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The Importance Of Staying Connected

The Importance Of Staying Connected

Posted: 2014-02-12 By David Wexler

I think that one of the greatest gifts we HR types bring to the table in terms of helping organizations succeed is our seemingly hard-wired desire in and effectiveness at networking. 

From informal gatherings of HR practitioners working in like industries or like functions within HR to more formal associations and designated HR professional groupings, we seem always open to giving and helping, and this affords us wonderful opportunities for learning and innovation. 

I mention this because, although I haven’t thought to formalize the notion before, I often find that we help lead others in our organizations; CFOs; Services and Operations leaders to come together with their peers from other organizations; to lose their fear of cooperation (within of course som.....

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