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- Doug Conant

Your small business needs an HR department, and here's what you need to know

Your small business needs an HR department, and here's what you need to know
You own a small business, right? Are you juggling many responsibilities and already thinking about delegating some work? You need to learn how to properly build a highly effective HR department so it doesn't hurt your already limited budget. In this article, we'll tell you how to do all of the above and not go over your small business budget. We know how important it is for small businesses. To earn more income and build your own successful and stable company, subscribe to our blog for more useful information.

TOP 5 Small business HR issues in 2023 and how to solve them

TOP 5 Small business HR issues in 2023 and how to solve them
Assessing the challenges personnel managers and small business owners will face in 2023 will help them work more effectively. Small businesses used to focus more on revenue, competition, and economic instability, with human resources, seemingly neglected. As business models change and industries change, HR is taking center stage as companies realize how workforce management can impact growth and success. Solving these challenges will improve human resource management and affect the business's success and profitability. Are you wondering what to prepare for? Want to know what you can do to solve these problems? In our article, we talked about 5 HR issues for small businesses in 2023 and how to solve them. Read and use it.

Is AI gonna replace humans in HR?

Is AI gonna replace humans in HR?
When you observe the development of technologies and the global digitalization of businesses and many processes, have you ever had a similar question? Even our team sometimes discusses and thinks about this topic. Technologies have really impacted everyday life and work. In many companies, technology is essential for recruitment, personnel management, and maximizing employee potential, so it's become a big component of HR. Will AI replace HR workers? Check out our new article for the answer.

Part 1. Book summary - The 9 Faces of HR

Part 1. Book summary - The 9 Faces of HR
This is a must-read business book, “The Nine Faces of HR” looks at how organizations - via their HR leaders and teams - balance innovation versus structure, speed to market versus process, and employee development versus the financial realities that the CFO places on everyone. Simply put, welcome to the world of work. Kris's book is a welcome departure from the standard issue "how to" guides and the legions of pages devoted to "leadership". The Nine Face of HR is something that you can relate to because we all know the nine personas that Kris describes in the book.

Patty McCord “Powerful” - book summary

Patty McCord “Powerful” - book summary
One of the coolest books on organizational culture I have read. If Patty's name doesn't mean anything to you, I would like to add that she is behind Netflix's HR success and culture. In eight chapters, McCord discusses the pillars that makeup Netflix's DNA as an employer. He writes that the key to the company's business success is understanding business goals by all employees (without exceptions) and openness to their questions and doubts. It points out how much value it can be to encourage employees to make mistakes and learn from their actions. It emphasizes the importance of transparency within the organization and compares internal communication to arteries. Internal communication, providing employees with all the necessary information about the company, protects the company's life, just like arteries pumping blood to the human heart.

Social Media Recruitment: How to Successfully Integrate Social Media into Recruitment Strategy

Social Media Recruitment: How to Successfully Integrate Social Media into Recruitment Strategy
Recruitment in social media is no longer a novelty and has become a significant trend that strongly affects HR departments’ work.

The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Develop. Three Key Qualities by Patrick Lencioni, Patrick Lencioni

The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Develop. Three Key Qualities by Patrick Lencioni, Patrick Lencioni

What qualities must employees of a company have to be ideal team players? Patrick Lencioni explains the combination of which attributes can help identify, hire and nurture true team players, build a strong team, reduce turnover and solve many other important problems, giving the business a significant advantage over competitors. The key qualities highlighted by the author work not only in business, but also in personal life.

 

Looking for great team players? Then, when evaluating candidates, pay special attention to what is necessary for effective teamwork, which is based on five factors: trust, "the ability to participate in constructive conflict", dedication to a common cause, responsibility towards each other and focus on results.

HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources - Book review

HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources - Book review

An employee is first and foremost a human being - their expectations, fears, and needs are in the center of attention and a key driver of changes in the company where they work. New technologies, economic, political and cultural development, as well as the industrial revolution, have a diametrical impact on the labor market, companies operating in it, as well as HR departments, stand at the front of this positive transformation, which is not only business, but above all public.

“ The Effective HR Business Partner ” book review

“ The Effective HR Business Partner ” book review

It would seem that everything has already been said and written about it. However, many people are constantly looking for reliable data and first-hand ideas that will allow them to better prepare for the challenges ahead. Presentations of interesting, and often controversial, ideas lead to "intense" discussions and many practical activities.

Investing in People: Financial Impact of Human Resource Initiatives by John Boudreau and Wayne F. Cascio

Investing in People: Financial Impact of Human Resource Initiatives by John Boudreau and Wayne F. Cascio

Nowadays, HR specialists often have to prove that their actions have an impact on the company's efficiency. The authors of the book, relying on their own methodology, propose effective techniques allowing to precisely define the financial results of decisions in the field of HRM and the choices of employees themselves.