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At the beginning of this year we released the results of a joint study by Fosway Group (former Elearnity) and HRN Europe on the critical realities for HR and HR technology. Here are some of the most interesting findings:

Top 3 challenges HR is focusing on

  • Increasing organisation performance and profitability (95%)
  • Reducing costs (88%)
  • Improving customer satisfaction (86%)

Top HR priorities

  • To become a strategic business partner (56%)
  • To improve leadership & management (42%)
  • To enhance the talent pipeline (41%)
  • To increase the consistency of HR processes (40%)
  • To improve HR service quality & provision (37%)

Top 5 enablers of HR success

  • Quality analytics
  • Quality HR systems
  • Strategic influencing
  • Next generation technology
  • Business systems integration


Top 5 criteria for measuring success of an HR strategy

  • Strong talent pipeline
  • Employee engagement
  • Employer of choice
  • Company profitability
  • Cost of HR operations

Top 5 reasons HR departments change systems

  • Solutions’ business agility and flexibility
  • Quality of end user experience
  • Lack of analytics
  • Reducing total cost of ownership
  • Deficiencies in functionality

We want to see what difference one year makes and we need your help! If you are an HR practitioner based in Europe, fill out the survey by clicking the link below and we will make sure you are the first one to see the results.


  • Imran chowdary

    I am not an HR practioner in Europe but I am have done my MBA with HR & MARKETING dual specialization,
    And i am really interested to know more about your HR practice.
    So please do give updates about your practices.