Dawn Altnam lives & works in the midwest and loves following the business tech world where spends her time researching her interests and then frequently sharing her discoveries in blogs.
The term “human resources” can mean very different things depending on its context.
At large, multi-national corporations, dozens of individuals might work in HR to keep the corporate machine moving.
For small and midsized companies, however, HR probably means one or two very talented, very hardworking people doing their best to help keep employees happy and safe.
Working as HR for a smaller business means you’ll also likely run into many challenges and have to find creative and innovative solutions.
Often these solutions—things like social performance management software end up encompassing technology, which means you will have to work closely with your company’s IT department.
This presents its own set of challenges. Your needs will be at odds with the highly specialized work that IT professionals do, and it will be on you to do everything you can to make sure the relationship between HR and IT is solid.
Click the read more button to discover a few things to keep in mind as you start working more closely with IT…read more