The new trends in human resource management in the context of the economy digitalization

  • Alena Vankevich Vitebsk State Technological University
Keywords: human resource management, economy digitalization, human resource department


The subject of research is the changes of human resources management at the micro level in the conditions of the economy digitalization. The main directions of the transformation of the labor market in the economy digitalization conditions are the following: expansion of labor supply due to participation in economic activity of various socio-demographic groups of the population; increase in the volume of information about the labor market and its openness due to electronic resources; industry changes in the structure of the labor demand; the jobs polarization; the rapid renewal of professions and skills; the reduction of traditional sectors of the economy; the break of the national labor markets borders. It has been substantiated that these transformations change the requirements for the human resources management service in organizations and modify their functions. The main trends of the human resource management changes in the digitalization conditions are highlighted - the development of employment analysis under Big Data analytics; increased attenion to the formation of the HR- brand; changing the organizational role of the human resources department at the micro level; more active using  the staff outsourcing; digitalization of human resource management technologies; expansion of interaction HR-departments and  educational institutions, anticipating future skills and competencies; increasing the requirements for the HR manager, especially professional HR-specialists. As a result of the study, the directions for the formation of modern human resources departments in the organizations of the Republic of Belarus were determined, taking into account the course taken by the country to digitalization of the economy.


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Author Biography

Alena Vankevich, Vitebsk State Technological University

Doctor of Economics, Professor, Deputy Rector for Scientific Work

How to Cite
Vankevich, A. (2019). The new trends in human resource management in the context of the economy digitalization. University Economic Bulletin, (43), 7-12.
Knowledge Economy, Innovative Economy