We are excited to introduce Deloitte’s 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report and invite you to experience it in a whole new way via our new, digital-first HC Trends app.

I am excited to personally introduce Deloitte’s 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report, The rise of the social enterprise, and invite you to experience it in a whole new way via our new, digital-first HC Trends app. Whether you access the app on your phone, tablet, or desktop, you will find it easier than ever to explore the interactive report data and access exclusive content only available in the app.

The make-or-break issue facing companies this year is the need for more collaboration among the C-suite to focus on the evolving role of business as a driver of change. All eyes are on business to fill a widening leadership gap and engineer solutions to critical social challenges—85 percent of respondents said it was important or very important for the C-suite to work together to tackle complex issues. At the same time, 73 percent said their C-suite rarely, if ever, works together on strategic initiatives.

Other major trends reflect concerns about careers in the 21st century, particularly considering automation, the need for new skills, an aging workforce, tightening labor markets, and the need to manage an entire ecosystem of workers.

I think you will find much that will resonate in this year’s report, based on our largest survey ever, with more than 11,000 business and HR leaders from 140 countries participating in surveys and interviews. Please do take a few minutes to access the HC Trends app and see how easy it is to explore the research results. Especially informative are the first-person company video stories told by leaders of organizations at the forefront of addressing this year’s 10 trends.

I am happy to discuss the report with you and assist in developing ways to put the information and ideas to work.

Sincerely,

Michelle Peregrine
Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP
mperegrine@deloitte.com