Wednesday, January 19, 2005

HR trends for 2005

The UK's Personnel Today recently ran an article entitled Market Trends for 2005.

An interesting note from Zoƫ Lewis, of Odgers:
"The term 'business partners' is becoming over-used," she says. "While a lot of people describe themselves as this, they lack the exposure at senior level to actually influence or advise."

Well said!

The article goes on
Some predict this will lead to HR hybrids. "HR/marketing roles will use marketing's experience with customers to tap into and make sense of employee insights, says (John) Ingham (of Penna Consulting)

You read it hear first ;-)