No matter the size of your business, human resources or people operations play a crucial role in how your organization thrives. From planning people specific strategies to budgets, hiring, development, and several other facets, these are the leaders who affect every part of your business.
It’s also up to these amazing human resource heroes to stay up-to-date with industry trends and look beyond the four walls of their organization. In our day and age, you can be connected with hundreds of thousands of resources to help expand your knowledge and add to your toolbox at the click of a button.
As we are in the last month of the year we’ve compiled three must-read HR blogs that industry professionals like yourself frequent for knowledge, trends, and support to help you prepare for 2018.
TalentCulture is all about, you guessed it, talent and culture! It's run by Meghan M. Biro, who is a globally recognized author, speaker and brand strategist. Meghan is known for her thought leadership in HR technology and was voted as one Forbes top 100 social media power influencers.
TalentCulture is all about innovation, commitment and the desire to enhance the workplace shuffle. It’s also an excellent place for peer to peer support. Join an engaging digital forum or interest group. Keep up with the latest blog posts and get connected with others in your field who really understand and shape the HR world.
Want to get involved? Meghan hosts a weekly #WorkTrends Twitter chat with other like-minded HR professionals and influencers. Check it out, you won’t be disappointed!
HR Dive keeps their finger on the trends throughout all industries of Human Resources. In their own words, “Our mission is to provide busy professionals like you with a birds-eye-view of the HR industry in 60 seconds”
One of our favorite sections on HR Dive’s site is the Top Stories section. When your day is busy (whose isn’t) it lists the top five stories of the day. Another favorite is the newsletter. Depending on your industry you can subscribe to your niche. They have three different categories, HR Dive is the broadest and it comes daily. The recruiting and learning newsletters are a weekly delivery with great insights for yourself and teams.
HR Dive’s vast editorial team covers real stories, trends, and industry news through their own analysis. They are constantly in the know and keeping you up to date throughout the day with the top news stories with the HR community. You can also scope their site with industry events, jobs and more.
HR Ringleader is authored by HR director and strategist Trish McFarlane. She’s got over 15 years of experience and brings her experience and expertise in: Leadership Development, Performance Management, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Training and Development and many more.
HR Ringleader covers the latest and greatest in HR tech and human capital management. It’s a great resource for those looking to be a better manager, understand the hr world or those just looking to become a better HR professional.
McFarlane also co-hosts a top-downloaded HR podcast called HR Happy Hour. The podcast focuses on management, human resources, tech and leadership. The podcast also regularly features industry professionals to chat about various topics and share insights.
The industry is constantly changing, we hope that you can add these to your list of current reads and listens. Have others you listen to? Send them to us, we’d love to compile an even bigger list!