The Future of HR is Global by Ragu
Bhargava discusses why HR
professionals will increasingly be
asked not just to think globally,
but to develop policies and best
practices that work for a range of
different states and countries.
The year 2020 shed light on many
HR practices and processes in
need of improvement, and nudged
one to look back at what’s
changed and what should remain
the same. The strategic goal for
HR – now and always – is to
have the right people to meet the
needs of the business, today and
in the future.
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As organizations today
are struggling to manage
their workforce and keep their
businesses steady, they are
relying on their HR departments
to support employees. Seldom
in history has the HR function
needed to pivot so quickly and
dramatically to meet such urgent
workforce and business needs.
These trends are requiring HR
to rethink its roles and priorities
while the world of work is
How well does your HR
department meet the needs of
your organization? What should
HR focus on to prepare for the
future? This issue of HR Strategy
& Planning Excellence includes
articles that offer strategies to
prepare for the future of HR.
Also included in this issue is a
survey-based study by HR.com’s
HR Research Institute, The Future
of HR Function that looks at the
attitudes, concerns, priorities, and
skills of today’s HR professionals
as well as their views on what
is critical for the future. You can
download the complete report
and infographic here.
Check out our cover article, What
Will Drive The Future Of HR? by
Andrew Spence that talks about
the drivers of change that will
shape how we think about and
deliver workforce solutions in the
In 2021, HR professionals and
business leaders will continue to
have the attention of associates,
customers and stakeholders like
never before, says Lynn Langrock
in her article, 3 Ways HR Can Drive
Lasting Changes In The Workplace.
Lynn puts forth three strategies to
help make change stick.
In their article, HR Needs To
Continually Reinvent Itself, Dave
Ulrich, Norm Smallwood and Alan
Todd talks about why HR needs
to continually reinvent itself to
realize its potential for creating,
delivering, and capturing value.
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