2020 Global Human Capital Trends


2020 Global Human Capital Trends

The social enterprise at work: Paradox as a path forward

How can organizations remain distinctly human in a technology-driven world? This year’s Global Human Capital Trends report calls upon organizations to embrace three attributes—purpose, potential, and perspective—that characterize what it means to fuse people and technology to perform as a social enterprise at work.


In today’s transformed world, can C-suite leaders rise to the challenge to remain distinctly human in a technology-driven world?

We believe the power of the social enterprise lies in bringing together these seeming opposed forces—technology and humanity—calling on organizations to make three bold shifts to create a new sense of purpose, potential, and perspective.

The Deloitte 2020 Global Human Capital Trends report offers organizational leaders a sustainable path forward that helps put the social enterprise to work—creating lasting value for people, organizations, and society.

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Introducing the 2020 Human Capital Trends

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Explore years of trends that helped shape the current HR and talent landscape

Deloitte has been conducting and compiling global research into human capital trends since 2012—a body of work that represents some of the longest-running and most comprehensive study of HR, talent, and related technology topics ever conducted. Exploring past trend reports gives insight into the ongoing and emerging forces shaping the world of work.

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