working at the company. Later, they meet at a local bar with local musicians to perform their songs and get cheered on by their teams and supervisors.

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May 16, 2017 | David B. Savage, HRCI Guest Blogger

Leading With Robotics, Algorithms and Human Resources

Human resource management is often at the center of tremendous workplace change, most recently driven by computer technology and other analytics-driven resources. Now, HR is faced with an even bigger challenge ― the blending of people resources with robotics ― as companies continue to seek better, faster and cheaper processes to meet customer needs.

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May 12, 2017 | Jayne Somes-Schloesser, SPHR, CAE, Guest Blogger

"A Guide to the Human Resource Body of Knowledge," from HRCI, Provides HR Professionals With Preparation and Inspiration

The practical tools and conceptual frameworks used by human resource management professionals are constantly evolving. The second edition of A Guide to the Human Resource Body of Knowledge™ (HRBoK™), presented by HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®), is the go-to source for authoritative insights on the competencies required for HR mastery.

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May 2, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, HRCI Staff Writer

Wanted: HR Professionals Who Can Navigate Paradox

If you’ve been following this series of blogs on a comprehensive study of HR competencies, detailed in a new book, Victory Through Organization, you already know about the importance of adopting Credible Activist and Strategic Positioner skills to be an effective HR leader. A third essential HR skills, identified by the HR competency study (HRCS), HR competency, identified by the HR com, is the ability to navigate the many paradoxical challenges of today’s business environment.

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