• Register for 8th CRF International Conference

    Join 400+ senior business leaders and HR practitioners at this year's CRF International Conference - 12-14 October, Prague.

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  • Next CRF Webinar, 14 July 2016

    Join our upcoming webinar - Rethinking Talent Management - on 14 July at 11:30 (BST).

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  • Executive Summary: Assessing Potential

    Our recent research draws on international good practice and provides practical improvement methodologies.

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  • CRF 2016 programme

    View our comprehensive programme of research and events in 2016.

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Our purpose is to drive business performance through enhancing the effectiveness of the HR community. We provide our members with access to leading research, thinkers and practitioners focused on delivering high-performing environments in which their people and organisations can flourish.

Capability Development Develop the experience, knowledge and capabilities of your HR team.

Insight & Learning Gain new insights from 5,000+ practitioners, leading global academics and thought leaders.

Peer-to-Peer Networking Identify actionable solutions to your business challenges through the sharing good practice.

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Free sample download

We are delighted to share our recent report titled ‘Assessing Potential’ as a free sample download.

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Interview with Dr. Ben Goldacre

At our recent Spring Lecture and Reception, Dr. Ben Goldacre shared his thoughts on the use of statistics at work and the benefits of randomised trials.

Watch the full interview here.

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Fresh insights & thinking

Working with some of the world’s leading thinkers, CRF publishes regular research on subjects of interest and relevance to the senior HR practitioner including learning, performance management, organisation development, talent and people strategy.

Focusing on management techniques and people issues addressing today’s business challenges, our content is grounded in academic rigour with a focus on practical applicability.

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Peer-to-Peer communities

Our research is an invaluable source of latest thinking and guidance in a wide range of areas. Specifically, we focus on:

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Next Event

30 June

Church House Conference Centre, London

Rethinking Talent Management – connecting strategy, performance and potential for tomorrow’s challenges (London)

For most CEOs, talent is at or near the top of their priority list, and yet lack of talent remains a major obstacle in achieving organisational goals. This significant CRF research project, sponsored by DDI and KPMG, will examine how to better align talent management with the needs of the organisation, and how practice can be improved.

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