Here is a familiar scenario that plays out – the Board or executive team suddenly has an interest in knowing more about Human Resources. You are asked to make a presentation at their next meeting and it’s up to you to determine the content, and to present within a 15-minute time frame.
You can choose to showcase the various HR functions and how they are contributing to the bottom line of the organization. Or you can narrow down on insights about the people and talent within the organization and how HR is managing the performance and productivity of employees.
Both of those presentations will likely bore your audience to sleep. Sounds harsh, but it’s true. These topics are not enthralling to Boards, because often they see it as the CEOs job to manage those issues.
Continue here to read the full article that was originally posted to LinkedIn on April 19, 2017.