2022 is already here with new and exciting trends in the field of HR. With over 14 billion dollar invested on HR tech alone in 2018 globally, we are on the threshold of an exciting year ahead.
Here are some projected trends for HR technology in 2022 you may come across:
- Integration with popular messaging apps:
SMS is dying and reserved only for those annoying notifications, SMS alerts and promotional messages that no one wants to read anymore. This has given rise to using apps like WhatsApp, Hike and WeChat for messaging. WhatsApp alone has around 1 billion active users daily. With the death of SMS integration and alert, HRMS software like Pocket HRMS are giving an option to companies to integrate WhatsApp with their system and send important messages, documents and alerts to their employees. This is useful in helping the employees not miss important updates and documents.
- New ‘Help’ option on HR software:
We are all well-versed with workplace harassment and there have been many communities like POSH set up and have strict HR policies making workplaces safer and till now, the primary procedures of raising your concerns or reporting any harassment to an appointed member of desired committee was person-to-person (physically) which in itself could be a harrowing experience for the person reporting against his colleagues or superiors. On the other hand, having a system wherein the distressed could log in a complaint from the HR portal anonymously by including a separate option asking for ‘Help’ could let the victim overcome hesitation and register his / her compliant through their service portal.
- Mobile HR:
As a result of an era of millennials, modern workforce comprising of 80% millennials have seen leaning towards mobile usage than compared to desktops. Mobile phones have seen blending in every aspect of our lives and guess what? They are ruling today. Therefore, it is forcing businesses to include an HR app or make employees’ self-service portals available on mobile devices too. Also not to forget- Stay there, where your employees are!
- Outdated 9-to-5 working:
This could be the most practiced trend in ‘19 and further. Candidates have seen accepting a job with less pay because they had less or flexible working hours. This arises a need for smart businesses who look for best talent to include flexible working hours and remote working into their extra benefits’ list. Not only being advantageous to employees, but also saves thousands on office space and bringing the much desired work-life balance.
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