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Nontraditional Workers: CHRO Predictions and Talent Strategies

CHROs and human capital executives struggle to meet the demand for the skills their business requires. This struggle is exacerbated by current labor shortages, rapidly changing technologies, and a constant need to manage costs. Given the complexities of a fast-changing business environment, CHROs and human capital (HC) executives are seeing increased need for agile and flexible workforce planning and management capabilities and deploying nontraditional workers in their organizations. Less than half of CHROs believe their future workforce will be comprised of traditional, full-time employees.1 Our study also showed high percentages of CHROs who predict their nontraditional workforce will grow and the use of partners for nontraditional workers will grow.

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Amy Lui Abel, PhD

Vice President, Human Capital Research
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