Lessons we could all learn from new stars

first_img Comments are closed. Lessons we could all learn from new starsOn 13 Mar 2001 in Personnel Today Thisweek Personnel Today puts 21 rising stars of HR under the spotlight. With helpfrom the profession, we have picked the new breed of HR – the people to watch. These21 dynamic men and women are among the brightest and the best of their generationin 21st century businesses. They are the fresh faces of the changing nature ofHR in the Internet age, the high-flyers who are carrying out the strategic HRthat everyone is talking about but struggling to achieve. Sowhat qualities do you need to emulate them? What have they got that you musthave if you want to climb to the top of the HR career ladder? Excellentcommunication skills, Web savvy, vision and influence where it matters most,combined with the core HR skills, are the answers. It also helps that many workin fast-moving high-tech environments or in the new economy. Theyhave the skills that are needed in the brave new e-HR world – reflected in theround table debate that we feature on p26. Personnel Today chaired thediscussion which asked the question, “Is the Web a friend or enemy toHR?” Ayounger generation of technologically-minded HR professionals joined moreseasoned practitioners to debate whether the impact of the Internet will bepositive or negative. Many of the themes that emerged showed what these newpioneers of e-HR will have to tackle. For example, how effective is the Web attraining and development? It makes compulsive reading.Thedebate concluded that HR was up to the challenge of the Internet. The panel wasunanimous in the view that the Web is HR’s friend. TheInternet is changing the world and the very essence of the HR profession andthere is no going back. This week Personnel Today puts 21 rising stars of HRunder the spotlight. With help from the profession, we have picked the newbreed of HR – the people to watch (Features, p21). These21 dynamic men and women are among the brightest and the best of theirgeneration in 21st century businesses. They are the fresh faces of the changingnature of HR in the Internet age, the high-flyers who are carrying out thestrategic HR that everyone is talking about but struggling to achieve. Sowhat qualities do you need to emulate them? What have they got that you musthave if you want to climb to the top of the HR career ladder? Excellentcommunication skills, Web savvy, vision and influence where it matters most,combined with the core HR skills, are the answers. It also helps that many workin fast-moving high-tech environments or in the new economy. Theyhave the skills that are needed in the brave new e-HR world – reflected in theround table debate that we feature on p26. Personnel Today chaired thediscussion which asked the question, “Is the Web a friend or enemy toHR?” Ayounger generation of technologically-minded HR professionals joined moreseasoned practitioners to debate whether the impact of the Internet will bepositive or negative. Many of the themes that emerged showed what these newpioneers of e-HR will have to tackle. For example, how effective is the Web attraining and development? It makes compulsive reading.Thedebate concluded that HR was up to the challenge of the Internet. The panel wasunanimous in the view that the Web is HR’s friend. TheInternet is changing the world and the very essence of the HR profession andthere is no going back. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img

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