HR well-placed for strategic contributions (Web sight)

Effective talent management can make a huge difference
By Ann Macaulay
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/30/2007

HR is too often left out of an organization’s major strategic decisions. But since those in the human resources department are on the front lines of employee selection, staffing, training and development, they are in an excellent position to be an integral part of a company’s growth and development. With some planning and effort, HR professionals can spend a portion of their time carefully examining the needs of the organization and becoming instrumental in forming effective people-management strategies.

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