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Understand Top HR Trends and Priorities for 2016

Business professionals pinpoint leading human capital trends and priorities for 2016. How will you adapt?

  • HR leaders must develop a strategic plan that enables the organization to have the top-level talent and programs in place to achieve organizational goals.
  • Filtering through fads and staying on top of key HR trends that are appropriate for your HR functions is always a challenge.

Our Advice

Critical Insight

  • Respondents rated strategic HR departments as effective 2.4 times more frequently than tactical HR departments.
  • Performance Management and Talent Management were seen as the least effective HR functions.
  • The top emerging trends for 2016 are: encouraging managers to hold frequent engagement conversations, creating manager accountability for performance coaching, and improving the candidate experience.

Impact and Result

Use the data and feedback gathered in McLean & Company’s HR Trends and Priorities for 2016 to inform your HR strategic plan this year.

This report will help you:

  • Benchmark your HR team’s effectiveness and budget against the results of our research.
  • Understand the top trends and priorities for 2016.
  • Pinpoint areas of misalignment between HR and non-HR respondents.
  • Learn how to identify the areas that should be the top priority for your own organization.
  • Harness the insights of 582 survey respondents.

Our individual function reports will help you:

  • Gain deeper insight into the effectiveness, priority, and trends for the areas which make up each HR function to inform your HR strategic plan.


Workshop: Understand Top HR Trends and Priorities for 2016

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 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 HR Trends & Priorities for 2016

The Purpose

To understand:

  • Current trends in HR.
  • Current incongruences between HR and non-HR respondents.
  • How you benchmark against your peers.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Gather the necessary data for your HR strategy.
  • Reveal areas of improvement or optimization.
  • Gain insights from the top five most frequently implemented HR trends.

Activities

Outputs

1.1

Use the data and feedback gathered in McLean & Company’s HR Trends & Priorities for 2016 report to inform your HR strategic plan.

  • An understanding of the top HR trends and priorities for 2016.

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.

What Is a Blueprint?

A blueprint is designed to be a roadmap, containing a methodology and the tools and templates you need to solve your HR problems.

Each blueprint can be accompanied by a Guided Implementation that provides you access to our world-class analysts to help you get through the project.

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Speak With An Analyst

Get the help you need in this 1-phase advisory process. You'll receive 1 touchpoints with our researchers, all included in your membership.

  • Call #1 - Review the HR Trends and Priorities for 2016 report with an analyst, and discuss the implications for your organization.

Contributors

McLean & Company conducted an extensive HR Trends and Priorities survey that captured input from 582 respondents on their organizational metrics, HR effectiveness levels, and anticipated HR trends and priorities for 2016.