It’s called human resources for a reason

ReImagine Work

It was a great day when the personnel department changed the name on the door to human resources. Why I became an advocate of human beings at work. Projects could be more successful and deliver more quickly if we treated people like human beings. You keep using that word.

The Surprising Benefits of Human Resources Outsourcing

HR Digest

The role of Human Resources Managers in any business/organization is quite visible. However, some organizations opt not to create a grand Human Resources department due to funds; they rather choose to hire an employee to handle the HR work on a part-time basis. Human resources outsourcing can actually be one of the best decisions an organization can make. In whichever way, the benefits of human resources outsourcing could be enormous.

Putting the HUMAN back in Human Resources

Lead Change Blog

This is the third post in our series: What does HR Really Stand For: Human Resources or Human Remains? Leadership Development Change Character-based Leadership employee engagement Giana Consulting Growth instigator Leadership

GC28: Gamification in Human Resources | with Mario Herger

Engaging Leader

The new book Gamification in Human Resources highlights several dozen examples of how organizations are using gamification throughout the employee life cycle to recruit, develop and evaluate talent – and it gives you the tools necessary to begin or expand your own gamification programs.

Putting the human back in human resources

The Organized Executive's Blog

For most companies, the human resources function is no exception. New and innovative technologies have allowed us to streamline the management of human resources like never before. Focusing on human interactions in the workplace can help increase employee engagement.

Career Advisor Mary Schaefer Puts the Human Back into Human Resources at TEDxWilmington

ReImagine Work

“On Wednesday, August 6th, one our very own Career Advisors, Mary Schaefer spoke at TEDxWilmington and delivered her talk, Putting the Human Back into Human Resources.

The ‘human resource’ – explained

Talent Technologies

With all the complexity in the human resource function, wouldn’t it be great if there was one easy visual that summed up the human resource as a whole, and served as a simple, easy-to-follow reference point for human resource selection, management and development?

Human Resources Thailand | Strategic HR | Thailand

Talent Technologies

As HR Departments evolved from ‘Administration’, to ‘Personnel’, to ‘Human Resources’ and now to ‘Talent Management’, it’s clear that expectations have changed.

Leadership Development: #1 Priority for Human Resources Leaders

Coaching Tip

Leadership development is the number one priority for human resources (HR) leaders globally, according to Talent Management : Accelerating Business Performance , a survey by Right Management, the career and talent management experts within ManpowerGroup. Among the more than 2,200 senior HR leaders globally who participated in the survey, 46 percent identified leadership development as the top priority for 2014.

Seven Key Thoughts About Managing Human Resources


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer Seven Key Thoughts About Managing Human Resources Here are SEVEN most prominent thoughts that stuck me this week about managing “humanresources. These thoughts can be useful if you are a business owner, a human resources professional, a project manager or a leader at any level in an organization: ‘Human Resources’ are more ‘human’ and less ‘resources’. They are humans!

Someone to Know: Q&A with Alyeska Pipeline Director of Human Resources Fred Millen


Fred Millen, Director of Human Resources at Alyeska Pipeline is an HR guru who specializes in workforce planning, employee development succession planning and more. Q&A with Fred Millen, Director of Human Resources at Alyeska Pipeline. With a background in Theology, he’s a wonderful storyteller, speaker and counselor to many. He hails from the south, but his colleagues joke that after 10 years in The Last Frontier, he’s “all Alaskan now.”

Carnival of Human Resources at HR Observations!

Maximizing Possibility

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional! Podcasts With John Miller » May 13, 2010 Carnival of Human Resources at HR Observations!

Make The Most Of Your Human Resources Chapter Featured at

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Character Based Leader Book Leadership Development [link] Rick Maurer, one of my favorite experts on organizational change, invited me to guest post on his blog about my chapter in the book, The Character-Based Leader… My chapter was titled, “Make the Most of Your Human Resources” and is a call to action for corporate leaders to do the work to truly capitalize on [.].

Carnival of Human Resources at the Talent Junction Blog!

Maximizing Possibility

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!

The Most Common Issues Faced By Human Resource Managers

Chartered Management Institute

There are many significant human resources issues facing both employers and employees today. With the development of both small and larger-scale businesses, the need for human resource management – and the foresight and ability to avoid the problems that accompany it – is growing.

The ONE thing that is holding back the human resource in Thailand…

Talent Technologies

The ‘human resource’ in Thailand undoubtedly faces many challenges. However the human resource challenge we are writing about in this post is very difficult to crack, and, unlike group behaviour, has few positive attributes.

Managerial-Leadership Development Belongs to the Manager of the Person Being Developed NOT Human Resources!

Create Learning

As a manager, developing staff is your job. It cannot be delegated off to Human Resources, Organization Development or someone else. Too often managers and executive teams delegate or task off any and all training and development to the Human Resources staff.

Developing High Performing Talent

Women on Business

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Developing Emotional Intelligence for Success

Chart Your Course

–Activities tailored to help develop and grow the five key factors of EQ. The post Developing Emotional Intelligence for Success appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

Win the Heart: The Four Cornerstones You Need to Build Engagement

Leading Blog

From an old friend of Blake’s Dad in West Texas, they learn that “ If you just hire a man’s hands, you miss the opportunity to win his heart. ” * * * Like us on Instagram and Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *. Human Resources

What’s Your Professional Development Plan?

