HR Functions and Outsourcing

Astron Solutions

In an attempt to conserve funds and to enable human resources professionals to focus on more critical & strategic concerns, many organizations have considered outsourcing their time-consuming HR functions. In this Astronology® we briefly discuss some options for HR outsourcing. A 2015 SHRM article noted that “In the HR realm, employers most commonly pay for access to talent management [e.g. Are you planning to hire a lot of people every year?

A Day in the Life of a Human Resources Director (HRD)

UpstartHR

This is another installment in our “Day in the Life” series, this time focusing on the HR directors out there. In case you missed one of the previous pieces, here is the full list: The average HR manager’s day What it’s like to be a recruiter The life of an HR analyst Read on below to learn about what those HRD’s do all day, including some funny comments, in-depth descriptions, and other helpful details.

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The 12 Key Functions of Human Resources

Digital HR Tech

HR has a number of important functions in the organization. In this article, we will explain the 12 key functions of HR. If we want to understand the functions of Human Resources, we need to understand what Human Resource Management (HRM) is. In this article, we will go over the 12 functions of Human Resources and explain how they help move the organization forward. Career planning. Career planning.

How Technology Is Changing Human Resources

Pingboard

Like so many other industries before it, human resources (HR) has been experiencing a period of rapid digital transformation over the last few years. Technological advancements are empowering HR departments to upgrade legacy systems, refresh outdated processes, and automate manual tasks that take time away from the more meaningful work. When human resources has access to the right technology, the entire team will likely be more engaged and more productive at work.

The Reluctant HR Champion? It’s About Leading the Workplace Orchestra

TLNT: The Business of HR

Editor’s Note: This is the 11th of 12 essays from the new book, The Rise of HR; Wisdom From 73 Thoughts Leaders. It’s compiled by Dave Ulrich, Bill Schiemann and Libby Sartain, and sponsored by the HR Certification Institute. Dave Ulrich’s 1997 book, Human Resource Champions , helped capture the role of HR professionals for the modern world. It shifted the view of HR as a compliance function to HR as strategically valuable.

Our HR Tech Survey—How New Innovations Are Shaping Human Resources

HR Daily Advisor

BLR’s HR Technology Survey, conducted in January and February 2015, sought to learn how tech is changing the face of human resources and how professionals in the field are adapting. And, very importantly, how far can tech really be trusted to make HR decisions? Highlights of the HR Technology Survey: A little over a quarter of participants (26.1%) find technology to be helpful in all HR arenas. Technology is redefining a great many HR tasks.

Five Must-Attend #HRTechConf 2015 Sessions

Visier

HR Tech is closer to a marathon than a sprint,” notes the event’s Co-Chair Steve Boese ( @SteveBoese ) in his annual conference tips post. Here is a list of five must-attend HR Tech sessions for 2015 that promise to give you real, actionable tips you can use as a strategic HR professional: #1. CHRO Perspectives on HR Tech Monday, October 19th at 3:30 p.m. Awesome New Technologies for HR Tuesday, October 20th at 8:30 a.m. HR News & Trends

2015 Your HR Department Survey Promotion

HR Daily Advisor

Each month, BLR® conducts a nationwide survey of HR professionals to learn about policies and practices in Human Resources throughout the country. Available from October 5 to October 29, this month’s survey asks questions about holiday practices, including: Which HR functions are outsourced? What do you think is the biggest challenge your HR department will face over the next 18 months? HR budget cuts? E-pinions BLR HR human resources surve

Will Technology Replace Recruiters – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Steve Boese is co-chair of the HR Technology Conference and host of the HR Happy Hour podcast. Steve Boese] The key I think for recruiters and any HR professionals who might be fearful or even just slightly concerned about advanced technologies or other forms of automation rendering them irrelevant or unnecessary is to be aware of the strengths and weaknesses of modern technology, and have an idea about where technologies are moving.

Every HR Director Should Avoid These 50 Mistakes

CakeHR

It’s often said that the mistakes we make usually teach us something valuable but in the complex and high risk role of the HR Director, it would be much better to avoid as many mistakes as possible in the first place, right? 2015, June 1) | Source: entrepreneur.com.

5 Most Important HR Stats of 2015

HR Cloud

We’re now nearly through 2015, so let’s look at some of the most important statistics about HR reported in the media so far. . In Deloitte’s study of global human capital trends the number one trend was “the naked organization”: the idea that organizations are terribly vulnerable in an era where it can’t hide its warts and employees will leave at the drop of hat. This has HR leaders thinking hard about culture and engagement.

The HR Leadership Revolution — Will You Thrive?

Visier

More than ever before, the business world needs strong HR leaders. A February 2015 study — conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Visier — surveyed 301 corporate executives at companies with revenue of $1 billion or more across America and asked about sought-after HR leadership skills. The results are clear: strong CHROs are crucial to business success. Why The Talent Function is Under Pressure to Perform. So when HR works, it works.

