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2018 HCM Trends & Forecasts, Part 2

By Steven T. Hunt, Ph.D. & Lauren Bidwell

2018 Predictions

2017 Predictions

2016 Predictions

Using AI/Machine Learning to Improve HCM processes

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics

Data Driven Decision Making

Greater Staffing Complexity

Transforming Organizational Structure

Growing Skill Shortage
Developing Talent Pools
Recruiting Marketing
Virtual Organizations

Increasing HR Analytics


Workforce Analytics

Improving the Employee Experience


Technology Enabled HCM/Easier HR

Transforming Compensation & Rewards

Employee Recognition

Measuring & Rewarding Performance

Growing Legal Challenges

Employment Legislation 

HR Legislation

HR Driven Technology Innovation

Digitalization of Human Resource Functions
Digitalization of Human Resource Expertise

HCM Technology Transformation

Performance Management Evolution

Performance Management Transformation

Continuous Coaching

Increased Focus on Wellbeing

Workforce Health and Wellbeing

Providing Effective Healthcare

Developing HCM methods for Contractors

Better tools for feedback    

More Flexible Work Arrangement

Fluid work arrangements

Flexible Work Models
Fluid Organizations

Tools for Teams


Improving Collaboration

Getting Serious about Diversity & Inclusion

Workforce Inclusion

Embracing Diversity

Rethinking Retirement


Workforce Aging

More Accessible Learning Content


Creating Employee Development Culture

Manager Development

Managing Job Automation


Continued to Shiftto the Cloud


Creating Engaging Cultures

Culture & Engagement

Employee Retention
Hiring for Potential & Culture

Managing Cyber Security Risks


Managing Employer Brand

Organizational Transparency


Business Oriented Human Resources

About the Author

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