#TChat Preview: Should HR Be Split Into Two Branches?

The TalentCulture #TChat Show is back live on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, from 7-8 pm ET (4-5 pm PT). The #TChat radio portion runs the first 30 minutes from 7-7:30 pm ET, followed by the #TChat Twitter chat from 7:30-8 pm ET.

Last week we talked about how authentic storytelling in the workplace impacts talent strategies.

This week we’re going to talk about whether or not HR in the enterprise should be split into two branches.

One of the hottest topics being discussed at the C-suite level is whether HR should be split into two distinct functions – one that handles administration and one that manages leadership and organization.

Research by Bersin by Deloitte supports the split because HR is swamped with administrative tasks. Nearly 50 percent of business and HR leaders surveyed said their companies are “weak” on preparing HR to deliver programs aligned with business needs.

HR technology brings efficiencies to a complex administrative process. The right technology enables HR to scale certain tasks in a way that humans never can.

HR needs to leverage this ability to fulfill a critical role in the organization’s business strategy.

Join TalentCulture #TChat Show co-creators and hosts Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman as we we learn about whether HR should be split into two distinct functions with this week’s guest: Todd Owens, Chief Executive Officer at TalentWise.

Sneak Peek:

Related Reading:

Michael Carty: HR Directors Need To Step Up Their Game On Data And Social Media

Meghan M. Biro: Left Brain, Right Brain: Does HR Have A Spilt Personality?

HR.BLR.com: 2015 Predictions: Outdated Best Practices Are Out—Flexibility And Training Are In

We hope you’ll join the #TChat conversation this week and share your questions, opinions and ideas with our guests and the TalentCulture Community.

#TChat Events: Should HR Be Split Into Two Branches?

TChatRadio_logo_020813#TChat Radio — Wed, February 4th — 7 pm ET / 4 pm PT Tune in to the #TChat Radio show with our hosts, Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman, as they talk with our guest: Todd Owens.

Tune in LIVE online Wednesday, February 4th!

#TChat Twitter Chat — Wed, February 4th — 7:30 pm ET / 4:30 pm PT Immediately following the radio show, Meghan, Kevin and Todd will move to the #TChat Twitter stream, where we’ll continue the discussion with the entire TalentCulture community. Everyone with a Twitter account is invited to participate, as we gather for a dynamic live chat, focused on these related questions:

Q1: Should HR be split into administrative and strategic branches? #TChat (Tweet this Question)

Q2: Why have HR administrative tasks increased dramatically in the enterprise? #TChat (Tweet this Question)

Q3: What efficiencies can HR tech bring to complex business processes? #TChat (Tweet this Question)

Until the show, we’ll keep the discussion going on the #TChat Twitter feed, our TalentCulture World of Work Community LinkedIn group, and in our new TalentCulture G+ community. So feel free to drop by anytime and share your questions, ideas and opinions. See you there!!

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