The right-now HR priorities in higher education

HR departments in higher learning institutions face a daunting challenge. They must provide an inclusive and diverse work environment with opportunities for personal growth and career development for everyone. And at the same time, address the teaching disruptions and health and safety worries of working today. Earlier this year, Gatepoint Research surveyed 100 higher education executives to reveal their top HR priorities in 2021.

  • Most HR executives are prioritizing their budget to support training and content initiatives.
  • Most HR executives listed DEI as a top talent priority.
  • Most HR executives listed skills assessment as a top tech feature.

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