The global human resource management (HRM) sector is projected to reach $30 billion by 2025. In other words, the business of creating innovative HR solutions is booming. HR, an industry comprising professionals that have been historically overburdened with the complicated processes of managing the lifecycle of every employee, is currently experiencing a deluge of innovation.

The HR technology trends that we here at G2 Crowd are most excited about for 2019 include solutions that will promote employee engagement, diversify companies, rethink sexual harassment training, expand corporate wellness solutions, and employ AI to improve HR operations. Increasingly, employees are looking to work for companies that provide more than just a fair salary plus the usual benefits and perks. They want to be members of a diverse company inundated with easy-to-use solutions that increase their engagement, promote their wellness, and improve their work-life experience. The increase of innovative tech for the workplace mirrors the shift toward a more holistic employee experience.

Five Major HR Trends for 2019:

  • Engaging All Employees
  • Fighting Unconscious Bias
  • Improving Essential People Training
  • Expanding Our Concept of Wellness
  • Streamlining HR Operations with AI