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The manufacturing industry is facing several challenges related to staffing and employees in the coming years. Currently, one of the most pressing challenges for these companies is finding the qualified workforce needed to succeed in a changing industry. The industry is already facing some serious skill shortages that can only be overcome with the right HR strategies.
The year 2023 is poised to bring new challenges for HR departments. Economic pressures such as rising inflation rates and high energy costs are putting stress on companies and employees alike. As a result, there will be greater emphasis on both cost control and cost reduction. (A topic also covered in the start-of-the-year blog post from our CEO Avtar Jasser.) In this blog post, we will discuss five crucial HR strategies that can help organisations manage costs while also improving employee engagement, retention, and overall performance.
40% of workers globally say that they might leave their jobs in the near future and the majority of people who already quit their jobs in the past two years are not returning to the industry they left, says consulting firm McKinsey. This trend is predicted to continue.
The last three years have been abnormal for almost everyone on this planet, and very different from what we expected in 2019. The pandemic had a dramatic impact on our lives in 2020 and 2021, while 2022 has been dominated by the war in Ukraine. During these times, HR has been challenged with radically different tasks and 2023 will continue to pose new challenges.
As our society is being increasingly digitalised, we’re expected to always be connected and accessible. This can make it difficult to disconnect from work in time, and when we work from home to a greater extent than ever before, the lack of a clearly defined workplace also blurs the line between work and leisure. In other words, it has never been more difficult to distinguish between work and private life than it is right now. So how can you as an employer help your employees to have a healthy working life and achieve work-life balance?