HR Professionals' Biggest Concerns & Challenges

By Robert Half September 24, 2015 at 1:50pm

HR Professionals’ Biggest Concerns & Challenges

Which of the following is your greatest staffing concern as a human resources professional?

2015 2010*
Training and developing employees 38% 45%
Recruiting new employees 36% 23%
Retaining top-performing employees 26% 27%

What aspect of your work as a human resources professional do you find the most challenging?

36% Identifying and hiring candidates for open jobs
26% Conducting employee terminations or layoffs
23% Managing benefits and perks programs
14% Ensuring internal and external compensation equity

Source: OfficeTeam surveys of 307 U.S. human resources managers in 2015 and 510 U.S. human resources managers in 2010.

Some responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

*Top responses shown.

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