2017 The Shift
With companies like google, apple, microsoft and others moving towards ” The Home Office Work Force” what does that mean for HR as we have known it ?
The concept of leveraging square footage through “Work From Home Employees” sounds inviting. However some studies show “water bubbler engagement” is at an all time low.
While having thousands of employees work from a pc in their pajamas has a number of overhead benefits. It is slaughtering things like: collaboration, break out sessions, and relationship building leading to higher retention rates.
Feed The Machine
The needle has long past moved and hundreds of HR departments have been left to pick up the broken pieces. As a result leveraging outside search firm has now become the norm for 23.5% of multi nationals & 12.9% of small & mid sized owned business according to a recent 500 inc. report.
Making a Difference
Making a difference in the life of workforce culture begins with understanding where the market is now, how will the current model affect HR in 3 to 5 years? What can be done now to stay informed and positioned for future change.
Check Your List
Most HR departments are creating the same list: Productivity Improvement, Benefits Package, Leadership Development, Operational Optimization. In the last 3 to 5 years HR Directors are focusing on how search firms play into the equation.