HR being a strategic leader is imperative in the future as it is in the present. State of work will continue to deal with unprecedented disruptions and changes that is why it is more important than ever to embrace business and workforce sustainability. HR itself is in the midst of a major transformation that would redefine how organisations should take care of their people, especially their employees. HR is faced with a number of challenges moving forward in terms of evolving jobs and skills, workforce engagement, social factors, technological solutions and more. Below is a list of articles discussing HR's challenges, opportunities and factors driving the function to thrive.
In today’s organisations needing to move forward and achieve true transformation, there are three clear requirements that HR leadership must deliver to confirm its significance in providing strategic value within its organisation and at the same time address evolving demands from employees.
Human Resources (HR) is making its way to the boardroom table and bringing with it, the focus on human capital measurement as the key driver for the future of work and prosperity of employees and companies. However, within the HR function, not everyone acknowledges HR’s role as a leader in driving organisational transformation and total talent solutions. For some, HR is seen as a service provider. How people and organisations perceive the role of HR is significant. Will HR be recognised as an agent of positive change to usher in the future of work or a pencil pusher?
Covid-19 is without a doubt one of the greatest catalysts that drove the workforce and the workplace to evolve. Business transformation became the top business mandate for thousands of organisations to brace the complexities of the global pandemic and shield millions of employees. With the conclusion of 2020, we look forward to a better year, facing uncertainties with HR in the driver’s seat. Despite consistent resistance and backlash from senior executives, HR continues to take the lead.
Intangible assets such as corporate culture, employee wellness and transparency are becoming more pertinent in today’s business. The future of work will revolve around non-financial data with organisations embracing the agenda of stakeholder capitalism, advocating the people and the purpose.
‘What it means to be a great employer’ is something business leaders struggle to quantify or put into action. How employees and customers recognise great employers today is different from how they distinguished them in the past. Understanding this massive shift in perception is vital for organisations and business leaders to thrive in the future of work.
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HR Insights and News
Discussions about Human Capital in business are no longer just about disclosure. Human Capital is also about the investment companies make in training their teams to learn and use new technology tools. Companies are also looking for ways to incorporate Human Capital Management (HCM) into their organisation to drive profound, proactive and positive impacts on their culture. Human Capital is gaining momentum and it is here to stay. Moving forward, here is how I see Human Capital impacting the ever-changing world of work.Read more
Will Asia Pacific today announced the resignation of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Robert van Stokrom from member company DFP Recruitment Services with his last day to be Friday 11 March, 2022. The Will Asia Pacific Board have confirmed van Stokrom will be replaced by DFP’s current Chief Operating Officer (COO) Kate Coath.Read more
HR Insights and News
As a result of the pandemic, we are now seeing the workforce and workplaces transform at a pace we never expected. We’ve witnessed HR evolve from merely a support function to a strategic leader capable of making impactful and critical business decisions. Moving forward, HR’s role will continue to develop as it builds a roadmap for employers to navigate for a progressive 2022 focused on stakeholder capitalism. With HR taking the lead, here are 5 important priorities to maximise.Read more