Sherwood Companies announces the appointment of Brandon Brazeel as Chief Human Resources Officer.

Sherwood Companies announces the appointment of Brandon Brazeel as Chief Human Resources Officer.  Brazeel will lead the people strategy, focused on differentiating Sherwood within the construction industry.

Brazeel has over 20 years of management experience in different industries and has been a leader in the Human Resource field the last 11 years.  He received a B.S. in Management and a MBA from Oklahoma State University.  He has earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and the Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certifications.

Source: http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/businesspeople/construction-brandon-brazeel-sherwood-companies/article_475382dc-2ed9-11e8-961a-efdd8a6954cf.html 

New Pittsburgh director of human resources and civil services appointed

City council has approved a new director of human resources and civil service for the City of Pittsburgh.

Janet Manuel becomes the new director, appointed by Mayor Bill Peduto, according to a news release.

“I am honored that Janet Manuel has agreed to serve the employees and residents of this City. Director Manuel has a bold vision for a modern Department of Human Resources and Civil Service that will work in the best interest of all of our employees, ” said Mayor Peduto in a prepared statement

Source: https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/03/23/new-pittsburgh-director-of-human-resources-and.html

Number of civil servants in Malaysia will not be reduced

According to Bernama, the Dewan Rakyat was told that the Malaysian government is satisfied with the current number of civil servants and has no plans to reduce it.

In fact, a minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Joseph Entulu Belaun said the government also disagreed with claims by certain quarters that there were too many civil servants in the country by comparing Malaysia with other countries. He said:”Actually, the percentage or ratio used as a comparison is like comparing an apple and an orange because (the country’s) policemen and soldiers are also included in the number of civil servants.”

Source: http://www.humanresourcesonline.net/number-of-civil-servants-in-malaysia-will-not-be-reduced/

Rider’s human resources program ranked nationally and locally

Rider University’s human resource management major was recently ranked as a top program in the U.S. and New Jersey by College Factual, a leading source of college data analytics and insights with a strong focus on student outcomes.

Rider earned the 20th spot among 135 ranked colleges throughout the U.S. and came in at No. 3 in New Jersey. In addition to its academic rigor, the program was noted for its early career graduates earning approximately 15 percent higher than the national average.

Source: https://www.rider.edu/news/2018/03/19/riders-human-resources-program-ranked-nationally-and-locally

Need seen for human resource person

CELINA – As most big companies have a human resources person, so too should a city boasting a $50 million budget, city councilman Jeff Larmore argued this week.
Larmore led the charge at a personal and finance committee meeting at which city officials revisited a long-dormant discussion of adding a human resources position to the city’s administration. They’ll reconvene for another round of talks at 6 p.m. Monday.
Source: https://www.dailystandard.com/archive/2018-03-16/stories/34518/need-seen-for-human-resource-person

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY / GOOGLE NEWS / INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES / SATPRNEWS / SERVICES / SOFTWARE / TECHNOLOGY Human Resources Management Software (HRMS) Market to grow at a CAGR of +20% during Forecast Period: – Top Manufacturers Profiled are BambooHR, Fairsail HRMS, Deskera HRMS, BizMerlin, HR-One

A Human Resource Management Software that combines a number of systems and processes to ensure the easy management of human resources, business processes and data. Human Resources Software is used by businesses to combine a number of necessary HR functions, such as storing employee data, managing payrolls, recruitment processes, benefits administration and keeping track of attendance records. It ensures everyday Human Resources processes are manageable and easy to access.

Source: https://www.satprnews.com/2018/03/14/human-resources-management-software-hrms-market-to-grow-at-a-cagr-of-20-during-forecast-period-top-manufacturers-profiled-are-bamboohr-fairsail-hrms-deskera-hrms-bizmerlin-hr-one/

General Motors seeks new HR chief at a time when the company is in a ‘war for talent’

General Motors is in the market for someone to lead its global human resources office.

Jose Tomas, who was with the Detroit automaker for eight months, told the Free Press on Monday he is planning to pursue “a new business venture” but did not disclose what that will entail. His last day was Wednesday.

GM spokesman Pat Morrissey said it’s not clear how long it will take the company to fill Tomas’ position. In finding Tomas’ replacement, GM will need to look for someone who can manage an increasingly crucial part of company operations, according to Michelle Krebs, executive analyst for Autotrader.

Landrum businessman named HR Professional of the Year

A Landrum business owner was named HR Professional of the Year by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

Bob Lowe, owner and consultant at People Make the Difference, received the award Thursday during the chamber’s annual human resources conference in Isle of Palms, according to a statement from the chamber.

“Throughout his career, Bob has used his skills and expertise to help countless organizations reach their potential,” South Carolina Chamber President and CEO Ted Pitts said in a statement. 

Spource: http://www.goupstate.com/news/20180302/landrum-businessman-named-hr-professional-of-year

Carrie David Named Chief Human Resources Officer of Interstate Hotels & Resorts

ARLINGTON, Va.Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts – the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company – announces the appointment of Carrie David as chief human resources officer. Carrie is responsible for leading all aspects of the human resources team, developing an exceptional organizational culture while providing tools, training, and career development for associates around the globe.

Bringing twenty years of experience in human resources, Carrie has proven to be an agile leader who has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to galvanize teams across many industries including healthcare, retail, foodservice, and hospitality.

Source: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/carrie-david-named-chief-human-resources-officer-of-interstate-hotels–resorts-300603090.html

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