2021 HR Trends Report 

Knowing the four trends defining HR's path in 2021 will help ensure you adapt, adjust and thrive this year and beyond.


2020 was a year of massive disruption and change: the global pandemic, the impact of the Black Lives Matter and Indigenous rights movements have changed the way organizations operate around the world. HR has been front and center in addressing the challenges surrounding remote work, digital transformation, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and more. 

But 2021 is no longer about survival, HR must learn to thrive in the face of continuous change and position itself for long term success.  

Adapt, Adjust and Thrive in 2021


Use the 2021 HR Trends Report To:

  • Inform your HR strategic plan with McLean & Company's data and in-depth analysis
  • Get key insights into the four trends defining HR's path in 2021 and which practices will have the biggest impact on HR effectiveness 
  • Ensure HR has the expertise and resilience needed to contribute to business continuity planning 
  • Review and evaluate areas where your department is not aligned with industry practice


Companies who Trust Us With Their HR Departments

Under Armour
Proctor & Gamble
Blue Cross
Denver Broncos
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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McLean & Company is an HR research and advisory company providing practical solutions to human resources challenges via executable research, tools, diagnostics, and advisory services that have a clear and measurable impact on your business. Our evidence-based insight approach and data-driven programs enable leaders to objectively measure success, develop an impactful HR strategy, and systematically improve performance year over year.