HR being spread too thin

They're overworked and just can't say no.
By Laura Cassiani
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/08/2003

Human resources is finally getting the recognition it deserves and is now making its way to the coveted corporate table.

But, while they’ve been slowly moving towards that transition there hasn’t been a shedding of other traditional roles. And with fewer resources and more demands on them, HR feels like it’s being overloaded.

“HR is a victim of its own success,” said Rob Hood, vice-president of Drake Beam Morin Canada. “It certainly is one of the high points in the profession.”