Vaccinations Are Here! – What You Need to Know to Drive Your Business

Vaccinations Are Here!  – What You Need to Know to Drive Your Business Welcome to our second post in the series on Common Sense People Management for Small to Medium Businesses Return to “normal” planning As we write, the pace of vaccinations is accelerating and some optimism is returning but new infections and hospitalizations areContinue reading “Vaccinations Are Here! – What You Need to Know to Drive Your Business”

Analytics and Human Resources Leadership of the Future

I recently had the fun opportunity to participate in a panel discussion about HR Analytics and how it is reshaping the future of the Human Resources profession. I was the designated practitioner on the panel and my role was to keep us grounded in the realities of leading HR functions on a day-to-day basis.   ThisContinue reading “Analytics and Human Resources Leadership of the Future”

Who’s on First – Talent Acquisition or HR Business Partners?

Introduction One of the more common friction points in many Human Resource organizations is the tension between front-line HR Business Partner (HRBP) and the Talent Acquisition (TA) organization.  In this blog post, we will present some ideas for how these teams can work together more effectively.  Our approach is based on experience and what weContinue reading “Who’s on First – Talent Acquisition or HR Business Partners?”

The Human Resources Business Partner Revolution: Mirage or Unfinished Business?

As two long-time HR practitioners, we have spent a great deal of time reflecting on HR’s role in not only supporting an organization or a business, but its role in adding significant value as measured by business metrics.    This is the lens through which we are writing and sharing this series of blog posts.  InContinue reading “The Human Resources Business Partner Revolution: Mirage or Unfinished Business?”