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Prepare for the Future of HR

McLean & Company’s 2019 HR Trends Report

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This report captured input from 907 business professionals on their current people practices and performance.

Your Challenge

  • Industries and organizations are changing, and so should HR. The need to adapt and keep up with the latest trends has never been more important.
  • Not all HR practices are created equal. It’s important to separate effective practices from fads to prioritize initiatives that will provide the biggest impact for the organization.
  • You need to develop a talent strategy that enables the organization to find, retain, and maximize the value of top talent to achieve organizational goals.

Our Advice

Critical Insight

  • HR is critical to organizational success. When HR departments are effective, organizations are more likely to achieve or exceed their goals.
  • Culture remains the top priority for HR departments, but tight labor markets mean attention has shifted to Talent Acquisition, too.
  • HR departments are focusing on the employee and candidate experiences; involving the people most capable of impacting them; and developing workforce competence with holistic learning strategies and change resiliency.

Impact and Result

  • Use the data and analysis from McLean & Company’s 2019 HR Trends Report to inform your HR strategic plan.
  • Understand which HR practices and trends have the biggest impact on overall HR performance.
  • Benchmark your HR team’s effectiveness, priorities, and budgeting against other HR departments.

Research & Tools

1. Prepare for key trends shaping the future of HR in 2019

Inform strategic plans and prioritize best practices.

2. Compare with key trends from 2018

Evaluate year-over-year changes in priority and effectiveness.

Guided Implementations

This guided implementation is a one call advisory process.

Call #1 - Identify which trends and practices should be a priority for your organization and discuss current practices that need to be modified.

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Onsite workshops offer an easy way to accelerate your project. If you are unable to do the project yourself, and a Guided Implementation isn't enough, we offer low-cost onsite delivery of our project workshops. We take you through every phase of your project and ensure that you have a roadmap in place to complete your project successfully.

Module 1: Understand 2019 HR Trends

The Purpose


  • Current trends and priorities in HR.
  • Areas where there are opportunities for improved performance.
  • How you compare to your peers.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Gather information to inform your HR strategy.
  • Reveal areas where your organization is underperforming.
  • Gain understanding of practices which are driving change in HR.




Use the data and analysis from McLean & Company’s 2019 HR Trends Report to inform your HR strategic plan.

  • An understanding of the most impactful HR trends and practices.