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"Human resources professionals are entrusted, perhaps more than any other corporate designates, with the well-being of their organization’s population. They bridge the gaps between the individual and the collective, the person and the purpose. The most successful and effective HR professionals see their careers as a calling, and their work, though driven by corporate goals, is graced by a sense of purpose, a profound generosity, and a love for what they do and the constituencies they serve.
HR from the Heart is a book for HR practitioners who love their jobs -- or want to. Libby Sartain, one of the country’s top human resources executives, reveals how HR professionals create a synergy between business objectives and the needs and wants of employees. This inspiring book is equal parts motivational message and how-to, confessional and career guide. Filled with stories from Sartain’s considerable experience, HR from the Heart offers a first-hand perspective on forging relationships, selling HR to the company, taking diversity beyond ""by the book,"" keeping policy in perspective, and more -- all while making the right career moves, staying engaged, and forwarding the strategic goals of the company."
As a long-time HR senior professional, I was excited to receive this book. I read it cover to cover in a day. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Renee J.
I've seen the results of a pro-employee, true customer service company at Southwest Airlines. I've flown Southwest, had familly work at Southwest, and placed candidates who've... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Kindle Customer
This would be a great book for professional development. Plan to read it soon. It was recommended by my PHR prep course instructorPublished on January 5, 2013 by Marina Voronina
Yay! Very happy to get this book. Exactly as advertised and promptly shipped. :-)Published on June 13, 2010 by Theresa A. Tibbels
I bought the book for a class assignment but it turned out the book was interesting so I suggest you buying the book.Published on October 30, 2009 by Book Reader
With Martha Finney, Libby Sartain has written a book that is, in her opinion (as of 2003), the first one written "by an HR practitioner for HR practitioners about managing your own... Read morePublished on February 2, 2008 by Robert Morris
Writing this book as an HR professional's guide is a tragedy! Part 2 (HR is Your Company's Best Asset) is a truly enlightened guide on people management and should be read by... Read morePublished on December 8, 2007 by Dennis DeWilde
I had seen Libby present at a conference and bought her book there. I read the book on the plane ride back and dog eared several pages. Read morePublished on November 27, 2007 by P. Genske
HR from the Heart is an amazing guide for HR professionals who genuinely want to serve their companies. Read morePublished on May 21, 2007 by A. K. Jain