The Disney film, The Little Mermaid, debuted in theatres closer to the moon landing on a calendar than to today’s date. There is an entire generation now who have grown up with the internet; who possess a different frame of reference and perspective on what mobile, social and technology mean in their lives. As these workers move into positions of leadership, the talent landscape organically changes with them reflecting the values and aspirations of that generation.
As the connected world increases both in the sheer volume and transparency of information available and continuing trends in a virtual global workforce, visionary leaders will need to adjust the competencies firms seek out for effective HR generalists. The focus is shifting towards skills like relationship management, project management, and organization design. HR leaders need to be strategic in planning, sourcing, and staffing not for the positions as they exist today but as for the positions as they will be in 5 years. Join this webcast to learn which traits will be most important and why and how to set the firm up for long term success.