A new survey notes that with advances in technology, human resources managers will have time away from administrative tasks to help their CEOs with big-picture questions, though one expert contends that things haven't changed much.
I will be transitioning soon from the Caribbean to the U.S. What must I do to prepare to quickly gain employment in the human resources field? Are there special regulations, systems and methodology on which I need to focus?
—On the Move, HR professional, Aruba
Dissident SHRM Members for Transparency write-in candidates are shut out as the board taps executives from Sirius XM, Yahoo and Burger King.Read More
The transparency group has met twice with association leaders since last year’s conference in Las Vegas, but after the second meeting in March, SHRM leaders decided to discontinue the meetings, according to Kate Herbst, a transparency group member and now a board candidate.Read More
After six years as a human resources professional, I have wandered from my original career path. I had intended to eventually become a generalist, but in my last two jobs I've been asked to do mostly recruiting, mostly because my managers didn't want to do it. I recently was laid off and now get job offers only for staffing/recruiting positions. How do I break into other areas: employee relations, training and performance management?
—Unwilling Recruiter, services, England