When you think of human resources, most people think of hiring and firing, payroll, and benefits—those simple day in, day out tasks that are the oh-so-annoying necessities in business. But what about the role human resources can play in leading the company culture? Sure, everyone together plays a part, but how culture is designed and developed from the inside out is a vital piece of human resources. HR is more than what is done … it’s also about what it delivers. We’ll look at the four key areas where policy can create and dictate culture, and we’ll even discuss where the #MeToo movement fits into the picture.
The Expert: Marcie Richardson
Director of Human Resources, Guarantee Restoration Services
With over 20 years of HR experience, Marcie understands the struggles companies face in compliance regulation and policy structure. She recognizes that effective company culture and policies start with how we treat employees. As the Director of Human Resources for Guarantee Restoration Services in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, she values the need for a strong company culture to ensure operational continuity. Marcie obtained her IICRC in WRT and ASD because she believes to truly understand the needs of each employee, you need to understand their job. Marcie also holds a Louisiana Department of Insurance License in Health, Life & Accident.