In a fast-paced business climate prone to frequent changes, challenges and transformation, it’s easy to forget the importance of feeling thankful for what we’ve achieved. The end of the year provides a valuable time for HR leaders — and their teams — to reflect on what makes them thankful to do the work they do.
When comparing HR’s achievements 10 years ago to what the function has achieved this year, many HR leaders will feel thankful for valued relationships with C-suite peers, advances in technology that enable effective workflow and most of all, for the engaged employees who make their organization successful.
Collaboration With the C-Suite
Today’s HR leaders are thankful to be an integral part of the C-suite. Alongside their peers from operations, finance, marketing and information technology, HR leaders are now able to influence in ways that can improve the employee experience and deliver results.
The ability to break down silos and create a cross-functional organization from the top down is an advantage that not only enables HR leaders to be more effective, but it’s also recognition for the value the HR function brings to the organization. HR leaders are thankful for the opportunities their role within the executive team provides.
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