Charlotte Mack King, Chief Human Resources Officer of Hope Hospice and Community Services, Inc. ("HOPE"), graciously agreed to answer a few questions for this blog. HOPE has managed to weather one of the worst economies in recent memory, in fact thriving despite dismal economic conditions in Southwest Florida.
Charlotte, an MBA and SPHR, has an extensive HR background with 35 years of broad employer and consultative experience. In her role at HOPE, Charlotte directs all aspects of HOPE's human resource operations, overseeing a team of HR Directors with a staff of 1,000+ throughout Florida.
We wanted to get Charlotte's view on various matters that are affecting HR today, along with her advice and insight on successful strategies.
"Recruit carefully; seek out those candidates who can bring good influences and/or practices to their job. The individual in the lead HR role must take the lead—remain positive, professional, and communicate routinely with the HR team," Charlotte says.
See more of her answers, after the jump.Continue Reading...