From Tim Sanders: Speaking to 300 HR exec­u­tives about their Net Worth, I had them start out by repeating after me: “I am not a cost center!” This was an impor­tant exer­cise, because too often we look at Human Resources as a staff func­tion, like legal or corp commu­ni­ca­tions. We treat sales like Rock Stars (because they bring in money). The marketing depart­ment has fat budgets (because they create demand for sales). Then, the product group is revered (because they bring new offer­ings to the table). This mentality needs to change. HR is the engine of growth for any company and here’s why. · Go to Why HR is more impor­tant than product, marketing or sales →