HR leaders need support from their organizations as they take on strategic responsibilities

Recent events have put HR leaders in the spotlight. Many organizations now seem to understand that an HR leader deserves more than a supportive role in strategic business planning. While researchers have been calling attention to the business value of talent optimization for years, the coronavirus crisis prompted many companies to finally make it a serious priority.   As companies race to gain a competitive advantage by optimizing talent management, they are giving HR more and more strategic responsibilities—which is great news for HR leaders who have struggled for years to earn seats in the board room.                   Companies are expecting a lot from their HR leaders. They’re being pressured to[…]