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2020 Vision: 10 Goals for High Performance HR

The WEF (World Economic Forum) and other experts state that managing productivity will be a key challenge for organizations in...

Financial Sustainability part 1: Productivity

Someone said that in order to get the attention of the post-millennial generation(s), the words "sustainability" and "diversity" need to...

2020 Healthcare Recognition Dates

One of the more enjoyable tasks usually assumed by HR is coordinating the recognition (more…)

Holiday Gifts, Year-end Awards and Taxes

We three kings of Orient are, bearing gifts that are taxed from afar! This is the season when many employers...

Three Things You Must Ask Before Hiring

It's a tight job market and getting tighter! This reinforces the tendency to get that open position filled with a...

High Performance HR Departments-Being More

Human Resources can be more than the sum of our primary functions (recruitment, benefits, compensation, employee relations, legal compliance, etc.). This can be accomplished by redefining HR to include being “the experts in the utilization and management of human resources”. The majority of posts will focus on how high performance HR departments can get a seat at the table and earn the respect they have so long sought. High performance HR departments are major players in “low cost, high quality” organizations by being able to help drive BOTH factors.

What do we mean by high performance? An overview can found on the page coincidentally titled “High Performance HR“.

In my opinion, this is why HR exists and has value as a profession–that there is a body of knowledge that can drive increased profitability in a manner that is win-win for the organization and the employee. If we can’t deliver bottom-line results in a superior manner, then why are we here? Why do we think we know more than all those line managers, and even the C Suite?