The initiative appears to be in line with SHRM's focus on increasing the number of executive-level members.Read More
Party on, human resource professionals. You guys do it well.
As Hillary Clinton chatted about whatever she chatted about, other SHRM attendees opted to spend their time in pursuit of their profession.Read More
Workforce revisits a story we did five years ago on the HR profession's largest association--the Society for Human Resource Management. We found that while SHRM members are generally happy with the organization, some critics still take issue with SHRM's direction.Read More
My real hope for you is that, like my first conference experience, you'll create lasting relationships while at SHRM.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
Some companies are choosing to do away with traditional HR departments and divvy up the duties to other departments, but not everyone agrees that's such a good idea.Read More
Organizations work best when legal and human resource professionals work together. That's how to prevent the legal and HR worlds from colliding.Read More
As part of our 90th anniversary, Workforce is talking to some of the people and organizations that helped influence today's workplace. In this installment, Workforce senior writer Rita Pyrillis talks to Ford Motor Co.'s Felicia Fields about the company's turnaround since CEO Alan Mulally took over in 2006. Read More