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09-11Your 2009 Human Resource Management Checklist
Linda Gravett, Ph.D., SPHR, CEQC

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As the year is winding down, now is a great time to reflect on what you’ve accomplished as an HR practitioner this year . . . and consider what is still left to be done!  Here’s a checklist to jumpstart your thinking - and planning - to have a successful 2009.

 

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I’ve ascertained what HR’s goals are that will support the organization’s strategic business imperatives.

 

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I’ve developed an action plan with tactics for achieving identified goals.

 

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 I understand how my goals are aligned with the organization’s Mission, Vision and Values.

 

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 I’ve learned from key leaders throughout the organization the core competencies that are necessary across employees to achieve the organization’s Mission and Vision.

 

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 I’ve identified gaps across the organization where the competencies need to be developed, as well as an action plan for closing those gaps.

 

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I know the areas in the organization where productivity or quality, or both, is lower than it should be.

 

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I’ve identified a plan to address skills gaps as well as systemic barriers that prevent people from being as productive as possible.

 

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 I’ve identified internal and external resources that have the appropriate expertise to shore up competency gaps.

 

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I’ve built a network of internal and external experts that I can leverage to meet organizational needs.

 

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I have a plan to gather data on employee development needs for 2010.

 

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I have specific measures in place to help me determine if my strategic plan for 2009 was successful.

If you have any questions about this article, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Gravett at lsg@justthebasics.com.  Or use our contact form by clicking here.