Human Resources Tip – Marketing Your Company’s Human Resources Department

A human resources department is a department intended to serve an organization’s human capital (pretty obvious definition, I know!). But what’s the use of having an attentive human resources department that can provide valuable programs and other services if no one knows about it? Human Resources departments, after all, are not marketing departments. With this in mind, here are a few ways in which your Human Resources folk can spread the word to the rest of the organization about the great services you have to offer:

  • KISS: “Keep It Simple Stupid” – Most reloj control de asistencia employees are not well versed in Human Resources work. Don’t expect everyone reading your materials to be an HR Generalist. Make sure any information you send outside of your HR department is accessible enough that they will be able to understand what it is the first time around without having to send you emails to clarify. Trust me, keeping it simple and clear will return a much higher, positive rate of response.
  • Make the most of what you’ve got – Gone are the days of posting fliers on the bulletin boards in the cafeteria. Today we have email, websites, instant messaging, even Twittering! Want to let everyone in the organization know that there will be mandatory diversity training program in the conference room at 10:00 AM? Post it to the department’s Twitter page and broadcast the message in an easy and, more importantly, fun way.
  • Put your money where your mouth is – If the Human Resources department, and organization in general, makes a promise to its employees (for example – offering certain holidays in the company handbook), then it should