What Is Strategic HR & How To Achieve It

The first step to learning any new concept is to define it. So, let’s define an important question that many organizations are now asking: what is strategic HR? what does it mean to shift from administrative HR to strategic HR? The long answer to this question would take reading 75 percent of all the articles […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to HR Best Practices You Need to Know This Year [Infographic]

Guide to HR Best Practices

Table of Contents Introduction to HR Best Practices Recruitment and Selection Training and Development Transparency Employee Benefits Employee Incentives Compensation Compliance Issues Terminations Company Examples HR best practices have been under close examination for many years and continue to be a hot debate topic in business circles. So what is the definition of HR best […]

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Perceptions of Human Resources [Infographic]

Perceptions of Human Resources

Admit it: You care what people think about you. It’s human nature. Whether it’s a neighbor, a new group of friends, or coworkers, people spend a lot of time curating their image and wondering how others perceive it. While we haven’t figured out what your neighbor thinks about living next to you, we can tell […]

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[Infographic] Calculating HR: The Benefits of an HRIS

Calculating HR: The Real Value of HR Software

From reducing turnover to boosting employee experience, you can do a lot for your organization as an HR professional. But if all of your time is eaten up by operational tasks like answering questions or tracking vacation time, you’ll never be able to take on more strategic initiatives. An HRIS (human resources information system) can […]

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How to Find the Right HR Tools for Your Growing Business

How to Find the Right HR Tools for Your Growing Business

As an HR professional in a growing organization, you face increasing challenges as your role expands in size and reach along with the business. And you know you’ll need to look to some human resources tools if you’re going to handle everything being thrown your way. Luckily, there are countless options on the market today […]

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6 Tips on Creating an HR Vision Statement

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When it comes to vision statements, nobody beats ophthalmologists. “You have 20/15 vision. That means you can see at 20 feet what most people would have to stand at 15 feet to see.” While this kind of vision statement can be useful in deciding whether you need glasses, or how far you can sit from […]

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The Critical Relationship Between HR and Company Culture

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The relationship between HR and company culture is critical. So critical, in fact, that coming up with the proper analogy to drive the point home is challenging. How challenging? We might as well try to come up with the best analogy to explain how important love is in a marriage. Effective HR and company culture […]

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Why Is Human Resources Important?

Why is Human Resources Important?

There comes a point in every startup or fledgling business where you start to consider adding human resources to your structure. Many founders and business owners are experts in their industry; however, management skills don’t always come as second nature. As companies grow, it can become difficult to juggle things like employee benefits, payroll concerns, […]

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What the Galactic Empire Teaches Us about HR

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With all the talk around Star Wars this month, we wanted to add to our series of HR lessons in pop culture. (Check out our Harry Potter article in case you missed it!) A long time ago, in that galaxy far, far away, the Galactic Empire set out to rule the galaxy. Spoiler alert: they […]

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Why the World of Harry Potter Needed More HR

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Summer is winding down in the Northern Hemisphere, and children everywhere are heading back to school. So, naturally, this gives us an opportunity to discuss Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and everything else Harry Potter-related. OK, truth be told, I’m always looking for a way to discuss Harry Potter, and it just happens to […]

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