Top 5 Priorities for HR Leaders in 2021

Emerging HR trends, expected challenges and next steps for CHROs and HR leaders

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    Gartner surveyed more than 800 human resources leaders across 60 countries and all major industries to identify HR trends and assess HR priorities and expected challenges for 2021.

    Building critical skills and competencies tops the list, but HR leaders will also prioritize workforce and work (re)design, leadership, preparing for the future workplace and improving the employee experience.

    Download the full report to learn more about:

    • The top five initiatives chief human resource officers and HR professionals are prioritizing in 2021
    • Key themes and HR trends that will emerge in 2021
    • Workplace trends, such as an increase in remote workers and a focus on employee engagement, that shape the priorities

    About the Gartner Top HR Priorities Report

    This annual report is derived from the Gartner HR Priorities Survey, which polls CHROs and HR leaders on common challenges and asks them to rank their top priorities for the year ahead. HR leadership can use this report to better understand HR trends and the current business landscape, benchmark their priorities against their peers’ and help drive HR strategy for their organization.