Global HR trends: 2023 and beyond

Chris Smith, Amanda Cowley, Anne Loftus 12 May 2023

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Insights from HR leaders across the globe

Our annual HR survey offers a global perspective on the key themes and sentiments shared by HR leaders across a range of industries and geographies.

This year, we have captured insights from over 300 HR leaders, globally, who have shared their perspectives on key trends, areas of focus and predictions.

We are pleased to share a summary of the outputs, plus analysis and insights on the results from the Leathwaite global HR practice. If you would like to discuss any of these topics with a member of the team, please get in touch.

67% of respondents state Employee engagement and retention as the area where HR will deliver the most value in the next 12 months

Chris Smith

Chris is a Partner with Leathwaite based in the London office. Chris leads Leathwaite’s global Human Resources practice, while also leading the firm’s ongoing growth and diversification across sectors. Chris brings fifteen years of global search and advisory experience across…

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Amanda Cowley

Amanda Cowley

Amanda is a Director in Leathwaite’s Singapore office where she leads the Asia Human Resources practice. Covering the whole spectrum of HR specialisms at executive level, Amanda has successfully partnered with leading global and regional businesses to source, assess and…

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Anne Loftus

Anne is a Director in Leathwaite’s New York office where she focuses on Human Resources functionally across industries. Prior to Leathwaite, Anne spent more than a dozen years at Spencer Stuart in the HR search practice. Anne served as the…

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