What Does Human Resources Do?
Well, that is the loaded question of the day! If you ask us here at Flex HR, we say that we the Human Resources (HR) experts are the glue that holds an organization together. HR is responsible for managing the entire lifecycle of an employee – and covering everything in between such as recruitment, onboarding, benefits, training, payroll, etc. in order for the individual and company to successfully grow. HR is accountable for much more than just a business’s human capital. HR involves comprehensive functions such as HR back-office administration, strategic planning, organizational development, risk management, regulatory compliance, employee websites, and ethics hotlines to name a few.
Flex HR’s very own Founder and CHRO, Jim Cichanski was interviewed by People HR on the roles, responsibilities and risks associated with Human Resources. The article does a great job of summarizing their take on 6 major factors as to what HR does: