Fast Company has just posted a counter point to the one and only “Why we hate HR” story from last year. They list some findings from a survey conducted by Jacquelyn Thorp Kinworthy, a professor at Cal State-Fullerton and CEO/founder of HR-Coach Products and Services. In summary:-
1) Companies hire inexperienced and unqualified people to handle HR, but expect them to perform at higher levels than they are qualified.
2) Companies do not invest in HR as they do in other departments.
3) Many small to medium size companies have HR people that are strategic partners.
Read the post for their thoughts but what do you think?