Author Ellen Ensher discusses the steps to building sucessfull HR partnerships, either as an HR manager or as a line manager, and how this can ultimatly influence the overall employee continuum experiece at your organization.
- Managing HR is every manager's job.…Especially if you're in a smaller company.…Befriend HR and make them your business partner.…Likewise if you are an HR Manager, make learning…about the daily work realities of your clients a priority…as working together is a two-way street.…Let's discuss five steps to successfully partner with HR.…Your first job as a HR partner is to attract employees.…
This might happen formally or informally.…Three ways to attract talent to your company informally…are serve as a mentor to new talent in your profession.…Be active and visible in your professional organizations.…Be a brand ambassador for your company by being active…and positive on social media.…Your HR partner will usually post the job…and screen the candidates, but your reputational capital…can go a long way towards attracting employees.…
Second, you need to get involved in recruiting…and selecting candidates.…It is likely that once HR screens potential candidates…you will need to interview the final candidates,…so it's essential to feel comfortable…
Business professor Ellen Ensher defines what management is in the era of the global workforce and exactly what the role of the manager involves. She explains how to create a compelling vision and culture for your organization, define business goals, and connect the big picture to your team's daily tasks. Next, discover how to build your team, partner with HR on hiring and firing decisions, and coach and mentor employees. Ellen touches on topics that are on the mind of today's leaders—resilience, trust, storytelling, and more—and shares tips to become the best professional version of yourself.
- Roles of a manager
- Becoming a new manager
- Engaging employees
- Creating a compelling vision and culture
- Setting goals
- Hiring and training
- Evaluating performance
- Coaching and mentoring