11 HR Trends to Take into Account for 2021
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11 HR Trends to Take into Account for 2021

Tom Haak, 2020

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What’s hot in HR? In this succinct video presentation, human resources specialist Tom Haak outlines 11 trends he sees emerging in the field in 2021. His concise discussion contains practical tips on recruiting talent, developing a strong workplace culture and avoiding pitfalls related to technology and remote work. Managers who want to be up-to-date with the latest innovations in HR will glean timely insights from this video.

Summary

HR departments play a pivotal role in cultivating a positive workplace.

Eleven trends shape the HR landscape in 2021. The first five trends aim to make the workplace more employee friendly:

  • Ethical leadership  HR should step in decisively when things go wrong. As ethical leaders, HR managers should take responsibility for toxic workplaces and unsuccessful diversity efforts.
  • Putting “human” back in human resources  HR departments are reverting to their traditional role as service centers for employees and customers. At the same time, they are scaling back their strategic role as HR business partners, advisers and architects.
  • Hybrid office – HR must work with each individual employee to find the best working arrangement. Whether an employee will be office-based, remote or work from another location should depend on three factors: the employee’s type...

About the Speaker

Tom Haak is the founder and director of The HR Trend Institute. 


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