Examples of Employee Objectives

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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 […]

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The Difference Between Operations & Strategic Human Resources

Human Resources, The Difference Between Operations & Strategic Human Resources Plans

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 […]

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Why Does HR Favor Management?

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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 […]

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List of HRM Competencies

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The primary goal of human resource management (HRM) is to maximize workforce performance and value so as to meet the company’s business needs. Achieving this goal requires several HRM competencies within each of the human resource disciplines – recruitment and selection, training and development, workplace safety and risk management, employee relations, and compensation and benefits. […]

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Challenges in HR Operations

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One reason companies don’t invest in creating a dedicated HR department is because they fear too many challenges will render the effort useless and create more problems than it’s worth to have HR professionals on staff. Once identified, HR operational challenges can be minimized and even eliminated. Overcoming HR operational challenges involves looking at all […]

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The Functional Roles of HR

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Many large, middle-sized and even small business organizations have a human resources department. The functional roles of an HR department remain the same regardless of the size of your business. As the name indicates, the department exists to manage and assist the human element of the company. Since human capital is the most important asset […]

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