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International Human Resource Day 2023 Is Around the Corner
Here Is How to Celebrate It
Whether you work in HR or not, International Human Resource Day is a day for celebration. The day is celebrated every year on the 20th of May, and it’s the day you want to call your go-to person in HR and say, “Happy HR day!”
What and When Is International HR Day?
World HR Day is not a globally recognized day. However, various days throughout the year are dedicated to celebrating and recognizing the work of HR professionals. One of them is International HR Day.
International HR Day is celebrated every year on May 20th. In 2023 it falls on a Saturday.
Celebrating the Organizational Backbone
HR Day is celebrated to recognize and appreciate the hard work and dedication of HR professionals who are vital in managing an organization’s human resources.
The day is also an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of HR and its impact on the success of a business. HR professionals are responsible for attracting, retaining, and developing the best talent, creating a positive work environment, and fostering employee engagement. Celebrating HR Day is a way to acknowledge their contribution and inspire others to consider a career in HR.
It’s All About the Future
The theme for International HR Day 2023 is “Shaping the New Future.” This theme emphasizes the importance of creating a workplace culture that promotes trust, equality, diversity, and inclusion. It highlights the need for organizations to treat employees with respect and provide them with fair compensation.
The theme also highlights the importance of designing job roles that align with employees’ skills and abilities to optimize productivity. It emphasizes the role of HR in leading change by creating a work environment that supports employees in leading balanced lives. The theme encourages organizations to promote employee well-being and make a positive work-life balance to ensure a productive and satisfied workforce.
Top 7 Best Ways to Celebrate International Human Resource Day In 2023
1) Host an HR Appreciation Event: Organize a special event to celebrate and recognize the contribution of HR professionals to your organization.
2) Conduct an HR Audit: Use International HR Day as an opportunity to review your HR processes and identify areas for improvement.
3) Offer Professional Development Opportunities: Provide training and development opportunities to help HR professionals improve their skills and stay up-to-date with industry trends.
4) Create a Recognition Program: Develop a recognition program to acknowledge HR professionals’ hard work and achievements throughout the year.
5) Engage Employees: Involve employees in the celebration by hosting a company-wide HR-related activity, such as a trivia contest or a team-building event.
6) Volunteer as a Team: Volunteer with a local organization supporting HR-related causes, such as workforce development or career mentoring.
7) Showcase HR Accomplishments: Use International HR Day as an opportunity to showcase your HR department’s accomplishments to the rest of the organization, highlighting the value they bring to the business.
How Will HR-ON Celebrate International Human Resource Day 2023?
We asked our People and Culture team how HR-ON plans to celebrate the day. While we try our best to celebrate HR every day, communicating its purpose and benefits, P&C will be more visible on the 20th of May, talking with our colleagues about how we’re here to help.