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HR in 2030: What does the future of HR hold?

New research from Sage reveals the five emerging HR trends that progressive People leaders need to know to get ahead.

The HR trends to expect in 2030

17 HR and People experts reveal the five biggest HR trends and insights that HR leaders need to know today to get ahead in 2030. 

1. Flexible working: Revolutionized employee experiences that truly make work, work

Rising employee expectations will challenge HR like never before to provide authentic and tailored workforce experiences that empower people to do their best work.

2. Organizational flexibility, fluidity and agility led by HR

HR will prepare and lead organizations through whatever crisis hits with agility and confidence – no matter how unexpected.

3. People analytics-based insights that drive business impact

People analytics in HR teams will have fully evolved beyond just data reporting and collection, and be intrinsic to driving business impact across all organizations.

4. HR automation trends will elevate the role of HR

Automation will free up HR leaders' time to focus on the things that really matter and allow them to take more of a leadership role across organizations.

5. DEI will encompass so much more

Companies still have a long way to go when it comes to DEI and employees already expect and deserve more than just hollow words.

The future of HR: What 5 HR trends can we expect in 2030?

What does the future of HR look like? Download our report, created exclusively for progressive HR and People leaders, to discover:

  • The must-know trends shaping the future of HR
  • Top skills forward-thinking HR leaders need to know to get ahead
  • The role HR technology plays and how to tap into its benefits today
  • Your essential HR futurist toolkit of resources – available exclusively to Sage readers 

The future is now. Don’t delay. Download your exclusive report to get started today. 

 

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  • Enable your people to request leave, check vacation balance and see who’s away, any time, anywhere.
  • Share goals and priorities to unite team efforts while you can’t be in the office. Align with your company vision, and keep track of progress.
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  • Increase team efficiency and productivity through the automation of key tasks and workflow
  • Empower teams to do their best work, by providing tailored and meaningful experiences that matter
  • Get instant workforce visibility and actionable insights, from a single source of truth
  • Engage your workforce via a tailored and branded self-service portal
  • Benefit from unparalleled reliability and security, while meeting global and local compliance requirements
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