Building Relationships in the Workplace: How to Balance Being Professional and Being Human

Every HR leader needs to be an inclusive, caring, and supportive manager while also being professional. Key Points: HR is too often viewed as the “police” of an organization; a function built for the sole purpose of hiring and firing. To combat turnover and disengagement, HR leaders must connect with employees in a way that…
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5 Ways for HR to Play a More Strategic Role

It’s time for HR to step into the realm of strategic planning and employee support. Here are five ways to do it. Key points: A summary of the evolution of Human Resources. HR is no longer just an administrative function or “the police” of an organization. Employee engagement and retention is at an all-time low, making…
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Empowering Employees Through Performance Reviews

Employees are the key to a company’s success and it’s HR’s job to empower them. Key Points: Businesses often struggle to attract, engage, and retain employees. Most employees feel that their organization’s performance review process is ineffective. Performance reviews are an opportunity to engage, inspire, and empower employees – but only if they’re done well. …
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The Top 5 Reasons for Your HR Department to go Paperless (Infographic)

There are a number of reasons for your HR department (and business) to go 100% paperless. Here are 5 of them along with a few tips to help you do it. HR departments have traditionally relied on paper records and filing cabinets to organize employee information. This is an analog solution developed for an analog…
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Posted in HRIS
EEO-1 Component 2: What You Need to Know

HR professionals can stop holding their breath: the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the due date and requirements for the EEO-1 Component 2. So, what now? Key points: Despite ongoing litigation, the EEOC has decided to collect a snapshot of data from 2017 and 2018 for the newly required Component 2 of the EEO-1…
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Posted in Compliance
#FutureOfWork: What Business Transformation Means to You and Your Employees

Employees are anxious about business transformation. But do they need to be? Key Points: Automation will redefine traditional business roles. Employees fear losing their jobs to technology. Technology isn’t eliminating jobs, it’s changing them. HR will help employees succeed in the digital era. Ten years ago, McKinsey and Company introduced the phrase “the new normal”…
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