Human Resources
Thought Leadership

7th Pan-European HR Barometer Study

People First Despite Tough Economic Climate and Pressure on Cost Reduction

The European HR Barometer is a unique study conducted by Aon Hewitt in partnership with the European Club for human resources (EChr), aiming to explore trends on people management practices beyond national borders and analyse the evolving role of the human resource function.

Each year the survey involves top HR professionals from leading companies operating in Europe.

In this edition, fifty-two top HR professionals from leading organisations operating in Europe completed the survey. They operate in a wide range of sectors, generating together 517 billion euro of revenues and with a combined total of 2.4 million employees. 62 percent of participating organisations are listed companies. Survey respondents encompass 13 different nationalities. 71 percent are executives and directors with exclusive responsibility for HR at European or global level.

Click here to read the executive summary.