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Strategic Human Resource Management

Looking for information specific to the management of human resources, the human resource profession, the roles of a human resources professional or the strategic partnership of human resources managers with leadership teams? You've found it here. Read more to understand the opportunities for value added from human resources professionals in your organization.

How to Do Human Resources Strategic Planning
Need basic information about Human Resources' strategic planning and management as a function or department within an organization? What are the...

Develop a Human Resources Department Business Plan
If you’re a department leader, your boss will likely one day ask: “What is your plan for your department?” Your Human Resources’ department...

Create Value With Human Resource Measures
Are you interested in how to measure the impact of Human Resources leadership, management, actions, policies, and assistance in your organization? A significant component of your Human Resource business planning is identifying what Human Resources measures to collect. When you consider measuring the performance of your Human Resource department,...

Build a Strategic Framework Through Strategic Planning
Want help and samples to help you develop a mission statement that resonates and inspires for your Human Resources department? Both people and organizations need a mission statement to ensure success. Identify your mission statement, vision, values, strategies, goals and plans.

How to Implement Strategic Planning: Vision Statement, Mission Statement,...
In an earlier article, I gave you a strategic planning framework, samples, and examples for creating your organization’s mission statement, vision statement, and more. As a result of the strategic planning article, people ask: now that I know what all of this strategic planning should look like, how do I actually make strategic planning happen...

Create Your Personal Vision Statement
Part of strategic HR management is starting with the formation of your own personal vision and values. You can build those of the department starting from there. Find out how.

Thinking Strategically First Makes Strategic Planning Work
Strategic planning for organizations is not fun. Strategic planning is often done under duress because it is required. Strategic planning is important yet many plans are found on bookcases, not on the desktops being used. Done well, strategic plans provide a useful focus that energizes and moves the organization toward its mission, plus it provides a document to recruit others to the mission.

Values and Beliefs That Form the Foundation for the Site
Deeply held values and beliefs guide the content of this Human Resources site. See the values and beliefs that underpin the recommendations on the site here.

Strategic Planning Pitfalls - to Avoid
Learn strategic planning pitfalls to avoid. These are the key challenges that you will encounter as you attempt to disseminate and implement a strategic plan. Be prepared so that you succeed.

Recession Planning for Employees
Given the downward spiral of CEOs' confidence and with the talk about a potential recession, what have you done to plan for the possibility that the downturn becomes severe and impacts employees? These are some of the actions to take in recession planning for employees, for your HR department and other departments within your business, perhaps...

Reinventing HR from the Classroom to the Boardroom
We need to reinvent the field of HR in our HR educational programs and in our businesses. HR needs to be more strategic to gain a seat at the “proverbial” table, and we need to be more business-oriented. However, the whole HR community must invest to educate, certify, and mentor HR professionals, or we will never see the industry gain the...

Strategic Human Resources: Avoiding Circular Conversations
You can implement strategic Human Resources. It needs a plan, change management, technology, efficiencies, attention to the bottom line and dealing with resistance to change. Find out more about stopping circular conversations that go nowhere.

What Is Human Resource Management?
Human Resource management is dealing with and managing the people in your organization. You can manage people strategically. Find the basics of HRM.

The Strategic HR Coach
The HR professional plays an important role as coach to managers. Want to explore the new expectations of the HR manager in the coaching role? It's how you would affect strategic direction.

5 Ways HR Can Build Your Brand
Want five areas in which HR can have an impact on turning employees into brand ambassadors for your organization? See how to develop your employees into brand ambassadors who attract and recruit the talent you need. You can if you do these five things right.

A New Role for HR: Support Your Company's Brand
HR needs to support the business and emotional importance of your organization's brand if you want a seat at the strategy table. You want to identify the strategic components of people management that can support your organization's business goals.

Vision Is Your Desired Future
A vision, a component in strategic planning, is a picture of your organization's desired future expressed in a way that resonates with all members of the organization. The vision is shared with employees, customers, shareholders, vendors, and candidates for employment and creates shared meaning about what your organization wants to become. Learn...

Mission Is What You Do
A mission is your expression of what it is that your organization does. Your mission tells a customer, employee, shareholder, vendor or interested job candidate exactly what you are in business to do. Learn more about what a mission is at it relates to corporate or organizational strategic planning.

Core Values Are What You Believe
Core values are traits or qualities that you consider not just worthwhile, they represent an individual's or organization's highest priorities, deeply held beliefs, and core, fundamental driving forces. Core values or guiding principles define what your organization believes and how you want your organization resonating with and appealing to...

Poll: Why Is Creating a Personal Vision Statement Important?
Do you have a personal vision statement? If so, why? If not, why not?

HR Outsourcing: How HR Departments Can Do More By Doing Less
Need to know how to approach Human Resources outsourcing? Some HR functions are more effectively outsourced than others. Here are the steps to follow as you decide. See sample functions to outsource - and not.

5 Tips for New HR Professionals
Want to know what, as a person new to the field of Human Resources, you can do to most quickly leverage your skills and experience to support the strategic direction of your business? Here are five tips to heed.

HR as Product: Be the Brand of Choice
Are you interested in rethinking the strategic role of the Human Resources practitioner? Here are tips for building the HR department's image, reputation, and brand. You can contribute to the strategic business.

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