Creating an HR Function – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Specifically, when and how to bring the HR function into the company. Our firm has about 80 people, and we’ve decided it’s time to ramp up our HR function. HR generalist? Strategic HR leader? Can they handle strategic HR? According to the U.S.

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. applicant tracking and training performance] and payroll applications.”

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The Journey towards an Agile HR Function

Digital HR Tech

When it comes to an agile HR function, the question is: Can HR implement an agile approach to become a customer-centered function that delivers value through agile solutions? HR can use this approach to design and reinvent practices. Agile Focus in HR.

7 Tips to Move Your HR Function FORWARD!

HR Topics

Being part of a larger HR community, you don’t have to do it alone! You can cross train others in your organization, utilize interns and find help on a global scale that can be ongoing or project based. Find training opportunities you can do from your home or desk.

Does Managing the HR Function in California Require an SPHR?

Something Different

Ergo, this morning I started to do a little bit of research examining the differences between HR in California and HR everywhere else, assuming I’d find significant but not mind-blowing variations.

5 Ways Using Adobe Document Cloud Makes Your HR Function Look Best in Breed

The HR Capitalist

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that negative stereotypes about HR Pros are common. You know them because you live them: --HR’s great at making rules. --HR’s HR’s great at saying “no”. --HR HR usually trails other functional areas in evolving with the times. Appearances matter, and outsiders routinely assume that you are part of sleepy portion of the HR nation. That’s why you need a plan to separate you from the HR masses.

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5 Core HR Functions That Benefit from Automation

Unicorn HRO

Revenue centers generate sales by providing goods or services while expense centers are responsible for support functions. Nowhere is this more evident than in Human Resources (HR) where a number of different functions can be automated such as payroll, offering health insurance, and PTO scheduling, as well as managing everything from attendance to performance reviews. Additionally, new automation solutions can help HR departments help hire, train, and even retain employees.

How Is Artificial Intelligence reshaping the HR function at your workplace


Human resources, as a function has undergone significant transformation over the last few years. Here we will take a look at how artificial intelligence can potentially impact the human resources function. AI makes employee training extremely efficient.

A New Technological World: The Impact on Your Day-to-Day HR Functions

Global Upside

Raise your hand if your LinkedIn feed is not filled with titles like “how virtual reality will revolutionize HR.” From educating new hires on company procedures to improving current employees’ skills, training is a critical aspect of any business strategy but the typical training session angles toward an inefficient use of time for employees without significantly improving skills. Read this article on the HR Tech Outlook website.

Virtual Reality Is Coming To An HR Function Near You

SAP Innovation

Ready Player One does not talk about HR and the employee life cycle, but my mind went to this application immediately. Customized training and individual skill acquisition. What other ways might virtual reality transform HR as we know it?

HR Department Best Set up Guide for Startups (2019)


Still, many early-stage companies say no to having an HR Department. Most startups don’t have a designated HR and its mostly the founder’s basic skill set of managing people that typically serve initially. Why do you need to set up the HR Department? Meet HR Compliances.

Human Resources Training: Key Components and Top 9

Digital HR Tech

HR professionals have a myriad of roles and functions. No wonder that when it comes to Human Resources training, there is a myriad of options too. In this article, we’ll take a look at five key components to take into account when choosing your HR training.

Promotion to Management Takes Planning and Training!

HR Topics

You have a great salesperson – so let’s make her the sales manager and she can train the others how to generate sales. However, businesses have the responsibility to make sure the organization has a need for the new position and the team member is trained to handle their new responsibility.

The Difference Between Goals, Objectives and Outcomes

HR Bartender

For an individual, the objective might be to “Research all relevant HR certifications and register for the exam before the end of the year.”. What are the business outcomes for HR? The way to create a high performing HR function is by focusing on business outcomes.

The Benefits of Training Customers and Partners

HR Daily Advisor

The role of HR and learning leaders has been in an ongoing state of evolution for the past few decades. As a business partner, HR and learning leaders are becoming more entrenched in how the business can grow and thrive. Sell Training Programs and Content to Customers and Partners.

How New HR Training and Compliance Programs can Improve in 2019

Employee Communications Council

Let's start this blog post by saying that I have no idea what 2019 specifically holds for HR Training and Compliance Programs – nor does anyone else. Technology Affects Employee Communications and HR. Cutting costs by leveraging the time of HR professionals is going to continue.

HR Training Courses

Strategic HCM

As well as MOOCing, I still do quite a bit of traditional training, though I tend to be the trainer rather than the learner in these (even if I still always end up doing some learning). In fact I reckon I probably train more HR people than anyone else in the UK.

Recruiters Must Learn Talent Development (and vice versa)

HR Bartender

A speaker asked an audience of about 100 human resources professionals – who has a kickass talent acquisition function. I know it’s tempting to think of talent development as simply the newfangled word for training, but it really is more than that.

