The biggest challenges facing HR professionals: Report

The biggest challenges facing HR professionals

According to a recent report, it’s really a big challenge for human resource leaders to manage multi-generational workforce. Companies felt that more women leaders will be a success factor for their organization success. A recent report on Talent Trends Report ├óÔé¼ÔÇ£ HR Game Changers’ at the 12th edition of the NASSCOM offers an overview of the top 15 workplace trends that will shape talent management in 2015 and beyond. This report is based on the feedback and outlook of nearly 350 HR leaders and highlights their thought procedures on various recruitment strategies like the war for talent, impact of talent scarcity, how they utilize flexible workforce and multiple other issues, thus giving extensive insights and understanding of HR trends in India. The report mentioned that they factor in independent contractors as part of their talent acquisition strategy, while 78 per cent of HR leaders think organizations will need to create greater flexible working options to attract the increasingly mobile workforce.

Different facts such as multi-generational and diverse workplace, the new war for talent, rapidly evolving technology innovations and the evolution of new strategic talent solutions are playing key role in transform HR and thrust it beyond its current confines into a much more strategic function. Nearly 76 percent of the HR professionals are unable to find candidates with able to aptitude to do the job, skills related to the position and personality and cultural fit with the job. Nearly 61 percent of HR leaders feel that a strong employer brand and reputation of an organization is the most critical factor to be successful in attracting top talent. The biggest challenge faced by the HR professionals face is to enhance the workforce productivity and performance along with the rapidly growing technology.

The report mentioned that, nearly 59 per cent of HR leaders are currently using online social and professional networks to contact professionals , 56 per cent of them use these networks promote their employer brand, nearly 54 per cent mentioned that companies are investing in careers and 69 per cent of organizations in India are more focused on employer branding .

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