The toughest challenges facing human resources departments (Toughest HR Question)

Talent management concerns include succession planning, leadership development
By Brian Kreissl
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/15/2014

Question: What do you consider to be some of the most challenging human resources issues faced by Canadian employers? Are there any potential solutions to those challenges?

Answer: Some of the biggest HR challenges faced by employers in Canada today fall under the talent management umbrella. These relate to every facet of an organization’s talent management strategies and programs — specifically the acquisition, onboarding, engagement, development, promotion and retention of an organization’s talent.