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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.

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 News

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 […]

04-10-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Talent Management Trends End 2015 we published our article “10 Talent Management Trends for 2016“. Most of these trends are still very actual. In this article, we want to focus on number 9: internal and external talent pools are considered. Internal and External talent pools are considered The focus of talent management in organisations is […]

04-3-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

HR tends to make things too complicated. Four ways to keep it simple in HR. Keep your HR team small Once upon a time I had the luck to lead an HR top team. A small corporate team with five people. All A-players, with the ability to get high quality work done, and looking at […]

03-27-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

In our list “11 HR Trends for 2016”, published end 2015, number one on the list was “HR embraces Agile”. And indeed, agile is now visible everywhere, also in HR. Recently we were in contact with some HR teams, who were looking for support with the implementation of agile in HR.  Sometimes I get the […]