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The New Breed Understands Business Issues

Workforce.com users have faced a variety of business issues in the past two years.

May 8, 1999
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All business issues have multiple HR implications and options. The new breed of HR decision maker understands which HR solutions are most appropriate for a particular business issue in a given company.

Business Issues Faced in Past Two Years

Workforce.com Users

Rapid Expansion/Growth

47%

New Product Launch

46

Downsizing

35

Labor Shortage

33

Open New Market

31

Acquisition of/by Another Company

29

New Line of Business

20

Open New Plant/Facility

19

Merger

18

Regulatory Action

14

Open International Facility/Market

13

Bad Publicity/Product Controversy/Recall

8

Labor Dispute

4

Union Organizing Effort

4

IPO (Initial Public Offering)

3

Source: Workforce.com User Study, Globe Research Corporation, 1998.

All business issues have multiple HR implications and options. The new breed of HR decision maker understands which HR solutions are most appropriate for a particular business issue in a given company.

Business Issues Faced in Past Two Years

Workforce.com Users

Rapid Expansion/Growth

47%

New Product Launch

46

Downsizing

35

Labor Shortage

33

Open New Market

31

Acquisition of/by Another Company

29

New Line of Business

20

Open New Plant/Facility

19

Merger

18

Regulatory Action

14

Open International Facility/Market

13

Bad Publicity/Product Controversy/Recall

8

Labor Dispute

4

Union Organizing Effort

4

IPO (Initial Public Offering)

3

Source: Workforce.com User Study, Globe Research Corporation, 1998.

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