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The Secret to Elevating the Best and Worst HR Leaders to Higher Ground

Posted by Ginger Sullivan on September 11, 2015

The Secret to Elevating the Best and Worst HR Leaders to Higher Ground | Ginger Sullivan | HR Insights blog by CareATC, Inc.Using information gleaned from more than 2,000 HR leaders from around the world, the Harvard Business Review has shared its insights into creating a more effective Human Resources department.

When graded on effectiveness relative to other company departments, HR comes out slightly below average, between Sales on the high end and Safety on the low end.

Female HR leadership was found to be slightly more effective than male leadership.

The most effective HR leaders of all were particularly strong in four main categories:

  1. Ability to establish "stretch" goals
  2. Problem-solving and analysis prowess
  3. Strategic perspective development
  4. Connection to the outside world

The review includes many other strengths and weaknesses found among typcial worldwide Human Resources efforts, but those teams hoping to improve would do well to focus on the above four points first of all.

Read full article at Forbes.

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As CareATC's Recruiter, Ginger primarily focuses on recruiting top talent for our clinics and Corporate office. She also uses her creativity to help plan Corporate events.

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