The HRBP’s Evolving Strategic Role

How to become a more effective partner to your line leaders

HRBPs role continues to evolve to maximize growth

Despite drastic changes to the business environment, HR operating models have not seen much recent innovation.

Gartner has developed a vision for future HR operating models containing several new and reimagined roles. The vision for the HRBP includes three new and specialized roles:

  • Strategic talent leaders
  • HR problem solvers
  • People relations managers

Leverage this research to create a more efficient and flexible HR function that is strategically aligned to the business.

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