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It can be difficult to find factual and well-written information about the different educational paths which lead to careers in human resources. What degree is right for the job you want? Which degrees generate real opportunities for job seekers, and which fail to make the cut? HRPeople has created a comparative degree guide to help you choose your path. We'll assist ... Full Story

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    Middle Managers Spread Thin as Organizational Structure Flattens

    If leaders feel stretched today, it's only going to get worse in the future, indicates new research by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp). Finding structural efficiencies by expanding spans of control has become a necessity in the current economic climate. However, the i4cp study shows that flattening organizational structure doesn't necessarily result in a competitive advantage. While there are advantages, ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    What is the Future of HR?

    What is the Future of HR?
    Many years ago I was quoted in the infamous Fast Company article "Why We Hate HR." Even though the article is 5 years old, I continue to see a chorus of authors and HR naysayers who essentially say the same thing: HR is not strategic. Despite the negativity, all of these articles make note of the fact that organizations today are ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Transparency Test

    The Transparency Test
    A little while back, I talked about how transparency seems to have faded from our conversations both on and off social media. One of the reasons for this could be that we don't really know what to look for in terms of transparency. It got me thinking. How do we know if an organization is operating in a transparent manner? So ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Selection vs. Development Assessments

    Selection vs. Development Assessments
    This post is written for the everyday manager, HR manager, coach, or consultant that doesn’t have the time or interest to learn about validation, reliability, confirmatory factor analysis, correlation coefficients, and adverse impact. However, you’re using assessments, and you know just enough to be dangerous. Oh yeah, that pretty much describes me. Maybe you too. I’ve written about assessments for leadership ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +1