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How HR Can Influence Organizational Strategy
HR professionals can take a key role in shaping their organization’s strategy and contributing to its future success because they know the workforce better than most, according to Michael Wilkinson, managing director of Leadership Strategies Inc. in Atlanta. 

Teach Old-Fashioned Basics to Bridge Gap in Soft-Skills Behaviors​                  
Author and speaker Bruce Tulgan offers tips on teaching the "missing basics." 

Your Career Q&A: Starting Your HR Career
How do you launch yourself into HR? Best-selling author Martin Yate, a career coach and former HR professional, takes your questions each week about how to further your career in HR.

Leveraging Keywords to Advance Your Career
Keywords can make or break job seekers’ attempts to gain an interview, as their resumes are fed into a company’s applicant tracking system or other resume scanning tools.

Your Guide to Online Learning For HR Professionals
There is a dizzying array of free classes, as well as certificate programs and college degrees, available online for HR professionals eager to advance their knowledge and careers. The trick is selecting the right one. Here are tips that could help, along with a comparison of 11 providers.

Your Career Q&A: Refocus Your Resume to Get Results
If you’re not getting responses to your resume, it’s time to take another look.

Your Career Q&A: How Much Experience Is Too Much?
When writing your HR resume, focus on relevant experience and not just quantity of experience.




Leadership Development: Growing Talent Strategically
This paper addresses the importance of linking leader development efforts to organizational strategy, as well as program design and participant selection considerations. It also presents a model for evaluating leadership development programs.

Evolution of Employee Opinion Surveys—The Voice of Employee as a Strategic Business Management Tool
In recent years we have evolved our understanding of the critical concepts to measure, as well as the practical application of research methods, analytics and interventions surrounding employee surveys.


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Destination Innovation: HR’s Role in Charting the Course
demonstrates that the responsibility for guiding an innovative culture rests largely with HR professionals.



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