Employees are what make up an organization. They are the ones who work for the employer, who produce the company's products or services, and who keep the business running. As people leaders and managers, it's important to ensure a satisfied, healthy, and productive workforce. That's why human resources management is so important. Especially in the digital age, with remote-first or remote-friendly HR practices being mandatory in many sectors.
People leaders are tasked with functions ranging across the entire employee lifecycle—from talent attraction, recruiting , onboarding, training & developing, engaging & retaining—through to employee seperation. This includes managing the employees' benefits, administering the HRIS and other technologies to conduct performance reviews, engagement surveys, and people analytics
.People leaders carry out a lot of important tasks. As such, HR needs to stay on the cutting edge of the business world.
They need to be aware of the latest developments in employment law, remote recruiting, HR technology, and especially tend to their own well-being and professional development in order to be able to tend to the well-being and development of their employees and the organization as a whole.