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HR stands for Human Resources. It is also short for HRM, Human Resources Management. The HRM department is often also mentioned ‘HR’. Some people prefer people management. We quote from Wikipedia:

Human resource management (HRM or simply HR) is the management of human resources. It is a function in organizations designed to maximize employee performance in service of an employer’s strategic objectives. HR is primarily concerned with the management of people within organizations, focusing on policies and on systems. HR departments and units in organizations typically undertake a number of activities, including employee benefits design, employee recruitment, “training and development”, performance appraisal, and rewarding (e.g., managing pay and benefit systems). HR also concerns itself with organizational change and industrial relations, that is, the balancing of organizational practices with requirements arising from collective bargaining and from governmental laws.

10-4-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

On October 19, 2017, from 16.00-20.00 there is an interesting meeting organised by the Human Capital Network North-Holland. The focus is on Empowerment.

08-7-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

HR is going through shifts. From personnel- to HR management, with a focus on management. Now HR is moving back to a more employee centric approach.

06-6-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

   I am Norman, the writing bot. How can I help you?  My name is Tom Haak. I am working at the HR Trend Institute, and writing a blog post about the use of chatbots in HR.  Nice to meet you, Tom. How can I help you?  What is a chatbot?  A chatbot is a […]

05-18-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

On June 28, 2017, a symposium about ‘The Future of HR” will take place at the University of Applied Sciences in Zwolle. Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute will give a keynote. The program will be in Dutch. Please find below more information in Dutch. —————————————————————————————————————– NVP Overijssel organiseert in samenwerking met Hogeschool Windesheim […]

05-15-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Josh McAllister  |  Published in Trends in HR

An engineer at IBM once told me that the future of information technology could be summed up in a few key terms: mobility, cloud computing, the internet of things, and automation and artificial intelligence. It is worth bearing in mind that automation and artificial intelligence are becoming more and more prominent topics within the public […]

05-11-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Shero Hunkemoller Relatively late (apologies!) I picked up the trend to use personas in HR. Last year I heard a story of the CHRO of Hunkemoller , Anne Jaake, in which she explained how they used the Hunkemoller persona Shero to redesign HR at Hunkemoller. Since then, I have learned about several organisations that use personas to […]

05-1-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Most HR practices are still very much focused on individuals. Today teams, and networks of teams and individuals, are increasingly important. Analysing organisational networks is an important skill for the HR professional, and it has become a lot easier with current technology. LinkedIn Maps In 2012 I had a lot of fun with LinkedIn Maps. […]

04-27-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Archive

HR Innovation Day 2017 This years HR Innovation Day will take place on May 20, in Leipzig. The organisation is in the hands of Peter Wald, of HTWK Leipzig. As last year, the HR Trend Institute will be present. Tom Haak will give a keynote on “Artificial Intelligence: threat or opportunity for HR?”. On HR […]

04-26-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Illustrations: Studio Fee Overbeeke HR Trends for 2017: 10 HR trends for 2017 1: The Consumerisation of HR 2: Improving Performance Consulting 3: From Individuals to Networks of Teams 4: Man-Machine Collaboration 5: Algorithm Aversion 6: HR Operations in the Lift 7: Who owns the people data?  8: One size does not fit all 9: The […]

04-11-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Having participated in various HR Conferences the last months, I was able to collect some new HR job titles. A list that can inspire you, when you still are in need of a job title. The Leader Chief Happiness Officer Chief Human Capital Officer Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Chief People Officer Director of Employee […]