Human resources is all about making sure that companies and employees have a harmonious working relationship. Thanks to technology, human resources teams have gone a long way in revolutionizing the way they work today. Technology has also helped HR teams create various initiatives that positively impact employee engagement, work satisfaction, and recruitment. 2018 gave an opportunity for human resources professionals to uncover the trends that define what work really is for employees. This year, human resources teams want to explore new territory in terms of technology-driven initiatives that prioritizes employees' welfare. But there are a lot of other factors that affect the direction of where human resources is heading. Sprout Solutions, a leading Philippine-based HR and payroll tech firm, made an inquiry on the state of human resources. It aims to know the current state of human resources in the Philippines and how it defines its own future. This article explains the major challenges that hindered previous human resources pursuits. It also focuses on the trends that define how human resources in the Philippines is evolving in the coming years.