HR Director Research Results 2024

This research, conducted at our HR Director Retreat, highlights the executive focus on business performance and ensuring the right leadership capabilities are in place to drive change and success.

Key findings from Criticaleye's HR Director Research:

  • Strengthening leadership capability is the top priority for HRDs, CHROs and Chief People Officers
  • 43% say the senior leadership team is the HRD's most challenging internal stakeholder
  • Asked where they most need to improve, 41% of HRDs said building alignment on the top team 
  • 56% of HR leaders say they need to improve the quality of debate on performance
  • 39% say investment in new tech is where they are seeing the biggest changes in their business
  • Pressure to provide returns to shareholders is the top reason execs become focused on short-term goals
Focused on the HR Director role within the current landscape, future of the workforce, and how HR is evolving, we were pleased to invite special guests Claire Costello, Chief People and Inclusion Officer, Co-operative Group, and Nick Ulycz, Chief People Officer, Aldermore Group onto our podcast. Click here to listen in. 

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