Human Resources is all about managing employees from hiring and onboarding, to conflict management during employment, and to termination or retirement. They are available to all types of employees as an emotional outlet for work and non-work issues, as well as questions about policy and procedure for their work environment.
Conversations with employees can be sensitive, and governmental hiring regulations shift to reflect modern times. Check out these resources on how to to keep up to date with the HR news and soft skills for dealing with conflict:
This is a great book on how to use social media to hire employees. The author has a lot of experience and knowledge with recruiting strategy, creating a comprehensive guide. There is not one right way of hiring with the help of social media, but this book gives professionals an idea of where to start!
Blog: Evil HR Lady
This is a very active blog site that curates topics that are both relevant and interesting. It offers multiple medias of resources and readers often comment with their feedback, which can provide more insight to a situation, and if not, at least provides another view of thinking, which is important to always consider in Human Resources.
Podcast: HBR IdeaCast
This podcast offers weekly episodes that features thought leaders, while highlighting their skill set, to discuss management in business. These conversations offer anecdotal guidance for a wide array of different situations.
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