Human Resource Departments Embrace the Role of Coach Rather than Cop

The SHRM featured excerpts from an upcoming book by attorney and consultant Jathan Janova who “shares colorful stories” from his 25 years of experience trying to keep companies out of court. One of the excerpts is called “Converting HR from…

How Google’s People Analytics Helped Create a Great Workplace

As Steffen Maier pointed out in a recent issue of Entrepreneur, most companies use annual satisfaction surveys to measure the engagement of their employees. Many HR managers believe that such surveys provide a snapshot to assess how happy their employees…

Your HR Professional Development Guide

Professional development should be an important part of any HR professional’s short- and long-term goals. And if you hold a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), HR Certification Institute, or International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA) credential, professional…

5 Most Common Issues HR Professionals Face, and How Your Degree Will Help You Deal

When you get right down to it, human resources is really all about solving problems. Some of them you’re responsible for solving even before they happen… putting together payroll and benefits systems that make sure employees get paid correctly and…