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Infographic: The changing nature of the HR function

February 19, 2021

In this first infographic we look at how advancements in technology are rapidly changing the way work is done. What does this mean for the future of HR?
Work Transformation|Employee Experience
This infographic shares how technology is changing the way work is done, and what this means for the role of HR now and in the future.

The changing nature of the HR function

Rapid advancements in technology are transforming the HR function

  • Intelligent automation and machine learning are speeding up processes
  • Employees increasingly expect consumer-grade enterprise applications
  • Predictive analytics and modelling enable deeper analysis and links to business metrics
  • Rapid advancements in technology are transforming the HR function

This is changing the way work is done

  • Jobs are being redesigned
  • Workforces are being optimised

…which will require new skills

  • A need for longer-term reskilling and upskilling
  • More opportunities for talent movement

HR now has a much larger role to play to drive business transformation

  • Reimagine the workforce and redesign jobs to meet the changing nature of work
  • Equip the workforce with future skills and support continuous learning
  • Build the talent journey through consumer-grade experiences

In the long term, technology brings both opportunities and challenges

  • Human-machine combinations to future proof organisations
  • Nurturing talent through inclusive practices
  • Ethical dilemmas resolving towards a balanced future
  • Purpose-driven work to drive greater engagement
  • Driving culture to align with strategy, values and new ways of working

To deliver these expectations, HR has to elevate its capabilities

  • Drive digital enablement and integration with HR service delivery
  • Elevate HR decision science with data-driven insights

Stay tuned for part two to see the impact of these changes on the HR function and how to adapt, evolve and thrive…

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Talent and Rewards Leader, Singapore
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Shuchi Tyagi
Practice Leader, Singapore
Talent Management & Organization Alignment
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