You’ve heard the term HR business partner. You may even have that role at your company. But what is an HR business partner does and how is the role different from other HR professionals?
The Society for Human Resource Management describes an HR business partner as “responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units.”
A simpler definition comes from SHRM columnist and HR author Martin Yate who says an HR business partner is “a senior individual contributor who supports and collaborates with one or more of the organization’s managers.”
Where other HR professionals handle all