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OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 14, 2016 — Organizations will be challenged to design a more engaging and productive workplace if they want to attract and retain employees in the new always-on, hyper-connected world of work, according to predictions for 2016 from Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP.
In “Predictions for 2016: A Bold New World of Talent, Learning, Leadership and HR Technology Ahead,” Bersin by Deloitte encourages HR leaders to focus on bold, inventive HR strategies that can help drive bottom-line impact. These include harnessing technology and transparency to improve employee engagement; leveraging analytics to attract and retain employees; developing great leaders; and championing diversity and inclusion to drive improved financial outcomes. The new Predictions report provides an annual review of the key business, training and talent management imperatives, and trends HR and business leaders should consider in strategic planning and budgeting to drive their businesses forward.
“New digital technologies, increased transparency in employment brand and work practices, and the need to compete vigorously for talent are all disrupting the workplace,” said Josh Bersin, principal, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. “In this environment, effective HR teams are starting to practice ‘design thinking’ – studying the behavior of employees and designing solutions to fit their work lives. One of the biggest challenges for HR in the next few years will be to focus on improving the work experience for employees while driving productivity. So HR leaders will have to work harder to understand what drives results.”
The report includes 10 predictions that highlight many of the massive changes underway in the workplace. In addition to predicting that the discipline of design thinking will become a major new area for HR, predictive trends include the following:
To learn more about these trends, download a complimentary copy of “Predictions for 2016: A Bold New World of Talent, Learning, Leadership and HR Technology Ahead.”
Register to join Josh Bersin for his online webinar, “Predictions for 2016: A Bold New World of Talent, Learning, Leadership, and HR Technology Ahead,” at 11:00 a.m. ET / 16:00 GMT, on Jan. 27, 2016. Alternatively, register to join Josh Bersin for a presentation of this webinar at 6:00 p.m. ET / 23:00 GMT on February 3, 2016.
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About Bersin by Deloitte
Bersin by Deloitte delivers research-based people strategies designed to help leaders and their organizations deliver exceptional business performance. The Bersin by Deloitte membership gives Fortune 1000, Global 2000 HR professionals and managers in organizations of all sizes around the world the information, action-focused tools and performance support materials they need to prioritize, design and implement leading practice solutions, benchmark against others, develop their staff, and select and implement systems. A piece of Bersin by Deloitte research is downloaded on average approximately every minute during the business day. More than 5,000 organizations worldwide use our research and consulting to guide their HR, talent, and learning strategies. For more information, please visit http://www.bersin.com.
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