Archive for humanresources SmartBlogs
Recently, I was entering candidates into our database and came across the title “vice president of people and culture.” Because our system has a finite number of job categories, I was forced to choose “human resources” for this particular individual. Doing so just felt wrong because in my mind there’s clearly a difference.
This got me thinking: Is HR as a job category going away?[…] Continue Reading »
Making the rounds these days among my appalled colleagues is a photo of a pretty little girl, around 9, looking tragically earnest as she stands in what looks like a school pep-rally crowd. As she might in any other pep rally, she’s holding a sign hand-lettered in big bubble letters. But the sign does not say, “Go Cougars!” It says, “No One is Free if Someone Is Oppreessed” [sic, by the way].[…] Continue Reading »
A few months ago, I interviewed a group of chief human resources officers from major U.S. companies about their top-of-mind people issues for 2012. I was impressed — but not surprised — that employee retention was the common theme throughout regions and throughout industries, although I continue to think that in this era of persistently growing unemployment rates, few are going to be jumping ship anytime soon.[…] Continue Reading »
Mike Ettling is the CEO of NorthGateArinso, a provider of human resources business solutions through technology, outsourcing and consulting. Recently, SmartBrief asked Ettling about HRO 3.0 and how it can help companies get more out of their HR departments. An edited version of his responses follows.
What is HRO 3.0?
HRO 3.0 is the latest evolution in human resources outsourcing.[…] Continue Reading »