The 12 Key Functions of Human Resources

HR has many important functions in the organization. These include recruitment, performance management, learning and development, and many more. In this article, we will explain the 12 key functions of HRM. But first, a definition. If we want to understand the functions of Human Resources, we need to understand what Human Resource Management (HRM) is.…

Human Resources Roles

18 Key Human Resources Roles

What are the key roles of human resources? In this article, we will list the 18 key Human Resources roles. In addition, we will go over these roles and explain how doing them right will create benefits for both the people and the organization. Background of Human Resource Roles For a long time, Human Resources…

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9 Trends in Employee Mood Measurement

Not too long ago the main instrument to gather data about the mood of the employees in various parts of the organization was the annual employee engagement survey. Once a year, or once every two years, a long questionnaire was distributed to the employees. Usually, 50-70% of employees responded. The answers were analyzed and often…

How to Create a Human Resource Strategy

Whether you’re working in a large corporate or a smaller enterprise, a Human Resource strategy forms the basis of everything you do in HR. In this article, we will give a definition of the HR strategy, explain how the HR strategy impacts daily HR practices, and we will end with a Human Resource strategy example.…

Six Sigma in HR

Six Sigma in HR: Implications for HR Processes, Analytics & Automation

Data science has touched every aspect of business functions today, enabling greater speed, accuracy and improved quality of business decision making. As an inherent part of core business operations, the “people function” hasn’t been immune to this development either. The best data science practices are known to combine management tools with statistical and machine learning insights. Such a…

CX follows employee experience

Get Your Employee Experience Right (And Your CX Will Follow)

Consistently delivering a great customer experience requires motivated and engaged employees – and thus a great employee experience.  Customer expectations have shifted dramatically in the last few years as disruptors across countless industries have focused on scaling new heights in terms of customer experience (CX). It’s widely accepted that it’s vital to offer an excellent…