Prepare for the Future of Work

How HR leadership can best address future of work challenges & opportunities

HR faces changing work and employee expectations

HR leaders need to constantly reexamine workforce planning, emerging skills, the impacts of artificial intelligence, the employee experience and so much more  as business disruptions reset key work trends - many irreversibly. Companies are undertaking digital business transformations that are changing their products and services, operations and internal capabilities. Automation and artificial intelligence are rapidly putting large labor market segments at risk of redundancy or profound change. These trends are radically changing work and employment expectations.

Future of Work Trends Post-COVID-19

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    The No. 1 challenge we are facing within our organization is understanding how we can bolster the workforce with new digital technologies. It is a modernizing time for manufacturing, and we are looking to our partnership with Gartner to really get there.

    Ryan Cox

    Organizational Development & Capabilities, Saint-Gobain

    Prepare for the future of work

    Leading HR teams actively help their organizations prepare for the future of work. HR leaders should advise executives on the future roles and skills they will need, leverage evolving employment models like gig work, remote work and change organizational processes to manage technology-driven workflows. 

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    Future of work insights you can use

    Gartner’s future of work insights, advice, data and tools help HR move beyond the hype of predictions to prepare organizations to leverage the opportunities ahead of them.

    Decide on predictions for investment

    HR leaders encounter many future of work predictions from various publications and partners. Gartner can help you carefully review the urgency of these future of work predictions and assess the need and application in the context of your organization.

    Conduct workforce planning for future talent needs

    HR teams struggle to anticipate and plan for future talent needs. Gartner can provide you the external labor market data, advice and tools to scale workforce planning and build a talent strategy that evolves with future requirements.

    Rethink employment models for the gig economy

    Today's tech-based work models and increased talent competition has increased contingent work in most industries. Gartner can help you understand how other companies are implementing various employment models and work management approaches and evaluate those that are right for your organization.

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    Case Study

    Developing a strategy for the future of work

    Ram Vadivelu, Senior Director, Talent and Workforce Analysis, Qualcomm, shares how Gartner TalentNeuron helped his team accurately identify emerging skills to solidify their talent strategy and how they rely on TalentNeuron's robust analytics and tools to drive decisions.

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    Gartner’s HR experts include more than 170 people worldwide. Meet a few of our leaders. 

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    VP, Advisory

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    VP, Advisory

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    Senior Director, Advisory

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    Senior Principal, Advisory

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    Director, Advisory

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    Senior Principal, Advisory

    Gartner’s 170+ HR experts are trusted advisors for over 4,000 HR leaders.

    Our experts can equip you with labor market data, HR function benchmarks, and relevant best practices and tools that accelerate speed to execution and ensure decision quality.