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Talent strategies for 2015: The world has changed

HR Times

Posted by Josh Bersin on January 09, 2015. This year, 2015, is shaping up to be a big year: low unemployment, low oil prices, many tech companies to go public, and growth expectations for most businesses. Predictions for 2015: Redesigning the Organization for a Rapidly Changing World. This year our Talent and HR predictions for 2015 has some important new ideas to consider — in this article I will give you some highlights, and you can download the report here.

Top HR Products of 2015 Awards – #HRTechConf

Robin Schooling

A few weeks ago, Human Resource Executive ® magazine announced the ten winners of its annual Top HR Products of 2015 Awards. The winning organizations will be recognized at a special luncheon tomorrow ( Monday, October 19) during the 18th Annual HR Technology Conference & Expo ®. For the past 27 years, the editors of Human Resource Executive have recognized the newest HR product innovations that are transforming how key HR tasks and processes are done.

What’s the Appropriate Comp Structure For Your Company’s Life Cycle Stage?

Something Different

<ungerboeck.com> …So this morning I read a great piece from Jacque Vilet over at Compensation Cafe highlighting the way compensation plans must evolve based on the life stage of the company. Growth Life Cycle Stage: Companies experience explosive growth and begin building their support structure — including employees — as business opportunities are outpacing resources. A key focus is on cutting costs. Compensation hr human resources

To Usher in the Age of HR, We Need to Start By Tearing It Apart

TLNT: The Business of HR

Editor’s Note: This is the last of 12 essays from the new book, The Rise of HR; Wisdom From 73 Thoughts Leaders. It’s compiled by Dave Ulrich, Bill Schiemann and Libby Sartain, and sponsored by the HR Certification Institute. But will this also be the Age of HR? The power to make the answer “yes” lies with HR leaders — but exercising that power will be very difficult and likely very painful as well. Ushering in the Age of HR. HR expertise.

Six HR Leaders Inducted into NAHR

HRExecutive

The National Academy of Human Resources inducted its 2015 class of Fellows at its annual dinner and installation ceremony Thursday night in New York. Six HR leaders were recognized by their peers in the academy for their level of achievement, including Mark Biegger, chief HR officer at Procter & Gamble Co.; Bosch, former executive vice president and chief HR officer at DirecTV; Tracy Keogh, chief HR officer at HP Inc.;

Excitement Builds for HCM Central @ OpenWorld 2015

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

OpenWorld, Oracle’s flagship customer event, is fast approaching, and with so many organizations moving their HR systems to the cloud, HCM Central @ OpenWorld is sure to draw significant interest from attendees. Whether you’re considering a full HR suite cloud implementation or plan to move to the cloud in phases, this is the event to hear firsthand how Oracle HCM Cloud and its next-generation architecture are helping customers transform their HR functions.

The Expanding Roles of the CFO

DATIS

Traditionally, the CFO wears hats in accounting and strategy, but has seen a recent increase in time spent within the HR and IT departments. The increased influence in HR and IT comes with a myriad of new concepts the CFO needs to learn and take responsibility for. According to Robert Half Management Resources , CFOs have reported a 21% increase in time spent in HR and a 19% increase in time spent in IT. How can the CFO best assist HR and IT?

CEOs Get It. Do HR Leaders?

China Gorman

Here’s another survey analysis and report that should be required reading for all HR professionals: pwc’s 18 th Annual Global CEO Survey. The first four themes are fairly predictable – and they all have some impact on talent strategies and HR functions – but the fifth, Diversity, might be a surprise to you. This survey analysis report is a roadmap for HR to anticipate what’s coming in terms of focus and strategy from the CEO. The big question is, does HR get it?

The HR Leadership Revolution — Will You Thrive?

Visier

More than ever before, the business world needs strong HR leaders. A February 2015 study — conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Visier — surveyed 301 corporate executives at companies with revenue of $1 billion or more across America and asked about sought-after HR leadership skills. The results are clear: strong CHROs are crucial to business success. Why The Talent Function is Under Pressure to Perform. So when HR works, it works.

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Predicting the Future, Talent Edition

HRExecutive

With everything else slowing down for the holidays, this is the perfect time to look ahead/gaze into the crystal ball/read the tea leaves on the trends facing HR leaders in the year ahead. While 2015 indicated the start of this thoughtful attitude to hiring, next year we expect this approach to pay off as organizations start to see the fruits of their labor, with the right talent being matched to the right position and making a truly lasting impact.”.

What’s Your Most Useful Metric? More Results of Our HR Metrics Survey

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we shared some of the results of our nationwide survey on HR metrics. 604 individuals participated in the HR Daily Advisor ’s HR Metrics Survey, conducted in April 2015. Turnover is clearly a very important metric for the HR professionals we surveyed—78% of participants measure it. HR Metrics are being used in some very interesting ways by HR departments across the country. HR Department Performance.

