A snapshot of useful research for L&D and workplace professionals
Why read this report
This is one of many pieces of research into how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed workplaces and working practices. This ebook is short and succinct, focusing on nine trends that Gartner says have either emerged or accelerated as a result of the current situation. Each of the trends features bullet points of HR actions, plus a link through to a further Gartner research and articles, with content specific to that trend.
About the research
The global research and advisory company surveyed 400 plus HR professionals, 300 plus finance leaders and 4,000 plus employees across the globe.
The report looks at what Covid-19 means for the HR function and work in the long-term. It outlines nine trends, broken down into three key areas: accelerated trends, new impacts and pendulum swings.
The four trends that Gartner thinks have accelerated as a result of Covid-19 are:
The three new impacts are:
And there are two pendulum swings:
In order to stay relevant and keep abreast of these trends, HR needs to focus on key areas, such as critical skills and competencies, current and future leadership, employee experience, performance management, technology strategy, talent analytics and mobility, diversity and inclusion, organisation design and change management, total rewards, the future of work and recruiting.
In order to for brands to differentiate themselves from their competitors, Gartner also advises that organisations take three steps:
Report reading time: 10-15 mins