HR today, in this rapidly globalized economy, is recognized as business driving partner, as opposed to earlier days of HR being a Business support partner. Now HR personnel imbibe and demonstrate business knowledge and acumen too apart from having people management skills. HR today strives to perform according to the constant review to sustain in this fiercely competitive world.

To create a strong and sustained leadership model , some of the must have practices can be regular and timely process review, appropriate succession planning, focus on performance driven culture, leaderships involvement in people engagement and developmental activities along with driving the societal responsibilities of the company with the same rigor. For all this HR needs an appropriate model which is specifically customized for the needs of the company. Critical function of HR like  communication , learning and development programs, skill development, PMS  etc are taking more prominent place nowadays and study proves the benefits of this too.  Support your staff just like they support your business. From employee engagement to family leave, diversity management to performance tracking, show your team members you care and everyone may benefit. Creating a safe, healthy and happy workplace ensures that employees feel at home and stay with the organization for a very long time. Capture their thoughts through frequent surveys. Make them feel comfortable so that they can take the pressure of work. Only if the best practices that we have in HR are aligned with what the organization is striving for can we create an HR function that adds value and that truly supports the business.


Corporate HR career with companies like GECIS, Vodafone (HUTCHISON INDIA) and Raytheon etc. Has been an HR professional with more than 15+ years of Human Resource Generalist & Recruitment and head hunting in Corporate and CEO/CXO level. You can write to the author [email protected]