20+ Essential Office Manager Training Courses for Every OM


20+ Essential Office Manager Training Courses for Every OM. There’s always something new to learn, and luckily, you don’t have to be enrolled in a degree-track program to take stimulating Office Manager training courses. ONLINE OFFICE MANAGER TRAINING COURSES. .

Recruiters, Trainers Find New Uses for Virtual Reality

SHRM Resources

PwC is one of a growing number of companies to use lower-cost but still innovative VR technology in HR functions. Communication Technology Communication Talent Acquisition Technology Training and Development Talent Acquisition

5 HR Technology Trends: HR Isn’t The Stagnant Step-Sister Anymore


Here’s yet another case where what happens in Vegas should not stay in Vegas: the HR Tech Conference. With $ 812 million venture capital investment pumped into HR and recruiting tech in the first half of 2015, this one’s going to be hot. Now that products and rollouts run the functional gamut you should be too, considering what’s worth the bite. So what are these HR Technology trends? Are you able to run global, across the board training?

Give #HR the Tools to Become Strategic and Successful

HR Bartender

And, the discussion usually mentions that HR needs to learn the business and numbers. Successful HR pros understand their industry, company, as well as their role. However, I came across a report recently that might offer some insight why this is such a tough transition for HR.

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Career Fitness: Necessary for Long-Term #HR Success

HR Bartender

HR’s role in career fitness. The second role that HR plays in career fitness is as a participant. Once programs have been created, HR is responsible for “ drinking their own champagne.” But the company holds them accountable for taking training that’s valuable to their role.”.

Bookmark This! The GDPR Compliance Edition

HR Bartender

8 Aspects of Compliance: A Brief Guide for HR Functions. Kate Bischoff and Ultimate Software teamed up to present a webcast on “ GDPR for HR and Payroll: What’s Next for the Workplace? What HR Needs to Do Now ”. They also have an ebook “ Data Privacy: A practical Guide to the N°1 Topic in HR & IT ” that could be helpful as well. And keep it handy for those times when HR needs to think like a marketer.

Dave Ulrich Support Act - South America ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

23 HR Most Influential UK Thinker 2011. The HR Capitalist. 5 Things Every HR Pro Can Learn From Riley Cooper and the Eagles. Listed in SHRM Indias Top 20 Indian #HR Influencers Active on #SocialMedia. The New (Social) HR. Modern HR, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

How HR Tech Can Help You Master Compliance and Culture


Managing people risks and maintaining business compliance are two critical components of the HR function—but both are difficult to master. HR Compliance Employee Engagement

Target, Train, and Triumph—More Tips for Employee Mental Health

HR Daily Advisor

” 62 million Americans experience a mental health issue every year… are your HR functions compliant with laws protecting them? HR & Mental Health—the new online information service from BLR®—delivers everything you need to shield your organization from discrimination, harassment, interference, retaliation, negligent hiring, and many other risks that arise when mental health issues arise. Real employee conditions that call for a careful HR response.

How HR software eases workforce management for the finance sector

Zoho People

That’s why the role of HR in the finance sector is huge. From recruiting skilled employees to improving talent retention, skilled HR professionals can go a long way toward improving the success of finance organizations.

Employee Development Opportunities for Your Business


For business leaders and HR reps, the beginning of the year also underscores the importance of growing the skills of workforces by providing employee development opportunities. Formal In-House Training. Why a Strong HR Department Improves Your Business.

Symposium Training: HR 2.0 (HR in the Social Media Age)

Strategic HCM

I’ve got quite a few social media oriented events coming up next month, including this training session on HR and social media on 7th June: HR 2.0 (HR HR in the Social Media Age) Social media or web 2.0 Events HR 2.0

Mastermind Groups and Mentors: Why You Need Them to Boost Your Career

HR Topics

But what about in your role as an HR professional? You may find that there isn’t an individual within in your organization you can turn to, especially if you’re an HR Department of One (HR DOO). HR Professionals Can Benefit From Mastermind Groups and Mentors.

3 Roles That Will Futureproof HR


HR of course. While there are many HR functions doing brilliant things to enable their businesses, there are also far too many still knee-deep in spreadsheets, creating business cases for one global system, and processing transactions. The second role for HR is as data analysts.

April HR Events, Resources and Programs to Help Further Your HR Career

HR Topics

Welcome back to my monthly post where I share with you upcoming HR events, classes, and resources that you may be interested in to help further your human resources career. Looking for ways further your #HR career? April HR Programs and Trainings. HR Test Prep: Self-Study.

5 reasons why HR software is necessary for the media sector

Zoho People

However, this cannot be achieved if you’re still holding on to traditional methods of HR management. You need to upgrade your HR operations to meet the needs of the modern workforce. HR software is one of the most useful technologies that can help you do so.

Change your mindset about change

Bersin with Deloitte

Organizations spend big money on their HR technology and expect it to drive change and transform the HR function, the organization, and the overall workforce. Expanding effectiveness can help organizations improve how their HR technology is perceived.