Post-graduate students are the future of work. As people professionals looking to recruit and develop talent pipelines, it’s important to understand the new generation’s motivations for entering the people profession. Gaining insight into their preferences, aspirations for career development and what emerging trends they see as most important is key to attracting and supporting them.
We surveyed 148 full-time students on CIPD-accredited HRM Masters-level programmes at 15 universities across the UK and Ireland in late 2021, to better understand the ambitions of the future of the profession.
While these findings are based on UK data, the broader trends and implications should be of interest wherever you are based.
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