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July 2nd 2020

Post Meeting Notes – HRBP's: Reset And Thrive – Helping Businesses Prepare For An Uncertain Future

On 1st July 2020, CRF members gathered for HRBPs: Reset and Thrive – Helping Businesses Prepare for an Uncertain Future, a Zoom Interactive Event. Director of CRF Learning Nick Holley and Neil Morrison, Director of HR, Severn Trent, discussed how HRBPs can help their organisations thrive in the post-COVID-19 landscape.

  • Tags
  • Learning and Development
  • Coronavirus
  • Leadership
  • HR Business Partnering
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July 1st 2020

HRBPs: Reset and Thrive – Helping Businesses Prepare for an Uncertain Future Zoom Interactive Event

On 1st July 2020, CRF members gathered for HRBPs: Reset and Thrive – Helping Businesses Prepare for an Uncertain Future, a Zoom Interactive Event. Director of CRF Learning Nick Holley and Neil Morrison, Director of HR, Severn Trent, discussed how HRBPs can help their organisations thrive in the post-COVID-19 landscape.

  • Tags
  • HR Business Partnering
  • Managing Uncertainty
  • Future of Work
  • Coronavirus Crisis
  • COVID-19
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March 31st 2020

Coronavirus: What Should HR Be Doing?

In a time of crisis, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is having huge implications on business. How can HR respond and what should HR be doing? How can HR be preparing for the future in times of uncertainty? The document explores these in terms of productivity, remotivating, communication, planning and learning.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Communication
  • Learning and Development
  • Succession Planning
  • Strategy
  • Crisis Management
  • Productivity
  • Employee Retention
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March 27th 2020

Practical Steps for HR

What practical steps can HR take in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic? We list these into five categories: Communication, Supporting your Managers, Cost Reduction & Business Protection, Online Resources and Scenario Planning for the Future.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Employee Engagement
  • Communication
  • Crisis Management
  • Managing
  • Managing Organisations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Succession Planning
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March 27th 2020

Navigating the All-Remote Workforce: Zoom Interactive Event

On 27th March 2020, CRF hosted members in a virtual peer-sharing event. In conversation with special guests Caroline Arora, People Director, and Adrianne Sale, MD for HR, Hoxby, and each other, we shared experiences and good practice on Remote Working. This video is the footage captured during the Zoom call.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Flexible Working
  • Remote Working
  • Communication
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March 5th 2020

Aligning your Employee Experience with your Brand

This presentation was given by Amy Sawbridge at the CRF event, HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations in Stockholm. She discusses what a brand stands for and why it matters. How important is brand consistency and how well aligned is your employee experience with your brand?

  • Tags
  • HR Strategy
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employer Brand
  • Business Performance
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February 19th 2020

Better Conversations: Why they Matter and How to Have Them

This presentation from Wanda Wallace is from the CRF Residential Workshop: Better Conversations: Why they Matter and How to Have Them. She explores how much time we should spend preparing for difficult or important conversations and the purpose of our conversations at work. How can we adapt to different styles and best deal with others? What types of defensiveness are there? How do we increase other people's levels of trust in ourselves?

  • Tags
  • HR Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Culture
  • Difficult Conversations
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May 31st 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: Agile HR: Sky UK Case Study with Tracey Waters

Tracey Waters, Head of People Engagement and Development at Sky UK, discusses how her team have deployed agile development techniques to transform their working methods and increase the business impact of learning and development. Tracey describes four behaviours that underpin Sky’s approach: being collaborative, iterative, data-driven and person-centric. We discuss some practical lessons learned from implementing agile.

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Capability Building
  • Career Planning
  • Developing Employees
  • Leading Teams
  • Learning and Development
  • Organisation Development
  • Research & Development
  • Risk
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April 30th 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: Developing Talent Acquisition Strategies to Win the War for Talent with Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Finding and hiring talent is a key business priority, but competition for top talent is fiercer than ever. To succeed, organisations have to develop robust resourcing strategies, using reliable assessment tools and sourcing methods to attract, select and retain the best candidates. In conversation with Professor Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, we discuss the latest technology and trends in resourcing and explore how organisations can make better hiring decisions.

  • Tags
  • Analytics
  • Diversity
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Hiring
  • Machine Learning
  • Security & Privacy
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