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People Profession Report 2020

A study of professionals in the HR/People Profession across the globe, looking at the meaningfulness of our work and how we do that work across the globe

While the catastrophic impact of the pandemic over the past year has overshadowed many other trends impacting the world of work, the reality is that we live in a world of accelerating change. In the last several years, the evolution of jobs due to technology, the obsolescence of jobs due to market changes and the rise of the gig worker have collided with changes in global economic alliances, greater focus on environmental impact and broader demands for diversity, equity and inclusion to create a whirlwind of change for work, workers and the workplace. 

People professionals are at the epicenter of this storm of change, responding with skill and passion to help their organizations survive and thrive with flexibility and agility now and in the years ahead. The World Federation of People Management Associations and premier professional associations for people professionals setting high standards of practice worldwide including the US-based Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), UK-based Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) for this look into how global HR professionals view their careers and the structures and characteristics of the organizations in which they work.

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