Human Resources Soft Skills

According to the following article, “The Top 5 Soft Skills Necessary for a HR” in the July 2016 issue of HR in Asia a HR should have at least the following soft skills: communication; ability to read people’s minds; empathy skills; listening skills; and people management skills.   The following eGuides also address some of the soft skills that a HR professional might find useful.

 

Business Succession Planning

This eGuide will examine the difference between succession planning and mere replacement planning. How you prepare people to take on the responsibilities of leadership so that the company thrives in the transition is just as important as picking the right person for the job.

 

Developing a Lunch and Learn

This eGuide will be give you a quick and useful tool to add to your training department. You will be able to use it as a follow-up or refresher to a previous training session. It doesn’t have to be just about a learning event, it can also involve collaboration, networking, or sharing best practices.

 

Employee Onboarding

Through Employee Onboarding you will find it lowers costs related to employee turnover. It will increase productivity and produce a happier and more skilled workforce. The new hire phase is a critical time for the employee and company and having a structured set of procedures will make this time run smoother and produce a greater chance of success.

 

Employee Recruitment

Hiring a new employee is one of the largest investments you can make in business. That is why hiring the correct employee is so important. Hiring the right employee is more important than ever, as training can be very expensive. Employee turnover costs companies a lot of money each year. This eGuide will provide the necessary tools that your hiring department need to help them interview and recruit the right employee for you.

 

Employee Termination

This eGuide will examine how important it is to develop a core set of skills when you find oneself in a situation where you have to let an employee go.

 

 

Generation Gaps

This eGuide will examine the various generations present at work, and understand what motivates them and dealing with them on a daily basis.

 

Health and Wellness at Work

This eGuide will show how create a “Culture of Wellness” within your organization. It will touch on common issues such as smoking cessation, nutrition & weight loss, and preventative care. Health and Wellness is the responsibility of everyone in an organization so take the positive step and create a program at your organization.

 

Hiring Strategies

This eGuide will show how to save your company time and money as you will be recruiting and hiring the right candidates.

 

Human Resource Management

This eGuide will show you the basic tools to handle numerous human resource situations such as interviewing, orientation, safety, harassment, discrimination, violence, discipline, and termination. This eGuide will provide you these skills and assist you with certain Human Resource situations.

 

Measuring Results From Training

This eGuide will show the different ways to evaluate training progress, and how to use those results to demonstrate the results that training brings. Once the training has been evaluated the next step is to modify and updated the curriculum to create a content that is better suited for the participants.

 

Millennial Onboarding

Millennial Onboarding is a specialized type of employee onboarding. With Millennials we are seeing a need to tweak the onboarding process to better suit the needs of the company and new hires. It will increase productivity and produce a happier and more skilled workforce. The new hire phase is a critical time for the employee and company and having a structured set of procedures will make this time run smoother and produce a greater chance of success.

 

Talent Management

Talent Management can reduce recruiting costs. Recruiting the correct people, and keeping a talented workforce is a priority in today’s business environment. Having a talented group of employees has always been a key to success; it will translate into cost savings and higher productivity. Talent Management is the investment that will pay dividends over the course of its use.

 

Train-The-Trainer

This eGuide will examine all types of trainer’s tools to help them create and deliver engaging, compelling workshops that will encourage trainees to come back for more. Skills such as facilitating, needs analyses, understanding participant’s needs, and managing tough topics will give your trainees what they need to become a trainer themselves.

 

Workplace Diversity

This eGuide will show you what diversity is all about, and how you can help create a more diverse world at work and at home. You will be instructed to use skills such as active listening to receive messages in a diverse population, employ effective questioning techniques, and communicate with strength.

 

Workplace Harassment

This eGuide will you how to recognize harassment in the workplace as well understand your rights and responsibilities under the law, with regard to safety in the workplace. Through this eGuide you will recognize that it is necessary for everyone to help create programs that teach employees to identify harassment and exercise anti-harassment policies.

 

Workplace Violence

In order to prevent Workplace Violence, it is essential that managers and employees are able to identify individuals who could become violent and understand how to diffuse dangerous situations. This eGuide will help you identify and address violence in the workplace, as well as giving you the tools to develop your own Workplace Harassment Policy.