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’”
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.
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”
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!
Maintaining a corporate network used to be reserved for only the big guys—organizations with resources for licensing expensive software. Small-to-medium businesses could simply not afford to participate. With the cloud, those days are gone!