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Jan. 14, 2015 — US human
resources organizations increased spending on talent initiatives in 2014,
following a rise in employee turnover to 20 percent in 2013 – up from
17 percent in 2010, according to new research from Bersin by Deloitte. The
research findings appear in “HR Factbook 2015: Benchmarks and Trends for U.S.Organizations,” Bersin by Deloitte’s interactive HR benchmarking study.
Summarized in a
complimentary WhatWorks® Brief, the findings show that HR budgets rose an
average of 4 percent to $2,936 per employee in 2014. Staffing and
technology were the two biggest spending items for the year, with HR staffing
up 3 percent on average and one in five organizations citing “technology” as
the biggest area for increased investment. The new research provides key
benchmarks and guidance to help human resources teams make valuable investment
“With the possibility of greater employee
attrition on the rise – helped in part by the economic recovery and greater job
opportunities – high-impact HR organizations are realizing that employee
engagement means connecting with employees more often than once or twice a year
through a survey,” said Karen O’Leonard, vice president, benchmarking and
analytics research, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. “These
organizations typically invest more in HR programs and services, and the
investment pays off in better talent outcomes.”
findings also show that:
The study was
conducted through collaboration between Bersin by Deloitte and Human Resource
Executive magazine. Study findings will be featured in a story about the HR Factbook
research that appears in today’s Human Resource Executive Online.
To learn more
about these trends, download a complimentary copy of the WhatWorks Brief, “HR Factbook 2015: Benchmarks and Trends for U.S. HR Organizations.” The
findings are now published in slide format, making it easier for HR leaders to
repurpose the charts, add their own benchmarks and evaluate their organization
against appropriate standards.
Register to join
Karen O’Leonard and Jennifer Krider, senior research analyst, Bersin by
Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP, for their online webinar, “HR Benchmarks for Modern Times,” 2 p.m. EST / 19:00 GMT, March 10, 2015.
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