These simple career hacks will take you places

These simple career hacks will take you places

Everyone wants to advance at the workplace. Better jobs, better remuneration, more opportunities are just a few of the benefits of success in the work environment. And while it's easy to describe what the "goodies" look like, it sometimes can be a challenge determining how to rise to the heights that deliver those benefits.

I decided to create this blog post to make simpler the process of advancing on to greater things at your place of work. There you have it: simple career hacks that will help you go far in your career.

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How do Recruiters Evaluate and Select Resumes?

How do Recruiters Evaluate and Select Resumes?

I’ve had the privilege of sampling opinions and ideas from firms in a few industries, and while I can’t speak for the world, but I at least have an idea as to how this process works, especially as it is identical in most of the industries sampled. I also have evaluated pools of people for recruitment.

In a previous blog post where I discussed resumes, I stated that the time taken to read them varies, but not much. It usually takes between 10 and 15 seconds. 

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What skills are required to be a good human resources manager?

What skills are required to be a good human resources manager?

OK, I’m going to make this post really straight to the point. It’s Friday, and I’m a fan for keeping things simple especially on Fridays.

Everyone in an organization is connected to the Human Resources (HR) department. This is because HR is the heart of the organization. Jack Welch, former Chairman of GE was known to assert that immediately after the CEO, the HR Manager should be the most important in the organization, and should hold at least the same level of authority, importance and relevance as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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Requirement gathering for businesses and projects

Everyone has an idea, but not every idea is a profitable idea. If the idea is profitable the not all profitable ideas are business ideas. When you have that business idea, how sure are you that it is scalable or sustainable? Understanding the nitty gritty of the business will ensure sustainability of a business and project.  To start with,  you will agree with me that the factors listed below are the fundamentals needed to achieve the goal of a business or project. They are:

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Beyond the Human Resource Function: What Lies Ahead?

An increasingly common theme in Human Resource (HR) literature in the 1990's concerns how the HR Department can make a greater contribution to the success of the business it serves. To do so, we must first change our view of the Human Resource role as being only executable within a traditional "Department." We must view HR more as a "function," or "a set of activities," than as a department.

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The hr chase for today’s world. reasons why you need to invest in hr

Why a chase in HR? You may be surprised at what we have discovered about HR as HR CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE® ANNOUNCES HR INDUSTRY FIRST ON DAY OF 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 20, 2016) ― Testing windows will soon be “out the window” 

Over the past few years, I have been thinking a lot about the chase for HR, in fact, one of the greatest assets any organization can have is the ability to develop HR and treat it like every other departments, like Managers of IT, Operations and Marketing.

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HRMP and HRBP FAQ

1. What is the difference between these new credentials and the PHR®, SPHR®, AND GPHR®?

The HRBP and HRMP are intended for HR practitioners outside of the US. The HRBP is similar to the PHR, but without the focus on US employment laws. The HRMP is similar to the SPHR, but without the focus on US employment laws. Neither exam addresses cross-border HR issues, which is the main focus of the GPHR.