HR Leads Business

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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Apr 28, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, HRCI Staff Writer

HR Job Outlook Remains Robust

The outlook is robust for human resource management job opportunities. The HR profession continues to grow in importance to oversee the talent management and productivity strategies that ultimately impact every organization’s bottom line.

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Apr 21, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, HRCI Staff Writer

Hire Fast, Not Slow, to Master the Talent War

If your company’s talent management strategy is still based on the oft-repeated adage: “Hire slow, fire fast,” your organization may be losing out in the war for top talent. Human resource and hiring managers must adopt new rules and more efficient strategies to attract and retain the best employees, says Scott Wintrip, the author of High Velocity Hiring and the featured speaker in a new HR Certification Institute webinar, Mastering the Changing Rules in the War for Top Talent.

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Apr 11, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, HRCI Staff Writer

HR Roles Continue to Become More Complex, Study Finds

Have HR professionals taken on new HR competencies over the last three decades? The answer is "yes," based on the findings of a comprehensive study of more than 4,000 HR practitioners at over 1,200 organizational units. A new book, Victory Through Organization, details the findings of 30 years of research and provides empirical evidence on the HR profession's evolution.

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