Today’s human resources leaders face a unique and fluid environment when it comes to hiring and managing an organisation’s workforce. In our fast-paced business/technology world and a changing job market, what are the challenges being faced by HR departments so far in 2018?
- Battle for Top Talent
The battle for top talent is fiercer as the number of retiring baby boomers far outstrips new skilled entrants into the workforce.
- Effectively Handling Sexual Harassment Issues
As workers may become more comfortable voicing complaints about workplace sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour, HR departments have had to find a way to ensure they educate their workforces on exactly what constitutes sexual harassment.
- C-Suite Suitable
The role of human resources departments is evolving, and HR leaders are having to show their department’s value to their organisations.
- Embracing and Managing Technology for HR
Technology has permeated almost every human-resources-related process. In fact, “people analytics” is now on top of most of the agendas alongside automation.
- Managing Non-Traditional Work Arrangements
Implementing the onboarding of non-traditional workers, managing a variety of work hours, delivering ongoing training and payroll completion to employees with different hours and pay arrangements, and establishing a company culture for a potentially far-flung workforce are all becoming big challenges for HR professionals.