Some trends in HR are great. Trends toward data-driven decision making, technology-enabled hiring, and even flexible schedules are significant improvements to the industry.
Other trends are not so great. Before we dig into the newest trend, I want you to ask yourself a few questions:
- What are the key skills/competencies necessary for your company to grow in the next 5 years?
- What are the skills you most need to cultivate in your next gen leaders? What are you doing to foster those skills?
- What is your succession plan for the top 10 positions in your company? How are you preparing the next potential leaders in your organization for those roles?
And now here’s the most important question; who determines which skills receive training in your organization- managers or HR?