HR walks line between employer, employee

Finding balance very important for HR: Survey
By Shannon Klie
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/31/2010

Walking the line between serving employers’ interests and protecting employees is an important, and difficult, task for HR professionals, according to the latest Pulse Survey.

“Our role is a balancing act,” said Gail Zomer, a human resource manager in Mississauga, Ont., with 25 years’ experience and one of the survey’s respondents.

“We need to be (employee) advocates as well as representing our employers and our employers’ interests.”