Publication Date

Spring 2015


[Excerpt] What are most critical competencies that are emerging for HR professionals today? What capabilities are needed for HR leaders to advance forward in their careers? While there has been much research and emphasis on technical competencies. (i.e. training & development, diversity & inclusion, etc.), our summary focuses on the important leadership and behavioral traits that enable HR professionals to successfully impact their organizations.


Suggested Citation
Liu, D., & Lee, G. (2015). What are the most critical HR capabilities and competencies that are emerging for the future? Retrieved [insert date] from Cornell University, ILR School site:

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