Based on the HR Times posts that garnered the most views in 2015, our readers are especially drawn to stories highlighting what’s new and trending in the world of human capital and how businesses are responding. As we welcome 2016, we’ll be watching the progression of these trends as well as continuing to track new developments that impact people and performance. Get ready for what’s next with a quick review of the topics that captured the most attention over the last year.
Josh Bersin, founder and principal, Bersin by Deloitte, highlights Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2015, the largest-ever study of talent trends and readiness around the world. The 10 trends characterize the New World of Work (always-on, lightning quick, team-oriented) and the ways this world calls on us to focus on engagement, empowerment, and environment to make jobs enjoyable, achievable, and rewarding.
Nearly every part of HR—from sourcing to recruiting to talent and performance management—is being transformed—rapidly. See how HR technology providers are moving away from designing solely to improve HR administrative processes toward a new focus on enabling employees.
Josh Bersin highlights Bersin by Deloitte’s Predictions for 2015 by looking at the five fundamental shifts that dramatically impact corporate talent, leadership, and HR strategies. “Overall the big trend is this,” he says. “Almost everything we’ve done traditionally in HR has to be adjusted (or re-engineered).”