Few would deny that the human resources department has its hands full. With change bombarding the workplace at an ever-increasing pace, HR professionals feel the heat. Now, a new study examining 21st century workplace trends concludes that HR is at risk of getting burned.
The Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2014 report sounds a dire warning. The report, which brings together 15 years of research along with the views of more than 2,500 business and HR leaders in 94 countries, goes so far as to say HR is “playing catch up,” and there’s a need to “reskill” the HR function. In fact, reskilling HR was one of the top three concerns identified in the study.