HR Design and Simplification

Balance strategic talent demands and operational excellence

Today’s HR function has to strike a balance between strategic talent demands and operational excellence. Whether you need to update your human resource management systems or create more efficient or less complex processes for delivery, you can discover ways to turn strategy into execution. Learn how you can create an agile HR organization that’s ready to take on the talent challenges your company faces.

Strategic HR Business Partner (sHRBP) Certification

Build credibility as an HR leader that influences, impacts and advances your business.

The most effective HR professionals today possess an entirely new set of competencies, HCI’s course builds the financial acumen and consulting skills necessary for you to have a meaningful impact on the future of the business.

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When Worlds Collide: HR and Procurement Managing Contract Talent

April 2, 2013 | Human Capital Institute

Managing contract talent has traditionally been the responsibility of the Procurement department or individual business units at most firms. However, Human Resources has, in recent years, begun taking on or sharing this responsibility with ...

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Operational Improvement Has Improved

April 1, 2013 | Brad Power | Harvard Business School Publishing

 
If you've had a bad experience with an operational improvement effort (like Six Sigma or Business Reengineering), or if you haven't given it much attention lately, you should take a fresh look. Many companies and executives have ...

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De-Siloing Social Software

April 1, 2013 | Dr. Katherine Jones | Bersin by Deloitte

 
Human beings are social by nature.  And why shouldn’t the software that people use at work support that inherent social inclination? It can – if it is intrinsic in the way that they actually work. 
To date, many ...

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How Criticizing in Private Undermines Your Team

March 27, 2013 | Roger Schwarz | Harvard Business School Publishing

You are holding your weekly team leadership meeting. You are discussing with your direct reports how to handle the project delays that have caused the team to miss its quarterly numbers. You know that Ted — one of your direct reports ...

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The Death of ROWE

March 25, 2013 | Amy Lewis | HCI

A few years back, HR strategy actually made the evening news, and not because of some corporate malfeasance or executive scandal.  It was a new management philosophy catching the general public’s attention: a new idea called the results-oriented work environment (ROWE).  Originally developed at retail giant Best Buy, it was adopted at a number of other workplaces and its creators, Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson, wrote a popular book, Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It.

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Connecting Organizational Culture to Performance

March 19, 2013 | Human Capital Institute

The Human Capital Institute (HCI) and PS Culture Matters partnered to conduct this research to gain a deeper understanding about how building and sustaining a performance culture impacts business productivity and financial performance. This ...

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We Are All in Sales

March 18, 2013 | Jenna Filipkowski | HCI

According to Dan Pink in his new book "To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth about Moving Others," most of us, even if we realize it or not, are in the business of sales. In his research, he found that 1 in 9 Americans are technically in the profession of sales, but 8 in 9 Americans perform selling activities in their daily work. Whatever the job title, the majority of Americans spend their days persuading, influencing, and convincing others to part with resources. Workers are in the business of moving others; it spans across industries and every level of the organization. Dan Pink’s research found that we spend roughly 24 minutes of each hour moving others at work.

Strategic HR Business Partner (sHRBP) Certification

Enroll Now: Strategic HR Business Partner Certification Program

The conversation about HR having “a seat at the table” is over. Human Resources is a critical business function, and a true HR Business Partner who serves as a skilled business advisor and leader is critical to ensuring success. Equip yourself with the skills you need to advance your business.

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Strategic HR Business Partner (sHRBP) Certification

Take your career to the next level.

Build the financial acumen and consulting skills you need to influence and impact.

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