HR in transition

Will departments shrink as consultants move HR out-of-house?
By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/05/2002

There are signs that the powerful forces transforming the business world are impacting how and where HR professionals will find work in the years ahead, according to a new study by career transition and HR consulting firm DBM.

Innovations in technology and the growing trend toward business process outsourcing are transforming how HR services are delivered.

“It’s possible that in the near future, careers in HR will be as easily started and pursued in HR specialty firms as they once were in HR departments,” states the report from DBM,