5 top competencies of the modern HR professional

By: | 10.04.17 | Strategic HR
In recent years, few fields have evolved as much as human resources. What was once a position focused largely on hiring, firing, and payroll is now a critical role in successful companies’ strategic plans. HR professionals are now tasked with talent management re...

4 Management Strategies That Drive Employee Engagement

By: | 02.16.17 | blog, Strategic HR,
If you’re like a lot of workforce leaders, a strong hiring year and reported economic upswing may have you feeling cautiously optimistic about retention and increased productivity. However, I wouldn’t count your chickens just yet. A prudent leader would be r...

Mastering Performance Management: Stop Reinventing the Wheel

By: | 09.22.16 | Strategic HR
All workforce leaders know that having a sound performance management system in place is critical to organizational success. Yet, for so many, it is the Achilles heel, a nagging impediment to company growth and employee engagement. Despite ongoing efforts to modify, re...

It takes a village. But what if YOU are the village?

By: | 08.18.16 | Strategic HR
The nucleus of any successful organization is its Human Resources department. HR is a well-oiled machine powered by a series of critical components. Surely it takes a village of professionals to keep it running smoothly. But what if YOU are the village? What if YOU and ...

Employee Retention Strategies: The Antidote to Turnover

By: | 06.22.16 | Strategic HR
In today’s economy, empirical data reminds us and confirms that good people are hard to find. So as leaders of the hiring practices in our organizations, we create a strong talent acquisition process. As long as you work hard to hire suitable candidates, keeping ...

What Are the Top Competencies HR Leaders Must Possess?

By: | 03.12.15 | Strategic HR
As the nature of doing business changes, HR roles are expanding and refocusing. Far from simply reacting to major events in the business climate, economy and labor market, HR professionals are uniquely positioned to look ahead to industry and global changes and to antic...