As businesses grow and thrive, so too must HR departments. An HR business partner can help companies achieve strategic goals by realigning HR and other departments to support overall business objectives.
What is an HR Business Partner?
An HR business partner is a human resources professional who helps businesses and their leadership teams create or evolve their HR departments. An HR business partner is a specialized HR position that focuses on big picture items and integrates business strategy with people management. According to SHRM, the position maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit’s financial position, its midrange plans, its culture and its competition.
Some responsibilities of an HR business partner might include:
Working with upper management