TRUE OR FALSE: HR
SHOULD GET OUT OF THE
ËThat was one of the ideas explored by SHRM’s Twitterati in a recent #Nextchat devoted to talent acquisition. Here’s what hey had to say:
True. Recruiting can be a completely separate
department. And I think it might reduce some
biases HR might experience when taking care of
customers … they brought into the org versus ones
they didn’t personally bring in. #Nextchat
False. You still need HR to assess if a candidate
will be an organizational fit. You don’t want to hire
someone because they “know how,” only to find
out they do not necessarily fit into the org culture.
Both true and false. You are naive if you think
a generalist can do it all, and specialists all add
expertise in their particular niche. Task recruiters
to get it done, then listen and don’t get in their
If you are intrigued by this #Nextchat discussion, what are you
doing Wednesdays at 3 p.m.? Follow the hashtag #Nextchat on
Twitter at that time each week to tweet, lurk or like as part of
a dynamic Twitter discussion with HR friends and colleagues
on various HR topics. There’s no single “right” answer to each
question, just lots of valuable perspectives.
True, but false. Recruiting can be its own thing,
but under the #HR umbrella in order to maintain
compliance, performance, consistency, etc.
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