Rekindling Connections Between HR and Finance in Schools: Position Management
Making sure that your people are being paid the right amount, consistently and on time is among the most critical responsibilities of a school business office. An unintended consequence in many districts, however, is that Finance and Payroll tend to be an island instead of working alongside Human Resources.
Cultivating a Positive School Culture Through Hiring & Onboarding
Have you ever worked in a school with an amazingly positive, supportive culture? The type where relationships are characterized by respect, trust and transparency; where mistakes are seen as opportunities for growth; where individual successes are recognized and celebrated. If you’ve been lucky enough to work in such a place, you know that a positive school culture has a certain magic to it — you can’t see or touch it, but there’s no denying that it’s there, uplifting students and staff alike.Continue Reading
Inside the Mind of HR: 700 K-12 HR Leaders Gave Us a Look
In HR, we are obsessed with titles and names. This may be part of our nature since we maintain and update job descriptions, compensation systems, and org charts, but we have been playing the 'name game' for more than 40 years. HR offices were once known as "Personnel" departments before many morphed into "Human Resources" in the 1970s and 1980s. Now, a number of HR groups are changing names again.