Like canaries in a coal mine, this year’s human capital trends should be viewed as leading indicators of emerging threats and strategic opportunities. In 2013, leaders are tasked with meeting high expectations for performance and talent, despite dramatic shifts in technology, globalization, demographics and regulation. Sound decision making in this environment is as challenging as it is critical—even small missteps can have big unintended consequences.
The seven Human Capital Trends for 2013 provide a solid checklist for getting started with the crucial conversations important to helping your organization actively engage with one another:
Thinking like an economist
The open talent economy
Innovating the talent brand
Creating an elastic workplace
Finding the silver lining in the talent gap
Debunking the Superman Myth
The performance management puzzle
Read about them, then talk about them.