There are some amazing people working on the future of HR, and I the distinct pleasure of getting to know one of the amazing individuals – Wilson Wong. I could write paragraphs showering true accolades on him, but let me get you straight to the interview – and you can come to your own
The CIPD has put together a really cool document (41 pages) in an adobe PDF that acts as a interactive workbook and allows you to go step by step to build your strategic plan, and identify the key metrics behind it. Thanks CIPD!! (Source: http://www.cipd.co.uk/binaries/5728%20StF%20Metrics%20PT.pdf)
Continuing the theme on how to be strategic in Human Resources, this second article is going to provide the top 3, nope 4 things you need to be successful in implementing a strategically focused HR in your organization. The tips are: 1. Know your business – and the most important strategic focus will be apparent.
Steve Denning wrote a great article showing how Intel utilized great HR to rebound their business. The article is about a 10 minute read, but I recommend it. (Source: How Strategic HR Wins The Keys To The C-Suite – Steve Denning – RETHINK – Forbes)
There is a very interesting article in Director magazine around can HR add strategic value, and it starts with the initial reminder that David Ulrich started his business partner model over 14 years ago, and then proceeds to quote the Mercer studies on business partners that most do not feel like they are being strategic.
For all of the HR folks out there that work with Retail, this is a great study to read – as it is an in depth review of how retail is going to change. There are a number of key findings: 1. Retail footprint space is running out – so there has to be format
HR Daily advisor ran a good survey to find out what was top of mind, and below was the top ten. I encourage you to go to their website to read the rest as the it is pretty interesting. Answer Options