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HR management tops recession-ready skills list

August 1, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Employers are balancing their desire for continued growth and innovation with a necessary shrewdness in light of “the uncertain business environment ahead,” according to a recently released index on in-demand skills.

Scaling up HR departments seems to be top of mind for employers. By Business Talent Group’s count, employer interest in benefit-planning professionals and compensation strategists is on the rise — 100% and 215%, respectively. An off-shoot of executive search company Heidrick & Struggles, BTG focuses on placing project managers, interim executives and management consultants. Its 5th annual skills index, released July 28, is an analysis of staffing requests over the past year.

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