Editor's message: The role of the HR department stretches from setting people policies and procedures to feeding into the business strategy.
In Survey analysis > HR roles and responsibilities: 2015 XpertHR research we focus on key metrics, including budget figures, ratios of HR practitioners to employees and the use of HR metrics by the profession.
Noelle Murphy, HR practice editorial team leader
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