HR practitioners are increasingly required to understand how to strategically manage human resources in line with an organisation’s intended future direction. Here you’ll find information and resources on policies, shared services, outsourcing, strategic human resource management and how it differs from HR strategy, HR's role in business partnerships, how to develop good practice principles for the HR profession, how HR can contribute to business performance and the position of the HR profession in Ireland.

HR basics

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HR policies

An overview of the benefits of HR policies and how they can be implemented and communicated effectively throughout an organisation

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Factsheets

HR shared services

Understand the principles of shared services, how they work, and the benefits they can bring to an organisation

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Surveys

Surveys

HR practices in Ireland 2016

Our research gives key insights into what is happening in HR in Ireland today, and how the profession is responding to a changing and challenging workplace

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Surveys

Human resources in the recession

HR professionals have gained real influence and enhanced their strategic position as organisations strive to balance payroll reductions with measures to improve commitment and engagement

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HR business partnering

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HR business partnering

Learn why organisations use business partnering, how it’s implemented and how it can shape successful HR-business relationships.

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Strategic HR

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