The role of HR has evolved. Meet the 21st century HR Leader

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The role of HR has evolved. Meet the 21st century HR Leader 5

In the beginning, the role of your HR team was largely functional. It was centered around payroll, leave, policy making and training. Recruitment generally meant putting an ad in the paper and hoping for the best, or hiring a recruiter. Then things changed.

Technology and social media happened and as a result, your role as the head of HR began to evolve. The employer brand was born.

Recruitment began to change too. Technology opened up a whole new world of talent, it was a game changer. As the head of HR, you now also need to be a communications expert and motivator.

Today, the role of HR in an organisation is no longer functional, it is transformational. As your partners at LinkedIn, we are here to provide you with just the tools and insights you need to get the job done.

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💬 Comments on the video

We have lost human touch, for it really seems we are just Human Resources aka Human capital- reality.

Author — Ms U


@LinkedIn Talent Solutions Great video! Can I ask how you have made this video? With which software?

Author — Roos Klein Entink


At the end of the video, you promote a " how evolved is your leadership style" quiz -where can I find that? I would love to teach my students to fully utilize the Linkedin in HR.

Author — Katriina Reponen


I think it is very unique how much of a role technology plays in HR Management. Before watching this video, I didn't realize how some can do this job very independently.

Author — Emily Meyer


Explains the role of modern day HRs very well. Nice share.

Author — Maureen O’Connell


Role of HR has evolved with time. Nice Video!

Author — Nspire Recruitment


which software or website can be used to make this video?

Author — sully xie


Skip right on over human resources and tell my momma and daddy what's going on

Author — Larrecia Shealey


The role of human resources has evolved throughout the years, especially after technology was introduced. A human resources employee has many roles in their jobs. They are a brand builder, recruiter, policy makers, annalists and more. They are responsible for much of the success of a company.

Author — Cailey Frisch


Nice share it explains the current role of HR in simple tense

Author — Vivian Adikankwu


What with voice of the speaker, I can barely understand this guy

Author — Ari Doch


It's cool to see that there are so many facets of HR and all the different roles that HR will play for a company.

Author — Emily Halver


I've learned that not only is Human Resources used to hire people for a company but they are also brand builders for the company too. Making sure we show and tell people that the place you're applying for is a great place to work and be.

-Breann Milburn

Author — Breann Milburn


HR is all about ppl however with everything now being computerized we have lost the ability to connect with ppl where it matters most and that is during the initial hiring process. We let a broken system do it for us because it is easier. We let competent and qualified individuals slip through our fingers because we rely on too much technology. I have a Masters in HRM and am overlooked for every HR role I apply too.

Author — 2dble fistn


Role of HR is nothing but fire people that the company doesn't like. Hence the secret layoff lists and made up paper trails. Apart from lawyers and politicians theses are the worst people.

Author — Mr Marius


What kind of alien language is this guy speaking😵. Please speak English properly without stuffing your mouth with cloth.

Author — chris aaron


lol is the slide comment because google hq has a giant slide?

Author — Janet Ong


when this pointless job evolves itself to extinction?

Author — Denis Čumak


الله يعين الجميع U all need to change to continue to succeed with the blessing of ALLAH

Author — Dr. Mahmoud Khan


Personally, I believe the whole recruitment process is a scam and a total waste of time.
Not to mention obsolete.

The payroll, human resources, and recruitment crews are all obsolete and Should have been replaced by machines long ago.

Nobody needs payroll workers, your pay can be calculated by your registered working hours, and attendance based on the salary details in the system.

Nobody needs human/monkey resources, they are only their for office sex, nothing else, if a team leader or project manager has a vacancy, he'd simply enters the job requirements and description in an internal or external portal, and machines would do the rest making the application process possible online, why do you need 20+ useles HR workers for this simple and easily fully automated task.

Nobody needs recruiters, or interviewers or time wasting middle man, your skills are registered in various portals and online job centers, machines would match your skills and experience with available vacancies, and machines can even complete the hiring process, you may get an automated message "You have been hired for the position of...please be present at the specified time and location, if you're available to start"

No monkey business, no bias, no racism, no favoritism, no ageism, no corruption, no time wasters, totally hassle free, and fair to all, your skills and experience decide whether you get the job or not.

Time to really move on to the next phase and realize the future...the current hiring system is crippled and counter productive, and simply dumb, interviews, and internships, and probations...all are things of the past...

I know they'll kill this idea or the natural evolution of the workplace, cuz they all benefit from having useless HR, payroll, recruiters around....but the truth has to be told one way or the other....and hope this comment is machine readable..and machines themselves will start the process...cuz Monkeys hate to be losers... Especially to machines..

N.B. machines don't lie, and can verify whether you actually worked in your previous jobs or not, and know what you're good at and your weak points, even measure your performance, not to mention do background check on you too... I hope one day I get hired by a robot instead of Monkeys or zombies...
Both Monkeys and zombies have exceeded their expiration dates....we need to move on to the next level....

Author — My life My Rules