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March 25th 2020

Post Meeting Notes - Coronavirus Pandemic: HR Directors and Experts Discussion Forum

After two Zoom events hosted by CRF with various HR Directors and Experts, we discussed which HR policy actions are being taken during the Coronavirus crisis, how to support a workforce during the crisis, and issues we may be facing around remote working. These post meeting notes give an overview of the discussions.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Being an HR Director
  • Employee Engagement
  • HR Strategy
  • Wellbeing
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March 23rd 2020

Remote Working Recommendations

Remote working has become a significant factor within a flexible working environment, and especially amidst the current outbreak of COVID-19, remote working is a reality for more of us than ever before. This document summarises some recommendations for maximising the effectiveness of this way of working.

  • Tags
  • Productivity
  • Remote Working
  • Coronavirus
  • Communication
  • Wellbeing
  • Employee Engagement
  • Developing Employees
  • HR Strategy
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March 17th 2020

Remote Working Recommendations

Remote working has become a significant factor within a flexible working environment, and especially amidst the current outbreak of COVID-19, remote working is a reality for more of us than ever before. This document summarises some recommendations for maximising the effectiveness of this way of working.

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  • Flexible Working
  • Coronavirus
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March 5th 2020

CRF Creating Purposeful Organisations with Fredrik Schuller

In March 2020, CRF (Corporate Research Forum), held a masterclass titled: HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations. Watch this short interview with one of the event speakers Fredrik Schuller from BTS, answering questions on organisational purpose and the implications for HR.

  • Tags
  • HR Strategy
  • Organisation Design
  • Organisational Structure
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February 19th 2020

CRF Better Conversations with Dr. Wanda Wallace

In February 2020, CRF (Corporate Research Forum), held a member workshop titled: Better Conversations - Why they matter and how to have them, led by Dr. Wanda Wallace. Watch this short interview with Wanda, answering the key questions of why conversations matter for organisation performance, what are the key obstacles to great conversations and what is the role of trust.

  • Tags
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Organisational Performance
  • Culture
  • Employee Engagement
  • Trust
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September 23rd 2019

2020 CRF Learning Programme

CRF Learning is built on Corporate Research Forum’s 25 years of unparalleled HR experience. Our suite of HR learning and development programmes target enhancing the capability of the HR function and the people within it. We’re able to leverage our research and resources to help HR professionals rethink their whole approach to HR, making a fundamental difference to organisational performance. From human resources business partners, to HR directors, managers and facilitators, our 2020 CRF Learning Programme seeks to develop the individuals within HR, whilst also supporting the capability of the people function to deliver the organisational strategy. We can engage with organisations and human resources business partners on a bespoke basis, developing custom solutions tailored to the specific requirements and context of your organisation.

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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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May 22nd 2019

Webinar: Harnessing the HR Technology Revolution

Explore the opportunities and pitfalls of the new HR technology landscape for organisations, featuring Rami Pukkila from Nokia, Ian Bailie of myHRfuture Academy, Nigel Guenole from Goldsmiths, University of London, and Gillian Pillans, CRF’s Research Director.

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May 17th 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: How to Connect with People in a Virtual World with Nick Morgan

Face-to-face communication is becoming rarer in the modern workplace, with ever more interactions taking place virtually. However, research shows that virtual communication is much less effective, and it’s hard to build trust that’s essential to effective relationships at work. In conversation with Nick Morgan, author of Can You Hear Me? How to Connect with People in a Virtual World, we discuss the pitfalls, how to improve communication in remote and/or virtual working environments, and the role HR policies can play.

  • Tags
  • Coaching
  • Culture
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Diversity
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Receiving Feedback
  • Security & Privacy
  • Transformation
  • Coronavirus
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