In the throes of an extremely active labor market, attracting and retaining talent in every function has become more competitive. At the same time, companies are realizing that their company’s well-being relies upon the people within it. Human Resources officers are increasingly charged with proactively driving an agenda that fosters talent recruitment and development as well as succession planning. Human resources leaders are tasked with designing compelling initiatives and benefits that reduce turnover as well as creating development programs that grow organizational talent and encourage internal cohesion. HR has evolved from a “facilitator” function to one that is expected to drive business improvement, and the Chief Human Resources Officer is increasingly counted among top executives within a progressive company.
Raines International, Inc. has placed leading Human Resources executives across a wide range of companies. In every industry, we have partnered with clients to ensure that their people function remains strong. As a leader in professional services, our firm is well-versed in human capital best practices and has always ensured that our placements bring the same level of expertise to our clients.
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