"The Price of Admission for a Seat at the Table."
Competency, Strategy, Acumen & A Measure of Good Luck to be Top HR Dog
There is sufficient evidence to show that executive leadership needs and wants HR business partners that contribute and add value to the organization and the bottom line. Adding value to an organization requires competency, knowledge, understanding, strategy, leadership, collaboration, and a sense of purpose and initiative to want to contribute at the highest levels. Adding to the bottom line in an organization is complex and requires a working understanding of: Quantitative and Qualitative concepts that apply to and affect the business and the workforce; Vision and strategic outlook, Financial and operational acumen; Agility; and A heavy dose of listening, courage, perseverance, sense of humor and luck.