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Prepare for the Future of HR

McLean & Company’s 2019 HR Trends Report

  • 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.

Prepare for the Future of HR

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

Inform strategic plans and prioritize best practices.

About McLean & Company

McLean & Company is an HR research and advisory firm providing practical solutions to human resources challenges via executable research, tools, diagnostics, and advisory services that have a clear and measurable impact on your business.

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


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