Written by
Changeboard Team

Published
11 Jan 2010

Future challenges for HR, talent and L&OD specialists

11 Jan 2010 • by Changeboard Team

Workforce planning returns

The trend towards strategic business partner will continue with HR under pressure to ensure that the operational delivery of products and services to the organisation is achieved with greater efficiency and at less cost. The HR function size will continue to decrease with an expectation of moving from an average ratio to employees of 1:75 to 1:200 within five years.

HR will need to bring the outside in to the organisation by understanding and translating the external market place demands into organisational and leadership capabilities. It will need to avoid being caught between operational excellence, cost reduction and ultimately becoming the strategic partner.

Spotting the leaders of tomorrow

The trend towards strategic business partner will continue with HR under pressure to ensure that the operational delivery of products and services to the organisation is achieved with greater efficiency and at less cost. The HR function size will continue to decrease with an expectation of moving from an average ratio to employees of 1:75 to 1:200 within five years.

HR will need to bring the outside in to the organisation by understanding and translating the external market place demands into organisational and leadership capabilities. It will need to avoid being caught between operational excellence, cost reduction and ultimately becoming the strategic partner.

Work smarter not harder - leadership behaviour

The trend towards strategic business partner will continue with HR under pressure to ensure that the operational delivery of products and services to the organisation is achieved with greater efficiency and at less cost. The HR function size will continue to decrease with an expectation of moving from an average ratio to employees of 1:75 to 1:200 within five years.

HR will need to bring the outside in to the organisation by understanding and translating the external market place demands into organisational and leadership capabilities. It will need to avoid being caught between operational excellence, cost reduction and ultimately becoming the strategic partner.

ROI must be clear

The trend towards strategic business partner will continue with HR under pressure to ensure that the operational delivery of products and services to the organisation is achieved with greater efficiency and at less cost. The HR function size will continue to decrease with an expectation of moving from an average ratio to employees of 1:75 to 1:200 within five years.

HR will need to bring the outside in to the organisation by understanding and translating the external market place demands into organisational and leadership capabilities. It will need to avoid being caught between operational excellence, cost reduction and ultimately becoming the strategic partner.

Squeezing HR

The trend towards strategic business partner will continue with HR under pressure to ensure that the operational delivery of products and services to the organisation is achieved with greater efficiency and at less cost. The HR function size will continue to decrease with an expectation of moving from an average ratio to employees of 1:75 to 1:200 within five years.

HR will need to bring the outside in to the organisation by understanding and translating the external market place demands into organisational and leadership capabilities. It will need to avoid being caught between operational excellence, cost reduction and ultimately becoming the strategic partner.

Improving retention and engagement

The trend towards strategic business partner will continue with HR under pressure to ensure that the operational delivery of products and services to the organisation is achieved with greater efficiency and at less cost. The HR function size will continue to decrease with an expectation of moving from an average ratio to employees of 1:75 to 1:200 within five years.

HR will need to bring the outside in to the organisation by understanding and translating the external market place demands into organisational and leadership capabilities. It will need to avoid being caught between operational excellence, cost reduction and ultimately becoming the strategic partner.

Gaining C-suite attention

The trend towards strategic business partner will continue with HR under pressure to ensure that the operational delivery of products and services to the organisation is achieved with greater efficiency and at less cost. The HR function size will continue to decrease with an expectation of moving from an average ratio to employees of 1:75 to 1:200 within five years.

HR will need to bring the outside in to the organisation by understanding and translating the external market place demands into organisational and leadership capabilities. It will need to avoid being caught between operational excellence, cost reduction and ultimately becoming the strategic partner.

Developing compatible employer and employee brands

The trend towards strategic business partner will continue with HR under pressure to ensure that the operational delivery of products and services to the organisation is achieved with greater efficiency and at less cost. The HR function size will continue to decrease with an expectation of moving from an average ratio to employees of 1:75 to 1:200 within five years.

HR will need to bring the outside in to the organisation by understanding and translating the external market place demands into organisational and leadership capabilities. It will need to avoid being caught between operational excellence, cost reduction and ultimately becoming the strategic partner.

HR to gain credibility

The trend towards strategic business partner will continue with HR under pressure to ensure that the operational delivery of products and services to the organisation is achieved with greater efficiency and at less cost. The HR function size will continue to decrease with an expectation of moving from an average ratio to employees of 1:75 to 1:200 within five years.

HR will need to bring the outside in to the organisation by understanding and translating the external market place demands into organisational and leadership capabilities. It will need to avoid being caught between operational excellence, cost reduction and ultimately becoming the strategic partner.

HR professionals - managing paradoxes or solving problems?

The trend towards strategic business partner will continue with HR under pressure to ensure that the operational delivery of products and services to the organisation is achieved with greater efficiency and at less cost. The HR function size will continue to decrease with an expectation of moving from an average ratio to employees of 1:75 to 1:200 within five years.

HR will need to bring the outside in to the organisation by understanding and translating the external market place demands into organisational and leadership capabilities. It will need to avoid being caught between operational excellence, cost reduction and ultimately becoming the strategic partner.