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. Some employers have found benefits in having a third party provide employee support for routine questions on areas such as benefits, payroll, and employee onboarding.

4 Ways Start-Ups Can Implement Affordable HR

Cornerstone On Demand

Hiring an HR professional is typically at the bottom of a start-up's to-do list despite the very real risks forgoing this "to-do" poses. There's no clear verdict on when hiring in-house HR talent is a must—some argue that at a company should have at least 50 full-time employees, while others consider a nascent company's rapid growth rate to be the criteria—but one thing is clear: most start-ups often feel like they can't afford to make this hire right away.

Choosing the right HRO Partner

Emphasis HR

Similarly, when dealing with HR issues and functions, the number of employees in the organization is a major factor in the equation. Also the HRO should have expertise in benefits,payroll, employee training, employee relations, regulatory compliance and other HR functions.

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. Tici Company/industry: Non-Profit Residential Treatment Center for at-risk children and youth Years with current company: 6 months Years in HR: 6.5

The Role of the HR Business Partner

EmployeeConnect

The Human Resources (HR) as a domain is unfortunately still not very clear even to CEOs, employees, and hiring managers from a perspective in terms of its role in the overall business, compliance, and from an employee perspective. In other words, HR has a major PR problem in terms of its branding and communication owing to the various complexities associated with the industry. This led to the HR professional evolving into the role of business partner.

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. Our research describes a growth model in the maturity of HR capabilities.

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. Our research describes a growth model in the maturity of HR capabilities.

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. Our research describes a growth model in the maturity of HR capabilities.

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. Our research describes a growth model in the maturity of HR capabilities.

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. Our research describes a growth model in the maturity of HR capabilities.

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. Our research describes a growth model in the maturity of HR capabilities.

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. Our research describes a growth model in the maturity of HR capabilities.

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. Our research describes a growth model in the maturity of HR capabilities.

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. Our research describes a growth model in the maturity of HR capabilities.

Is HR Earning its Keep?

Bersin with Deloitte

HR organizations got a boost in investment in 2014, with budgets up an average of 4% over the prior year. Much of the extra money went to increased headcount, with HR staffing up 3%, on average. Our research describes a growth model in the maturity of HR capabilities.

How RPA Will Impact Conventional Way of Managing HR Tasks

CakeHR

That way, they will free up more time for employees that can be spent on other equally important tasks. That is why Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology has become necessary in the HR department. That way, it frees up more time for employees to focus on other quality tasks.

Dealers Are Hiring HR Leaders from Outside the Auto Industry: What Your Team Can Learn

Hireology

One way top dealers are thinking outside the box when it comes to winning in today’s applicant-driven economy is looking outside the automotive industry for qualified talent across roles – including on the HR team. Sherry has extensive experience as an HR leader across industries.

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Rising expectations

HR Times

How the cloud is helping to elevate talent needs in HR Shared Services. Are you a leader in an HR Shared Services organization? Are you a member of an HR Shared Services organization? Are you evaluating or implementing a Cloud/SaaS solution for HR? Related links.

300+ Women Leaders in HR! These Women in HR Bring a Unique Blend of People & Strategic Skills.

CakeHR

As you are probably aware from some of our other articles, we love to showcase lists of HR influencers for our readers to follow, such as our quarterly HR Gurus feature and 89+ HR Analytics Influencers post. This is largely because we believe it’s a great resource for business owners (and others working within the HR function) to gather ideas from the insights and articles they share, enabling followers to improve their own business practices.

5 HR Analyst Job Descriptions – A Brief Analysis

Analytics in HR

There’s a lot of talk about the role of the HR analyst so I thought it would be fun to compare some of the job descriptions out there. I randomly selected 5 HR analyst job openings on LinkedIn and, after removing the company-specific information, posted them below. What I really wanted to know what these requirements are for the HR analyst. In addition, most functions are for juniors. ERG: HR Analyst. Assist in rollout and implementation of HR programs.

August Link Roundup: Technology’s Increased Role in HR

RiseSmart

The demand for technology in all aspects of the workplace continues to grow as employees become more comfortable with and accustomed to technological change. For top talent, it is almost expected that their workplace be equipped with the latest in technology—and HR is no exception.

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7 Reasons To Consider a Professional Employer Organization

Insperity

Small Business Administration, owners of small companies spend as much as 25 percent of their time dealing with employee-related issues. This is time and money that would be better spent tending to the moneymaking functions of the business. In order to better allocate time and resources, many small businesses are choosing to turn over employee-related tasks to a professional employer organization (PEO). Providing professional HR advice.