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