Overview Human resources planning includes strategic management of a department responsible for your work force. In the human resources professional community, one of the topics revisited over and over is getting involved in organizational objectives to make an impact on business success. Your company can attain its goals by including the human resources department in […]
Month: May 2022
A Definition of Human Resource Planning
The human resources department is a critical component for employees in any business, regardless of its size. This support system is responsible for everything from payroll to hiring a new employee. Human resource planning is an extended part of this system, and is used to ultimately structure and meet organizational goals. Background While a traditional […]
How to Outsource HR & Benefits Administration
As a small business owner, you must comply with employment regulations. If you offer your employees benefits, such as health insurance and retirement plans, you must properly administer those programs. Human resources employees establish workplace policies and oversee employee benefits. Some employers hire an onsite HR staff to perform those functions. However, more and more […]
Objective of a Human Resource Strategy
Human resource strategies are designed to ensure that small businesses have the staff they need to meet customer demand. Considerations that impact human resource strategy include both internal and external environmental changes, such as anticipated turnover, the need for new types of skills and experience, growth or expansion into a new market, changing economic pressure […]
What Encompasses a Competency-Based Approach to HR?
Human resources management in small businesses can be highly structured as in large organizations, or less structured to permit flexibility in workforce planning, staffing and HR control over the employer-employee relationship. In either case, the competency-based approach to HR improves the quality of HR productivity and credibility, both of which are fundamental to sustaining a […]
An Overview of Benefits of aPHR Certification
Obtaining aPHR certification is the perfect way for current and aspiring HR professionals to distinguish themselves as experts.
Examples of Employee Objectives
A key component of staff career development programs are employee objectives. Managers and employees can work together to create developmental plans during the annual review based on performance goals and then monitor employee progress throughout the year. For example, an employee would receive additional job responsibilities as part of her objective to move into a […]
The Difference Between Operations & Strategic Human Resources
In essence, the difference between operational and strategic human resources is outlook. Operational HR focuses on immediate and short-term needs, while strategic HR centers on integration over the long term. Described as separate entities, operational and strategic HR can be quite intertwined. Consider operations as tactical, or the way human resources work proceeds within the […]
Why Does HR Favor Management?
Effective human resources leaders balance dual advocacy for the organization and for its employees; however, many employees believe that HR favors management because it’s a member of the leadership team. It’s unfortunate, but in many cases, HR does favor management because the HR leader may feel beholden to prioritize management’s interests instead of the interests […]
What is the SHRM Certification?
Not sure whether you should invest in the SHRM certification? Well, different from lawyers, teachers, and doctors, HR professionals don’t need a certification in order to operate. But if you browse through HR positions on job boards, you will see that many companies prefer to hire SHRM certified professionals, or even require applicants to have […]