No matter how effective that you currently are, wise HR professionals are constantly looking towards the future. Being future oriented allows you to both understand and prepare for upcoming changes in business, technology and the workforce. However, simply knowing what likely changes will occur in HR is insufficient. Instead, you have to know the underlying factors that make these changes necessary.The future of HR will not evolve in a random manner but instead, the change will be guided by nine factors that will define the borders and the direction of HR in the future. These factors include a changing workforce, the need for an increased business impact and the need for more speed, technology, integration and predictive metrics. Each of those factors will be fully explained and the audience will be walked through how each of the functional areas within HR and Talent Management will change.