An HR professional is usually considered as the firm’s go-to person for all personnel issues. An HR professional is the person, to whom an employee goes to for salary queries, assessments, reviews, and other crucial issues. Apart from that, HR also maintains track of attendance, workplace regulations, and several other guiding principles.

However, the function of talent management has grown exponentially over time. Many employees are viewed as a substantial resource of high strategic relevance for a firm, with a huge focus on the “human” aspect. During this procedure, HR also employs a variety of tools and approaches, which have…


Visualize this scenario… six months ago, you created your myTMI account and signed up for a TMI certification exam. You studied hard from ‘Talent Management: The TMI Handbook for Practitioners’ — the core text for every aspiring TMI certified HR professional, and pored through other sources of talent management and HR knowledge.

Cometh the day, and you gave your best shot at 60 questions in a 120-minute duration on your ExamStrong-verified computer. …


Leadership skills are among the most important to develop for HR professionals aspiring to move to the role of HR leaders in their organizations.

For a HR professional, progress in the dynamic world of business implies learning new skills that aid in development. These skills are often present within the person and need some development, or can be taught as well.

Among these, a key skill is leadership. The journey from the position of a beginner to an HR leader is something hard to accomplish without leadership qualities and skills:

· Selecting and developing employees requires analytical skills

· Team management and workplace challenges need skills in communication and managing conflicts

What do strong leaders in HR do?

A strong talent leader does the following:

· Empowers self-organizational abilities of others…


For aspiring young professionals who enjoy working with people, an HR career is a top choice. Academic prerequisites for an HR career typically comprise a minimum of an undergraduate degree in HR or related disciplines. For those seeking higher positions such as that of HR leaders, a graduate degree in HR or related disciplines is often sought, combined with a sufficient level of relevant work experience.

What is an HR certification?

A certification in HR is a credential issued by a reputed and respected institution, proving that the holder possesses the latest skills and know how in the HR field…


HR and Talent Management Certifications: Do we even need to mention the importance of certifications? Some of the best HR and Talent Management Certifications are available online. HRCI and SHRM are the renowned institutes for the certifications in HR. Talent Management Institute or TMI is the best bet for talent management certifications. TMI offers three certifications namely Talent Management Practitioner (TMP), Senior Talent Management Practitioner (STMP), and Global Talent Management Leader (GTML) for the aspiring HR professionals. While TMP is for those seeking to start their career in the field, STMP is for middle level HR and talent management professionals. GTML certification is for those who wish to take their career to the global level. GTML is a best bet for professionals who are aspiring for greater heights in HR career.


When it comes to starting or continuing a great career in human resources, the typical requirements considered are undergraduate or graduate degrees in HR or related disciplines. Along with this, relevant work experience or internships bring useful additional value and boost the chances of success.

In recent years, certifications for HR professionals have gained great importance as a means of boosting their skills and know how. These are a proof of the holder being conversant with the latest skills required and capable of taking on more responsibilities and higher roles in HR.

Several institutions offer certifications for HR. It is…


Over the years, HR professionals have taken on a wide range of responsibilities. From largely administrative roles such as conducting interviews and orientation, disbursing salaries, and handling terminations, the role has become much wider. HR is now a strategic partner to company leadership, looking to bring on people who can help the company to attain its goals, and not just trying to fill empty positions.

How do HR certifications help?

The responsibilities falling to HR professionals are many, and a respected certification serves as reliable proof that the person has the capabilities and knowhow to handle the job. They help talent leaders gauge the level…


For a modern business, hiring is a particularly important part of operations. The war for talent rages fiercely, and companies compete strongly to get the best people on board. If a strong workforce is hired, it can play an invaluable role in adding value to the company and helping it to grow. Hence, businesses turn to recruiters to create strong strategies for managing and retaining talent.

How has HR changed over time?

With time, organizations realized that they must approach their most valuable resource — i.e. their employees — differently if they are to attract, recruit, and retain the most talented among them. …


Given the business dynamics today, HR functions cannot operate independently. As a strategic business partner, they are partnering with business stakeholders and knocking down silos, with a unified vision.

Workforce planning, talent acquisition, talent management, learning, and getting involved with other departments to design and create ecosystems are in the loop. They are expected to promote a diverse and inclusive culture amid this pandemic as most of the businesses are working remotely. The challenges are new and many.

It is crucial for HR today to understand the business, understand the nuances, hire the right talent, and support the potential growth…


A career in HR is a popular choice among young professionals today. With the people of the organization getting their rightful place in the sun as the most valuable resource of the organization, it becomes critical to manage them and take care of their requirements and concerns. This makes it critical to have the HR function staffed with capable, forward-thinking professionals.

This comes from the change in the nature of HR work itself. From being largely an administrative function handling recruitment, onboarding, training, salaries, and exit formalities, HR has now taken on a strategic dimension.

Organizations are realizing the role…

Amelia Jackson

Human Resource Professional. Passionate about Human Resources. Writing has always been a passion with strong interest in talent management & HR Industry.

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