Women on Business

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Building a Strengths-Based Leadership Development Program

Nathan Magnuson

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Developing Leaders to Drive Business Results

Coaching Tip

The chief human resources officer must take the lead in developing leadership programs, processes, and events to ensure that leaders are ready and effective. Develop action plans. Develop Leadership Skills: A Mobile Reference Guide.

9 Reasons Your Leadership Development Program is Failing

Nathan Magnuson

companies invest over $2,000 in leadership development initiatives per company leader. Just because an organization has a leadership development program doesn’t mean it’s successful, does it? Human Resources Organizational Effectiveness LDP leadership development program

Creating the Conversations That Help Them Grow

Leading Blog

Developing them is critical to keeping them. While many leaders may feel they don’t have time for career development, it’s not as complicated as we often make it out to be. Career development is nothing more than helping others grow”—one conversation at a time. Human Resources

How to Prepare and Develop Future Leaders for Your Business

Chart Your Course

A good leader inspires the best work from employees, uses finite resources and time wisely, communicates well and shoulders their share of the responsibilities. There are many free and affordable resources available to train current and future leaders, including online courses and articles.

5 Vital Behaviors That Will Impress Your HR Team

Let's Grow Leaders

As we engage in our long-term leadership development programs, we inevitably spend time talking to the HR team about who’s in the program, why, and how we can best help. Career & Learning Human Resources career development human resources

Developing leaders | Deloitte University Press | Global Human Capital Trends 2015

Chart Your Course

According to a recent Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report: GLOBAL organizations today must navigate a “new world of work”—one that requires a dramatic change in strategies for leadership, talent, and human resources.

Developing the developers – CPD for trainers

Rapid BI

There are in effect two primary roles in learning and development – those that plan and manage and those that deliver training or facilitate learning. The post Developing the developers – CPD for trainers appeared first on RapidBi. Human Resources & Talent Management Change management CPD develop the developer Learning Learning & Development train the trainer Training Trainers

On Leadership, Growth and Professional Development

Linked 2 Leadership

When it comes to employee development, who should take responsibility? Should it be the employee, the boss, human resources, the leadership team, or a combination of either some or all of them? Employee Growth and Development Having been on both sides of the manager-employee equation, I … … Continue reading → The post On Leadership, Growth and Professional Development appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

Overcoming the Disempowerment of HR

Leadership Freak

Human Resource Departments that are dedicated to serving upper management and controlling front-line employees are a sad waste of human resources. Author Book Notes Innovation Leading Managing Power Taking others higher Culture disempower hr departments human resource departments Leadership Development Organizational Development team decisions

Goals For A Nonprofit Fundraising And Development Executive

Eric Jacobson

Drive the necessary development efforts to meet the organization''s annual revenue goals. Develop strategies to approach large multinational corporations regarding national gifts. Develop database systems to track and monitor donor and prospect histories.

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Career Development and Innovation – The Missing Link For Success

Rapid BI

Can Career Development and Innovation link together as strategies? The post Career Development and Innovation – The Missing Link For Success appeared first on RapidBI. careers creatrix Human Resources & Talent career development career progression Creatrix Innovation

Predictive Analytics Tools Can Create a Better Workforce

Strategy Driven

Predictive analytics (PA) is well known in many business arenas but has never entered Human Resources until recently. It is most frequently used to predict very specific individual behaviors in Human Resources. Understanding What Predictive Analytics Is.

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External Hires May Highlight a People Development Failure

Modern Servant Leader

In other cases, it was because I failed to develop internal team members. As a result, there was no way we could develop the necessary skills in people and still meet our business objectives. Servant Leadership Development External Failure Hire Human Resources Interview People

Leadership Development Investments

Coaching Tip

study of nearly 400 organizations by Lee Hecht Harrison has identified that 54% of employers plan to increase investments in leadership development in 2015. Only 5% of employers plan to decrease investments, and a further 41% reported leadership development investments will stay the same.

Ending Frustration At Work

Women on Business

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Hiring? Promoting? How to Pick an A Player

Lead Change Blog

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Meaningful development of others


There are some myths about what it means for leaders to develop the people they’re responsible for leading. A few of them: Developing others doesn’t belong to Human Resources, Talent Management, Organizational Development, or whatever other helpful organization you may have access to, although they can help. Let’s be clear that developing others is your job. Developing people doesn’t have to cost oodles of money.

Helping Employees Change Habits Takes 66 Days

Women on Business

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Three Strategies to Encourage Good Mental Health in the Workplace

Leading Blog

L ET’S FACE IT: emotions are an inescapable element of the human experience. When developing your initial strategy, tap into the array of tools available to help you create your organization’s policies and procedures. Human Resources

6 Ways to Change Your Learning Culture

Nathan Magnuson

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Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First

Leading Blog

This is a group that consists of the CEO, the CFO, and the CHRO (Chief Human Resources Officer). Of course, for most organizations, this means greatly expanding the role of human resources. Human Resources

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