HR: Beyond ‘Personnel’


In the past few years, the role of human resources in a corporate climate has evolved. The change from the generic label of ‘personnel’ to ‘human capital management’ represents a seismic shift from a simple clerical job to an intricate and complex factor in a company’s strategic plan. Rebecca Ranninger is in charge of HRContinue reading “HR: Beyond ‘Personnel’”

New Ways to Measure HR Performance


Technology is fast becoming the indispensable tool for Human Resources professionals in North America. Analyzing data has always been the bedrock of good management; now there is a way to take large amounts of data—often from disparate sources—to gauge effectiveness of HR productivity.

IBM Enters HR Web Software with Kenexa Buy


From Reuters.com: IBM Corp is making a large splash in the human resources software market by announcing its $1.3 billion acquisition of Kenexa Corp. This move by IBM follows computing giants Oracle Corp. and SAP AG, who recently bought their way into the fast-growing, cloud-based software market. In December 2011, SAP spent $3.4 billion forContinue reading “IBM Enters HR Web Software with Kenexa Buy”

How Are Your Soft Skills?


As a Human Relations professional, how are your soft skills? Fundamental HR skills include planning, multitasking and a strong business sense. Also, required is a firm grasp of the latest trends in employee relations and legal regulations. However, that is simply not enough to succeed!

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