The primary function of Human Resources and a Human Resources department are:
- Employee administration
- Recruitment and talent management
- Managing benefits and payroll
- Other administrative and management functions
One of the areas of Human Resources that will be most effected by current and future trends is talent acquisition and management. The Reason being that technological innovation and changing trends in the workforce have made the traditional ways of recruiting outmoded. Human Resource departments will in the future need to manage a more globally diversified workforce and more employees that work remotely. These new realities will bring a lot of challenges and opportunities for HR administration and management.