The economic predictions for recovery after the pandemic are very optimistic. Countries like Romania, Turkey, and erbia are among the countries with the highest economic turnover forecasted by the end of 2021. This climate of optimism is visible in recruitment trends and the strategic hiring plans of many companies in EEMENA. Boosted by the learnings from the pandemic, companies and HR departments are more mindful towards topics like increase of inequality, skills mismatch, wellbeing of employees etc.
As global leaders in HR solutions we find it our duty to shed light on the different perceptions and challenges HR professionals are experiencing in the current climate. We are not alone in this effort. Governments, business leaders, and workers are aiming to better understand each other’s need and concerns with the common purpose to develop inclusive public policies and up to date human-centric solutions.
HR 20.21 is thought to be a multi-annual research effort that will map out the HR landscape of the Eastern Europe, Middle East, and North Africa regions (Poland, Czechia, Hungary, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, Turkey, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates). For the current version we surveyed over 400 HR professionals from all industries that cover multiple roles within HR departments. This report explores the findings of our survey in greater depth, while integrating explanations provided by Adecco’s most experienced consultants.