If creating or fixing a company culture that delivers true employee experience were easy, everyone would be doing it. It’s hard, and it requires the commitment of your C-level executives and HR pros who can do more than process transactions or plan the next company outing.
Influencing the finance group takes focus, and it's something HR classes and organizations don’t teach in textbooks. The result is a trail of tears, but there are ways many in our profession guarantee the finance teams around them don't respect HR pros.
Liability is so top of mind that there’s a whole industry dedicated to telling HR pros what can get their companies sued and how to avoid it. Much of that advice is well-intentioned and valuable, but occasionally it feels more like fear mongering.
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