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How Important Human Resources Training is for Today's Shifting Workforce

2017 has been a big year for change in Human Resources. A new presidential administration is creating changes and affecting healthcare and employee ...
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7 Skills Every Future CHRO Should Have

The ultimate career goal for many HR professionals is to land the chief human resources officer (CHRO) title. The value of the CHRO has steadily increased in recent years, often heralded one of the most important or influential jobs in the company. Many consider it the best step toward becoming CEO, a position focused on everything from developing leaders and attaining growth to aligning goals with business plans.
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Aspiring to be a CHRO? Here's How to Get There

Do you have your sights set on a CHRO position? Good choice! Whether a business succeeds or fails is determined by the quality and happiness of the employees who work there. And because over 50% of the U.S. workforce is not engaged, companies are crying out for talented CHROs.
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15 Communities to Follow to Advance Your HR Career

Human Resources careers aren’t going away. In fact, they’re projected to grow by 9% through 2024, faster than the national average. With all that competition, staying ahead and advancing your HR career is vital. There are many ways to do it, but nothing has more of an impact on your career than networking. As social media becomes more engrained in our lives, it presents opportunities too good to pass up. The ability to network quickly, easily and on your schedule is one of those important opportunities.
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5 Things Every Great HR Manager Knows

An HR manager is hired to be a leader in a department responsible for both the organization and the employees in it. This is a big responsibility with several moving parts, but an efficient HR manager can perform multiple roles to fill the gaps. How do HR pros who seem to “do it all” manage everything without skipping a beat? They know these crucial things: 
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How Much Do HR Certifications Really Matter?

As an industry centered around the growth and development of humans, HR is in a constant state of change because humans are the ultimate variable. Trends emerge, technology is introduced and in order to remain current, practitioners have to be prepared to pivot. Even with all the innovation, there is protocol to follow and industry standards and guidelines to understand. Mastery of skill and years of experience are considered crucial to remaining current. However, is there a right way to show that mastery or gain that experience? Should all HR professionals take the same path to landing a job, continuing their growth and leading an organization?
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How to Create Your Very Own Career Development Plan

Career development is an absolute must in any field. As those who work in HR, we know first hand how important a career development plan can increase both employee engagement and happiness. In 2016, 87% of millennials said professional development and career growth opportunities are very important to them. However, in the HR field, it’s easy to only focus on other employees’ engagement, loyalty and career development. It’s important to realize that, as an employee of your company, developing your HR career is just as important.
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