Survey Report

HR Outlook: Winter 2014-15: views of our profession

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HR Outlook: Winter 2014-15: views of our profession

Published February 2015

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This report examines key issues for the HR function, highlighting current issues and emerging trends within HR. We have been able to construct a picture of HR today as well as look forward, considering future challenges that need to be addressed.


"HR professionals in the private sector are significantly more  likely to agree
that 'HR has a commercial mindset' than those in the public sector."

Content of report

Executive summary

Summary of key findings

1 Current and future priorities for HR functions
2 How HR contributes to business performance
3 Developing HR capability
4 HR’s use of data and metrics to demonstrate impact
5 The profile of HR departments
6 Routes into the profession and career paths

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Outlook series

Draws on a range of perspectives and offers unique insight and commentary on workplace issues.