Tag Archives: Strategic HR

News Flash: Recruiting Has the Highest Business Impact of any HR Function

Within most corporate HR functions, the atmosphere is simply too politically charged to even consider raising this powerful question… “Which HR function ranks #1 with the highest impact on two critical business success measures, revenue growth, and profit margins?” Well, the data is in and we now definitively know that the answer is… recruiting is the most impactful HR function! …

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HOW CAN I TELL IF I AM BEING STRATEGIC?

Identifying Which Corporate Strategic Goals And Objectives To Impact As you can see from each of the above definitions, strategic actions are designed to impact corporate goals and objectives. Before HR can increase its strategic impact it must first determine what goals the organization considers strategic. At some companies identifying the top corporate objectives is relatively easy while at others, …

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Knocking Down HR Silos

HR faces many challenges but the one that can easily be classified as the "last major unsolved HR problem" is the selfish and territorial "silo" behavior within most HR departments.

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HR NEEDS TO FINALLY TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR PEOPLE MANAGEMENT RESULTS AND STOP THE EXCUSES

Being Strategic Means Taking Ownership And Being Accountable Almost by definition, strategic people assume responsibility for getting things done and for producing results. For example, CFO’s assume responsibility for financial systems, CIO’s for information and computing systems and the head of retail operations for producing retail sales results.  Individuals in HR claim that they are “strategic partners” but for some …

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