UPDATED June 24, 2014 (2 p.m. CT): A new certification commission created by SHRM will include HR professionals, certification experts, academics and members of the broader business community.Read More
If you're servicing a profession as an association, you might want to think before you try and take down an entire certification system.Read More
Questions emerge regarding what SHRM’s move means to those with PHR, SPHR and GPHR credentials, as well as the relationship between the organizations. Updated with comments from SHRM's Hank Jackson and HRCI's Amy Dufrane.
There seems to be an endless quest to get employees to care more about their benefits. Explaining their importance is becoming increasingly valuable.Read More
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The ruling’s impact may be greatest for smaller businesses that don’t have comprehensive coverage packages for LGBT workers.Read More
I was recently promoted to handle all human resources at our 100-employee company, but I also still serve as top assistant to our company president. This has sparked a debate, with some senior leaders arguing we don't need a fulltime HR function. Our president now isn't sure whether to keep the HR function or just keep me as his assistant. How do I convince top brass that HR is more than just keeping track of personnel files and benefits?
— Caught in the Not-So-Friendly Crossfire, HR director, publishing/communication/advertising, Owosso, Michigan
The best-performing HR departments are harvesting big data so their leaders arrive at the proverbial top table with insights about pivotal roles, critical skills and gaps, says Harry Osle, global HR transformation and advisory practice leader at The Hackett Group. Read More