What does HR really do?

If you are someone from the HR fraternity facing this question, in all likelihood you will answer it in the most expected way. That is to elucidate the various functions of the HR department. Let us briefly understand some of the most crucial functions of HR. Talent Sourcing: It is hitherto known as "recruitment" and usually said [...]

What are the career options in HR?

"The irony is that businesses are not able to find many good HR professionals coming from premier institutes. The result is demand supply gap of HR professionals!" Follow Dr. Raj on Twitter @drraj29 Recently, I was talking to the director of a top management institute. We were discussing about various specializations like finance, marketing that students are opting.[...]

You love or you hate … but you need HR!

Try asking this question – “do you like HR department?” You are bound to get mixed responses depending upon their experiences with the HR folks. When are HR people loved? When are they hated? Whenever they meet the expectations of their stakeholders, the HR folks are loved. For example, when a good compensation hike has been announced,[...]