Accord­ing to a local sur­vey by a major staffing firm, the top five busi­ness chal­lenges are

  • Tal­ent acqui­si­tion and management
  • Tal­ent retention
  • Abil­i­ty to man­age growth
  • Process improve­ments

Accord­ing to a nation­al HR mag­a­zine, quot­ing East­bridge Con­sult­ing,  the top issues are

50% say it is retain­ing key talent
42% say it is devel­op­ing lead­ers and suc­ces­sion planning
37% say it is improv­ing the employ­ee experience
31% need to dri­ve cul­ture change
21% say their main con­cern is man­ag­ing health care costs

That same mag­a­zine asked “do you feel your HR depart­ment is staffed appro­pri­ate­ly to han­dle its work­load – 55% said NO