In every sector, digital transformation is becoming more and more important. We are all looking for newer, more valuable ways to deliver to customers. The same applies for scalability: being able to rise to any new occasion and giving your company the space to grow: who wouldn’t want to do that? But why isn’t this scalability used in connection to HR? Don’t you want all your departments to have the ability to grow, especially the department that deals with your human capital? In this article, we’ll discuss the traditional HR model and why it’s not the ideal way to go. You’ll discover how a scalable HR model allows growth and efficiency
Traditional HR model
The traditional HR model is centered around day-to-day administrative operations. More specifically: more than 80% of daily time is being spent on transactions, personnel administration and other processes, while less than 20% is spent on what counts: strategy and transformational HR. This means that you won’t be able to rise to the occasion when things change.
For example: your recruiters acquire a set number of regular employees, thereby catering to manpower needs of the business. The rest of their time is spent on administration and other processes. But what if a certain unforeseen situation occurs and you have to act quickly? You won’t have the agility to rise to the occasion, just because all your time is being spent on repetitive tasks. It boils down to this: if you don’t streamline your processes, you won’t be able to be scalable, flexible or agile.
Scalable HR model
HR scalability allows your human resource model to change as the demands of your business evolve. You can respond almost immediately to changing situations. Scalable HR makes you flexible and agile, while at the same time you prepare for growth.
When using the scalable HR model, the bulk of your time will be spent on strategy and transformational HR, instead of on repetitive administrative tasks. That way, you can rise to the occasion when things change. In short: you’ll be able to create strategic value for your organization through innovation.
We’ll give you a few pointers on realizing this:
- Use HR management tools and process automation. That way you can automate repetitive tasks and focus on what’s really important.
- Rely on experts to help you. berlin consulting has ample experience in HR digital transformation and HR process management.
Why is scalable HR essential to the growth of your organization?
You might ask yourself: why is scalable HR so important? Well, consider the following:
- Needs and demands of people and businesses naturally change over time;
- Scalability encourages operational fluidity and efficiency;
- Employees can explore and develop other skills and use them when necessary;
- It saves on operational costs: the cost-per-hire is lower;
- You can focus on strategy instead of on administration.
Working with berlin consulting means creating the following opportunities:
- Embracing technology;
- Ensuring optimal service delivery;
- Getting actionable insights;
- Improving your digital skills.
berlin consulting can help scaling-up your HR department
We’ve created our own proven EDDI© methodology. This allows us to audit your organization on several HR domains. From first assessment to impactful decisions, berlin consulting can help transform your HR.
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