It’s undeniable that HR teams have many concurrent objectives to juggle. Nevertheless, one consistent, indelible objective of any HR department is to promote the performance and employee engagement of the organisation staff. There is of course any number of ways HR professionals can go about accomplishing the desired outcomes. This article covers some HR best practices which every workforce specialist could gain significant benefit from applying in their organisation.
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We are almost at the end of August 2018 and no doubt several HR professionals out there are entering another period of a “HR Transformation”. Perhaps unsurprisingly, these initiatives are likely to be over budget, behind schedule and those involved may be beginning to question if the panacea promised by the HR Solutions Provider will actually ever materialise. Believe me, I’ve been there too so I know the struggle is real…
Learning empathy can help you recognise your own strengths, weaknesses, and feelings. Your emotions influence the people around you, so it’s often necessary to self-regulate your internal feelings. If you show drive, achievement, loyalty, optimism and empathy, others cannot help but notice your leadership skills.
Human Resources professionals have a major role to play in developing a company. HR managers are responsible to inculcating the correct way of life within the company as well as put in place policies which will attract and retain the appropriate employee base. There’s no doubting that the spread of social media and technology in every sphere of our life has redefined how companies work. The function of Human Resources has also had to change themselves accordingly to keep up with the trends.
The right HRIS solution for your business will depend on the sort of organisation you are, any current or planned globalisation initiatives and how the makeup of your workforce. The era of cloud-based HR information systems (HRIS) has dawned and is disrupting the way organisations deal with their people and HR processes. With providers like Workday and SuccessFactors rapidly gaining popularity, traditional on-site solutions are losing market share. There are also smaller providers popping up eager to capitalise on the shift and make a name for themselves with a myriad of appealing functions, features, bells, and whistles.
A quiet revolution is taking place within businesses, and HR must react. Over the last few years there has been a revolution in the workplace, one that has seen employees rise up and take power from business leadership. Yet it has been a subtle revolution, and one that most businesses are yet to come to terms with.