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HRDive: employers invest in HR technology to improve the employee experience.

With early 2018 job reports highlighting the acceleration of a candidates’ job market, the pressure is on for companies to attract and retain high-quality talent. Randstad Sourceright's 2018 Talent Trends Report tells us what talent strategies employers are implementing to get the skills they need to meet their business objectives.

Low unemployment and a growing skills gap set the stage for improvements at companies around the globe. Over half of C-suite and human capital leaders surveyed in our 2018 Talent Trends research plan to invest in enhancements that elevate the HR function into one that is both technologically innovative and people friendly.

Automation can help to simplify the hiring process for better recruitment experiences, while analytics can add visibility into the entire talent lifecycle, including retention. All of these technologies can advance talent attraction and retention, which is important as 70% of employers around the globe expect their businesses to grow this year.

Read the rest of the brief in HRDive to see what other developments are taking shape, and then get your copy of Randstad Sourceright's 2018 Talent Trends Report for insights that can give your company a competitive edge.