Can Recruiters Address New HR Priorities?

by Dave Nerz

The pandemic turned the work world on its head. Things shut down, moved out of the office and then into employee’s homes. Meetings, work and employee reviews went online. Major shifts with unprecedent speed.

Human resource professionals were surveyed about top HR priorities in a report called the HR Sentiment Survey done in early 2020 and recently recalibrated for 2021. In 2020, top HR priorities included: Read the rest of this entry »


Do You Have a Strategic HR Function?

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is Bill Benson with WilliamCharles Search Group located in Grand Rapids, MI. WilliamCharles is an executive search and professional recruiting firm specialized in finding managerial and executive talent in finance, HR, operations, sales/marketing as well as president/CEO roles. They have a concentration of clients in Michigan but they also work across the US. Bill is the past chairman of the NPAworldwide Board of Directors. Bill discusses a strategic HR function below.

Where is HR in your company?

We often use and hear the euphemism “seat at the table” as a descriptive term to determine whether a human resource function truly participates in steering company strategy. Does your HR function to have a seat at the table? Read the rest of this entry »