Five Silly Things HR Must Stop Doing NOW!


We all want human resources departments to improve, becoming indispensable to an organization’s success. Things will never get better for HR, however, unless they stop acting in ill-advised, ridiculous and downright asinine ways. Below is the first in a list of things common to many HR departments worldwide. These five things should stop immediately:

7 Steps to Painless Human Resources Hiring!


Hiring can be a painful process, especially if it isn’t done right! The hiring process is often both lengthy and arduous, for human resources, management and the candidates themselves. In companies of every size, business owners are so eager to  be hiring the next superstar talent, they end up discouraging other good candidates in theContinue reading “7 Steps to Painless Human Resources Hiring!”

Human Resources Seduced by the Cloud?


The ease and cost-effectiveness of cloud-based technology can be extremely seductive for human resources. Why not? SaaS can automate many HR functions, leaving more time to develop and promote top talent. Although there are many reasons why the cloud will seduce human resources, here are some ways to keep it from becoming HR’s next nightmare!Continue reading “Human Resources Seduced by the Cloud?”

Why Do People Hate Human Resources?


Human resources are a little like Rodney Dangerfield, in that they “don’t get any respect.” Why is that? A company’s most valuable asset is people. Business professionals know that. Of course, human resources must understand that, especially since it is the basis of their existence.  However, people-as-a-business-asset should be more general knowledge. It certainly shouldContinue reading “Why Do People Hate Human Resources?”

Is Human Resources Ready for the “Big Table?”


2013 is supposed to be the year human resources get a seat at the “big table,” becoming a strategic business partner. But is your HR ready for the challenge? When thinking about the future, many human resources professionals say  in 2013, HR will finally have a place at “the big table.” This means human resourcesContinue reading “Is Human Resources Ready for the “Big Table?””

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