What will working world look like in 2020?

HR must prove its worth or risk being sidelined
By Shannon Klie
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/18/2008

The business world is going to change drastically in the next decade and HR professionals need to figure out how to make themselves relevant in the future or risk being pushed aside, according to a report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the United Kingdom.

In examining what the world of work might look like in 2020, PwC found there is significant opportunity for the HR function to become one of the most powerful parts of the business. But if HR doesn’t step up, the function could be almost completely outsourced or absorbed by other departments, according to the report

Managing Tomorrow’s People: The Future of Work to 2020.