4 HR Quotes and Thoughts to Help Your Business Through the Pandemic
The heart of the business is always its people. The employees and management are the ones who go over and beyond to do their best to make things happen for their company. But as employees are human, they too have their downfalls and burnout rates when it comes to doing their job every day. So in a company, it is necessary to have a pillar of strength and leadership for employees to look up to and to receive support from whenever necessary.
Human Resources as leaders
Human Resources (HR) is defined as “the department of a business or organization that deals with the hiring, administration, and training of personnel”. They are the source of an organization that acquires the right people that a job entails, and provides learning and development to employees to increase their productivity and boost their overall performance. In Sprout, we value the HR department and view them more than just a department. We see them as leaders, to whom we look up to as they provide us, employees, with excellent support and nurturing.
Given that HR professionals have proven themselves to be leaders – no matter the industry – we decided to ask a few HR professionals to share their thoughts regarding popular HR quotes. Getting their stand on these quotes helps us better understand the importance of their role and its impact on the employees. Written below are a few popular HR quotes and under each quote, is an HR Thought. These HR Thoughts come from HR professionals to share their stand and opinions about these quotes.
HR Thoughts from HR Leaders
HR Thought: “Character and skill play a big role when hiring an employee. Character includes work ethic, camaraderie, and perspective when it comes to working. It is impossible to train “character” in an employee, unlike skills if they don’t have it yet – it is always possible to teach them.” – Dianara, HR professional
HR Thought: “To me, having a growth mindset is connected to taking action. No matter what happens and in order to be successful in life, one must keep moving and all else will follow.” – Shang, HR Professional
HR Thought: “As HR professionals, we shouldn’t only focus on the skill sets of a person, rather we should also focus on their attitude. Getting a person with good skills is always a plus, however hiring someone who has a good attitude and knows how to respect others is so much better.” – Vhilly, HR Professional
HR Thought: “As an HR professional, our goal is to take care of the most valuable asset of the company and that is our PEOPLE. It is a two-way relationship, always listen and have an open mindset to create a solid synergy between your people and the organization.” – Mae, HR Professional
It’s always good to keep in mind, a company is only as good as the people it keeps. So having a team of HR professionals who know the company’s vision, mission, and core values is all that it takes to build a strong company culture as it is their responsibility to hire and recruit the right people.