Talking About the Roles and Responsibilities of Today’s HR Leaders

With the increased focus in realizing the business goals, human resources management is experiencing transformation in its roles and responsibilities. Besides hiring and retaining talent, their responsibilities also include the need to be aware of the internal business models and aligning the talent to achieve the goals of the business.
HR professionals should chuck the traditional practices and take modern HR practices into account. The CHROs should realize their key roles and align the talent to work in order to achieve breakthroughs.
Here are a few roles and responsibilities that CHROs must fulfill-

Extend Strategic Workforce Plans
Working with business leaders to develop strategic workforce plans that meet their long-term capital demands is important for the CHROs. A clear vision is needed that makes talent realize the strategic direction. Leaders who take this sincerely can create a well-defined ambitious advantage.

Align with Line Managers
HR leaders must identify the information and tools needed to motivate the workforce. After identifying, they must align with the line managers to aware them about the tools to engage employees. They will be able to bring productivity along with the corporate culture when they work closely with the line managers.

Speak the Language of Influence
Understanding the objectives of the business is vital for CHROs. They must be familiar with the objectives and challenges in order to speak the language of the top senior executives and find out ways to improve performance and better management strategies.

Make the Company’s Brand their Own
HR leaders should get involved in marketing to be able to talk about the brand internally as well as externally. They must attract the employees to the brand and be able to recruit, engage and retain the talent to help them achieve the objectives of the company.

Decrease Human Capital Risks
The role of these leaders is not just confined to human capital strategies but also to serve as the internal leaders when it comes to achieving compliance with local, state and federal labor standards. They eliminate human capital risks so that the company’s reputation is not at stake.

Partner with Outside Experts
The leaders must be able to connect to the outside experts and collaborate to achieve their talent objectives. They should focus on strategic things and secure the trust of the top executives.

If you are looking to get certified to make your way in this innovative field, here are a few certifications you should take into consideration.

IPMA (International Project Management Association for HR)

Offered by The International Project Management Association for Human Resources, the certificate focuses only on human resources work. In order to get the IMPA-CP certification, you need to fulfill the following requirements-
No degree- You must have a minimum of eight years of human resources experience. This should include at least one year in public sector human resources.
Associate’s degree- You must have a minimum of six years of human resources experience. This should include at least one year in public sector human resources.
Bachelor’s degree- You must have a minimum of four years of human resources experience. This should include at least one year in public sector human resources.
Graduate-level degree- You must have a minimum of two years of human resources experience. Also, a minimum of one year of public sector human resources experience is needed.

TMI (Talent Management Institute)

The three certifications provided by the Talent Management Institute for the professionals are- Talent Management Practitioner, Senior Talent Management Practitioner, and Global Talent Management Leader.

Talent Management Practitioner
This certification is meant for both HR professionals and recent graduates. You will be ready to build your career with an HR degree and talent management qualification. Gear up to earn TMP certification and portray your conviction towards the profession to get hired by the hiring manager.

Senior Talent Management Practitioner
If you are a mid-career HR professional and looking to make it big in the industry, then this certification is right for you. The hiring managers want to hire professionals who are certified. Hence, STMP is just an ideal one for you.

Global Talent Management Leader
TMI has partnered with The Wharton School. TMI’s learning material is blended with selected Wharton Online courses based on the advanced techniques, frameworks, and tools to be practiced and deployed for effectively driving business through Talent Management. This is meant for individuals who are looking to grab global leadership roles and are willing to dedicate themselves to hire talents who make business objectives as their goals.

HRCI (HR Certification Institute)

Master the principles of human resources with the HR certification institute. Demonstrate your skills to your employers, clients, staff members and professional peers around the globe. It offers certifications for the various professional designations-

Associate Professional in HR (APHR)
If you are starting your career in HR, this certification is for you. This requires no experience. This certification will demonstrate your skills in managing and developing talent while keeping the objectives of the organization in mind.

Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
This certification is meant for the HR professionals who have experience with program implementation and is focused on the HR department rather than the whole organization. The certification will polish your skills in the technical and operational aspects of HR management.

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
Seven years of experience four years plus a Master’s degree is required to qualify for this certification. The certification will give you confidence by showcasing your skills in strategic and policy-making aspects of HR management
What are you waiting for? Gear up to work with the top companies by getting certified and fulfill your HR roles diligently.

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Originally published at on March 13, 2019.

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