Editor’s note: TLNT is continuing an annual tradition by counting down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 34. Our regular content will return in January.
Human Resources has a reputation for being a department of policy enforcers.
While it might seem intuitive that the role of HR would be to serve the employee as a customer, this isn’t usually the reality. Instead, HR is most often seen as being responsible for protecting the interests of the business — sometimes at the expense of the employee.
According to Anita Grantham, VP of Culture Development at Infusionsoft, “HR is where dreams go to die.” So why is it that even in companies fully committed to culture HR is seen as a necessary evil? Read more…