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Fosway Group opens HR Realities Research 2022-3 to explore people strategies in a truly VUCA world

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Fosway Group, in association with UNLEASH, has launched the latest wave of its HR Realities research. Now in its eighth year, the research explores how HR teams are managing their people strategies in the context of challenging economics, conflict, ongoing COVID disruptions, digital transformation, talent shortages and climate change.

Last year's research findings revealed that the pandemic had accelerated changes in working practices for 93% of HR professionals, with 39% making significant changes to what they do and how they do it. The research showed that HR teams were quick to adopt new approaches to flexible working, wellbeing and work-life balance.

This year's research will look at how HR teams are managing these changes, exploring areas including HR approaches, technology, investment, headcount and priorities for the year ahead.

"VUCA - volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - is the working reality for HR teams now," comments David Wilson, CEO of Fosway Group. "Making sense of change and taking the right decisions now and into the future, are strategic priorities for HR leaders as they grapple with a wide range of people challenges. That's why this research is so important - it provides a real, independent picture of HR today that can be used to help make informed decisions about future workforce strategies."

Fosway Group Director of Research David Perring adds, “Last year’s research showed that HR teams were able to rapidly innovate their people strategies. However, there were challenges around technology and the people experience. This year’s research aims to lift the lid on whether that innovation has been sustained and whether HR teams have succeeded in supporting changing business and people priorities.”

To take part in the HR Realities Research 2022-33, complete the online survey now

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