Uplifting the Credibility of HR: How to Build the Credibility of the HR Department

  • 22
  • July 2024
  • 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT

    Duration:  60  Mins


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  • The problem: HR gets no respect
  • The solutions: Ways to build credibility for HR
  • Summary and Final Questions and Answers

Overview of the webinar

0ver time the Human Resources (HR) department's role has moved from basic administrative functions to a crucial strategic partner in achieving organizational success in a continuously developing corporate context. In this context, the upcoming webinar, promises an insightful exploration of the critical strategies and practices required to establish and enhance HR professionals' credibility in today's business environment.

According to statistics from respectable sources such as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Deloitte's Global Human Capital Trends, the perception of HR has shifted throughout time. According to a recent SHRM survey, 86% of HR professionals say that developing trust is the most difficult problem they confront. Furthermore, according to the Deloitte survey, 87% of firms regard developing a credible HR department to be a top priority for accomplishing their business objectives.

By focusing on key issues, the webinar tries to address these challenges and priorities. The webinar will demonstrate how good HR strategies have directly contributed to higher employee engagement, lower attrition rates, and increased productivity, eventually influencing the bottom line, using case studies from top international organizations.

Furthermore, the webinar will show tried-and-true methods for building confidence inside the HR department. The speaker will emphasize the necessity of creating trust and promoting open discourse with employees and stakeholders, citing data from the International Journal of Human Resource Management that highlights the need of transparent and consistent communication. 

The webinar will supply participants with several tools that they can take back and apply on their jobs. 

Who should attend?

  • Human Resource Managers
  • Directors
  • Professionals
  • Operating Managers
  • Executives

Why should you attend?

HR staffing levels are on the decline, and often HR is one of the first functions to experience a budget cut in hard times. Why is that? To develop a commanding presence for the betterment of the organizations which they serve, HR needs to become a more credible organization. In this session, hear how to do that.

Faculty - Mr.William J Rothwell

William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPLP Fellow is President of Rothwell and Associates, Inc., a full-service consulting company that specializes in succession planning. He is also a Professor of Learning and Performance in the Workforce Education and Development program, Department of Learning and Performance Systems, at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus. In that capacity, he heads up a top-ranked graduate program in learning and performance. He has authored, co-authored, edited, or co-edited 300 books, book chapters, and articles—including 64 books. Before arriving at Penn State in 1993, he had 20 years of work experience as a Training Director in government and in business. As a consultant he has worked with over 50 multinational corporations--including Motorola, General Motors, Ford, and many others. In 2004, he earned the Graduate Faculty Teaching Award at Pennsylvania State University, a single award given to the best graduate faculty member on the 23 campuses of the Penn State system. His train-the- trainer programs have won global awards.


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