This is What Talent Management Will Look Like By The Year 2018 — Are You Ready?

Visier

This explains why a focus on hiring and retaining key talent in the form of talent management has become a critical part of most organizations’ HR strategies. And the demands placed on the talent management function today are greater than ever before: 93 percent of CEOs say “they recognize the need to make a change, or are already changing, their strategy for attracting and retaining talent,” according to PwC’s 17th Annual Global CEO Survey.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

HR tech conferences are always a great occasion to speak with industry experts in person, to see some of the coolest HR tech startups pitch their business, and to find out more about the companies behind the technology we write about here on Digital HR Tech. So, what better reason to get some of this year’s top HR tech conferences in your diary straight away, right?! January 30 & 31 | Zürich | HR Analytics, Metrics, and Measurement. The big HR shift is on.

Determine what the best HR certification for you is.

Business Management Daily

If you’re looking to earn an HR certification – you must first determine what the best HR certification is for you. Earning an HR certification demonstrates a level of competence and commitment that employers find attractive.

7 Unique Ways in Which HR Systems are Creating an Organization of Tomorrow

CakeHR

Rewind the clock by 30 years and let’s visit the world of HR in the late 80s. And of course, the HR department acting as the gate-keeper to the decision makers. Reads dramatic but it is an honest snapshot of what Human Resources started out as. And the tools they used – the HR solutions – assisted them in wielding this power, keeping employees deprived of the right to transparency. In response Human Resource platforms have also evolved.

Ringing in the New: How HR Professionals Can Institute Organizational Change in the Coming Year

Hyrell

On the HR front, 2016 may be a good time for leaders to initiate organizational change. Use a top-down approach to make the case for strategic HR in the C-suite and simultaneously, focus on a bottoms-up, grassroots movement to increase employee engagement and create cultural change from within. HR and the C-Suite: Winning a Seat at the Table. However, many executive teams overlook the importance of the HR function.

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How To Become A Great Place to Work

New to HR

One of the most famous people-centered global organizations is Google, who implemented a modern twist on their HR function, referring to it as People Operations, or POPS. While not every company can offer the perks that Google can, we can take some solid steps to ensure employee happiness and establish a pleasant workplace – and it begins with HR. Encourage ideas and communication, plan out your management plan and steer your organization toward greatness! (c)

Making the Summer ‘Slow’ Season Productive

FingerCheck

It can also offer a head start on diving back into work, getting a jump on the preparations, and planning for your busier months. It’s the perfect time to go ahead and explore the latest options for streamlining essential HR functions, like timekeeping. The most cutting edge HR software offers all kinds of neat features to help manage and track employees in and out of the traditional office or hours. For many industries, summer is the slow season.

This is What Talent Management Will Look Like By The Year 2018 — Are You Ready?

Visier

This explains why a focus on hiring and retaining key talent in the form of talent management has become a critical part of most organizations’ HR strategies. And the demands placed on the talent management function today are greater than ever before: 93 percent of CEOs say “they recognize the need to make a change, or are already changing, their strategy for attracting and retaining talent,” according to PwC’s 17th Annual Global CEO Survey.

Tapping HR for That Top Job

HRExecutive

It was based, in part, on an article appearing in the Harvard Business Review under the headline, “Why Chief Human Resource Officers Make Great CEOs.” Both our cover story (written by Will Bunch) and the HBR piece obviously came to mind when I read earlier this week about Nintendo’s promotion of the firm’s chief HR officer Tatsumi Kimishima to president. Kimishima succeeds the late Satoru Iwata, who passed away on July 11 as a result of a bile duct tumor.

7 Steps to Completing an Effective and Strategic HR Assessment

HR Daily Advisor

HR is no different, and with its compliance obligations, evaluation is even more critical. The terms “assessment” and “audit” are often used interchangeably in HR, and HR projects include a full scope of both. Kleiman writes that your HR audit should proceed in an objective and linear fashion. Here are her seven steps to completing an effective assessment of your HR function. Action plans.

The Critical Need for Strategic HR

FlashPoint

When asked why Indiana isn’t attracting and keeping enough IT top talent, Mike Langellier, CEO of TechPoint, told the audience at a recent public meeting that it’s “because too few organizations have a strategic HR function.” This isn’t a problem unique to Indiana or IT, however; all organizations regardless of geography or industry need to have a strategic HR function. That transformation cannot be merely the hollow window dressing of new titles and a simple plan.

Exploring and Breaking Stereotypes In The HR Department

New to HR

HR has always had something of an image problem, so who better than to tackle this head on than a top corporate HR professional with a penchant for punk rock, tattoos and piercings? Welcome to the New To HR Book Series. This adventurious series will take you through exciting bestseller books that our team has read as part of the New To HR virtual office bookclub. There were even a number of men working in HR. c) New To HR. HR Book Series HR