Most companies understand HR as compliance watchdogs: an internal police force which protects the company from scandal, lawsuit, and other unpleasant entanglements. However, your Human Resources team offers huge potential not only to protect your assets but to boost profits and productivity positively. Here are a few reasons why you, Mr. or Ms. Executive, should rethink your opinions on HR.
Not your mother’s HR
The old school way of thinking sees HR as the tool to control the workforce. The HR team keeps the employee handbook up-to-date, makes sure you don’t get sued, and that you don’t