The human resources department is at risk of being trivialized in a world of disruptive change. Here's how you can help HR remain relevant—and get the help you need as an adaptive manager.
- If you're going to be a manager in a world of unbundled work,…you need to a Human Resources department…for a world of unbundled work.…As an adaptive manager, you need to tell your HR department,…what it is you really need.…Now that could sound like a lot of added work for you,…but if HR hears from you and from a lot of other managers…in your organization, they're far more likely…to adapt to the needs of a rapidly changing world.…Well a traditional HR department has two major functions,…helping to find and develop the best possible workers…for the organization,…and a whole bunch of administrative activities.…
But those two functions require two totally…different mindsets, and often they need…completely different kinds of people to perform them.…As a manager who's hiring, you know the drill.…You're going to typically process the paperwork to establish…an open job requisition, or a req.…You write a job description,…your HR department takes that description,…sifts through its database of existing candidates,…and posts it so it can be found on job search sites.…
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- Dealing with disruptive change and the new rules of work
- Establishing a new contract with workers
- Rethinking job qualifications
- Hiring for diversity and inclusion
- Identifying key skills for adaptive workers
- Helping your team become lifelong learners
- Leveraging automation for your team
- Becoming an adaptive manager
- Making human resources a partner
- Recognizing when your adaptive strategy is working