Do you often find it difficult to build a solid business case for investment in HR? How are you meeting this challenge?
I will answer this from our experience and from a client's perspective. I do see many HR professionals struggle with getting budget and resources for HR related investments. This exercise is especially difficult when HR is competing with other functional areas competing for the same dollars.
I have a strong bias on how to accomplish the business case....get your data and tell a great story. For example, say that HR is looking to invest in a training program and/or a rewards program for a call center. At the same time marketing wants a new CRM and sales wants to add staff. All options are competing for the same budget dollars.
The key for all functional leaders is to make a LINK to the desired business outcome. So, let…