What makes HR Professionals successful? Is it their expertise in human resources or versatile skills in this domain?
When we talk about Hr Professional, we always think about the qualities and versatile skills in that person including great leadership skills. A remarkable leader can give remarkable results within TAT. I do agree if any HR has these skills, can be an asset to the company and simultaneously can grow personally and professionally.
Knowledge and Expertise in Human Resources: A HR person should have great knowledge of his/her domains, first they should have the knowledge of their Roles and Responsibilities, which are already assigned by the company. One should have a core foundation in the many functions of Human Resources. HR professionals should have the zeal to update their knowledge on the latest practices and trends in human resources. An ongoing requirement is that one should be able to deal with the daily challenges that arise. So without HR relevant knowledge, one cannot be an Hr professional, if you have knowledge then you can utilize other skills to accomplish the job and make a success. A Good HR professional must be able to resolve all types of issues, calmly and fairly.
Good Communicator: We do agree that Communication plays a vital role in any organization and HR professionals play a major role in this. They are able to provide guidance on a range of employees’ issues and influence new ways of doing things to improve the organization's operations. They communicate with ease to employees and managers and are also able to effectively facilitate change. They listen to their employees and build interaction with them over time.
Time Management and Self Discipline: Always successful HR professionals are good at managing their time, they know the value of time and their job’s TAT. They plan their day not just to complete their daily activities but also to cater time for unexpected issues and making the bonding with colleagues.
Passionate & Innovative: Great HR Professional is passionate about their jobs/ task. They have the zeal to finish their job within time and in the limited source, “they know they can do and yes the need to do” A passionate HR professionals design creative approaches to attracting, managing, and developing talent with the understanding that to be competitive, they have to stand out from other employers and use different approaches. Yes, they are supporters, promoters, and designers of unique world-class talent initiatives.
Leadership Skills: A Great leader is one who visualizes the big picture, focuses on people & task, progress, and achievements, and does the right thing, and encouraging a rewarding culture. And this is what the successful HR professional possess.
Decision Maker & Motivator: Successful HR professional is always strategic planners and make decisions timely and considering all the facts. They are not afraid to make hard decisions for the benefit of the organization. They always committed to motivating others.
Advanced thinking & Technology minded: Great HR professional plans for the future of their workplaces, identifying potential threats and opportunities for attracting and retaining their top talent, as well as ways to make positive changes to their organization's culture. They ensure that they are prepared for challenges to protect their organizations and stay ahead of the curve. They use new technology to make their departments more efficient and accurate in their daily operations.
Approachable and Strategic planner: HR professionals should be always easy to approach, ready to solve problems, make the right decisions for both employees and employers. They should understand their company strategy, take an interest in its vision, and align their work, projects, and goals with the needs of their business within TAT.
So these are some great qualities that can make a person a successful HR professional, who can deliver exceptional achievements and results to their organizations by balancing the interests of employees and the business.