You know that the job market changes. The talented employees are not loyal; they can accept the job offer proposed by your direct competitor. You have to be quicker than your competitors.
You have to innovate your recruitment process, procedures and habits. You have to trust to people. You have to hire the best talents.
How you can innovate the recruitment process? How you can be successful on the job market?
Lean HR Processes are a key to make the HR Organization simpler, faster and cheaper. The top management requires HR to become smaller, because the entire organization has to cut costs.
However, HR is always poor in the design of processes. The lean processes are even harder to set. We think about controls, signatures, responsibilities. We do not think about simple processes.
It happens. You invest a lot of your time to develop the great HR Strategy. You are really proud of the proposal. You are enthusiastic. You inspire all your colleagues. Your strategy gets approved.
However, you made several mistakes, which are slowly killing your new HR Strategy. You have no check with reality. You do not understand the business priorities, but you believe that the approval of the top management is sufficient.
You have no clear implementation plan for the new strategy. Everyone in the HR team works on something, but no visible results are delivered. You create a lot of chaos in the organization.
The most killing mistake - you have no clue about costs of the implementation.
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Today, the most innovative companies are the most desired companies. Investors love them; employees love them; customers love their products. Each leader has a dream to enter the club of most admired companies. However, they do not change the corporate culture.
HR has to push the company hard to change the corporate culture. Innovations are a must today. The employees have to accept risks. The managers have to approve risky innovations. The company has to learn to introduce the testing of innovations.
Why is it so important? Read here.
Innovations are the strongest source of innovations today. However, most organizations have processes and procedures, which kill all innovative ideas. The forced distribution is one of the most successful killers.
HR should make a proper evaluation of the performance management system. All items, which are not supporting the corporate culture, should be eliminated.
Why? Because the company can become competitive.
You know the recruitment freeze. It is a difficult business decision we have to respect. On the other hand, we should act strategically at that moment.
The recruitment freeze should not kill the growth of the organization. It should limit the growth of costs, but it should not stop everything.
As the HR Professional, you should have priorities ready. You should propose what to stop and what should continue.
The HR Strategy is the most strategic document in Human Resources. However, it is a dead document in many HR Organizations. It can be excellent, but it misses the buy-in of the HR staff. It was not developed as the team work; it was developed by few carefully selected employees.
The top management approved the document, but the HR team does not feel any engagement. They just feel fear. They do not understand to the content of the HR strategy. They take it as the external threat. Just the threat came internally.
How should be HR Strategy developed to be really successful? Read.
Most HR Managers are aware of social media. They understand that social media communication is a strong channel for the external communication with the targeted audiences. Moreover, the large corporations explored social media and the potential to communicate with young talents from universities.
Year 2013 will be about social media in Human Resources. Most organizations will invest into the development of the proper social media communication strategy. The company without the targeted social media communication will suffer, because the talented university graduates will prefer other employers.
Are you ready to utilize the full potential of social media? Do you have goals for your company twitter account? Do you have a specialized Facebook recruitment page? Do you understand your audience?
We all know that innovations are securing the future of the organization. Just innovative organizations do win the war for the prosperity. However, in Human Resources we do not believe in innovations.
We do not support ideas coming from employees and managers. We protect our current status quo. Why?
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The year 2012 was tough for Human Resources. Most companies were under a pressure to cut costs and workforce. The successful organizations were able to manage costs, increase sales volumes and introduce successful innovations to markets.
Human Resources is required to lead initiatives, which will decrease costs, eliminate the red tape and increase the competitiveness on the job market.
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