This practice area focuses on content including resourcing and assessment, workforce planning, diversity, succession planning and specialist development
14 July 2016
Progress - Issue 4: Talent management - a critical management process in disrepair
Within this fourth edition of our e-magazine - Progress – Jay Conger, Henry Kravis Chaired Professor of Leadership Studies at Claremont McKenna College in California and Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations (CEO) at the University of Southern California, discusses the current disrepair of the talent management field.More info
CRF produces a number of practical business and people management tools on relevant topics to our members. Our tools provide a series of templates to help develop processes which will meet the needs of your organisation.
13 January 2016
Improving New Leader On-Boarding
Good on-boarding significantly reduces the likelihood of new leader under-performance and failure, along with the related tensions and costs. This checklist aims to provide some key points that can improve new leader integration.More info
Access to our Expert Advisory Forum is available online to CRF members. This in-house briefing service enables members to seek the views of a range of specialists, in addition to our own team of experienced HR professionals.
General Manager, DDI UK
Simon is based in London and is responsible for designing DDI’s global marketing strategy for multinational companies which are a key pillar in DDI’s overall business strategy. Before joining DDI in 2006, Simon has held various sales and marketing and general management roles.
Simon’s experience includes: the design and delivery of executive assessment, selection processes, executive coaching, high-potential identification and development, success profiling and competency analysis, general leadership development and succession planning, with companies like Panasonic, AXA and HSBC amongst his clients.
Simon is also a regular commentator in the European business and HR media and has featured on Radio 4, the BBC, BBC World Service, The Times, The Financial Times, Voice of America, Forbes, The Economist and Management Today.
Research Director, Corporate Research Forum
Gillian Pillans has worked as a senior HR practitioner and OD specialist for several organisations including Swiss Re, Vodafone and BAA. Prior to her HR career, she was a management consultant with Deloitte Consulting and is also a qualified solicitor.
Gillian has written various CRF reports on subjects including HR strategy, organisation design and development, leadership development, coaching and diversity.
Senior Consultant, Strategic Dimensions
Karen partners with clients to design and execute recruitment solutions to fulfil talent planning and hiring requirements. She also partners with candidates to support their career objectives and their route to securing a new role or venture.
Prior to rejoining Strategic Dimensions, Karen worked for a talent and business intelligence consultancy. Pre-resourcing, Karen worked as a corporate lawyer in the TMT sector. It was during her time as a lawyer that she got her first exposure to the importance of attraction, engagement and ongoing retention of sought after talent in a competitive market for the best candidates.
Professor of Psychology, University College London
Previously a lecturer in Psychology at Pembroke College, Oxford, Adrian he has been Professor of Psychology at UCL since 1992.
He has lectured widely abroad and held scholarships and visiting professorships at, amongst others, the University of New South Wales, the University of the West Indies, the University of Hong Kong and the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He has also been a Visiting Professor of Management at Henley Management College. He has also been made Adjunct Professor of Management at the Norwegian School of Management and has written over 1000 scientific papers and 80 books.
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1 September 2016
CRF Prague: Introducing Our Pre-Conference Masterclasses
We are delighted to supplement our two-day conference with five masterclass sessions led by experts in their respective fields. These sessions will be highly interactive with a strong focus on recommendations, offering attendees practical takeaways to help drive business performance. Starting at 16.30 on Wednesday 12 October, and lasting 90 minutes, we highly recommend you register for one of these masterclasses to ensure you make the most of your time with us in Prague. The masterclasses will be run by the following organisations: OrgVue, Duke CE, IMD, KPMG and Mercer.Read more Share
15 August 2016
Inclusive Culture Research Brief and Meeting Notes
CRF's final research project for 2016 will focus on diversity and inclusivity. Over the next two months, CRF will be interviewing organisations and leading thinkers to identify what inclusive cultures look like, and the elements that build and sustain them. This document outlines further information on the research, discussions that shaped it and the outputs planned.Read more Share