This practice area focuses on content including resourcing and assessment, workforce planning, diversity, succession planning and specialist development
19 February 2018
2018 International Conference Brochure: Building & Sustaining High Performance Teams
Now in its 10th year, CRF’s annual international conference is one of the largest gatherings of senior HR Directors in Europe, delivering two days of intellectual challenge, stimulation and learning. The theme for this year’s conference is 'Building and Sustaining High Performance Teams – Learning from Analogies’, and will consider the way elite sportspeople, the military and musicians come together and perform at the highest level for sustained periods.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.
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.
Director, 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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February 19th 2018
2018 International Conference Flyer: Building & Sustaining High Performance Teams
Now in its 10th year, CRF’s annual international conference is one of the largest gatherings of senior HR Directors in Europe, delivering two days of intellectual challenge, stimulation and learning. The theme for this year’s conference is 'Building and Sustaining High Performance Teams – Learning from Analogies’. This flyer provides a brief snapshot of the event including keynote speaker line-up, topics and content, and registration details.Read Event Document
January 12th 2018
CRF Learning 2018 Open Programme: Becoming an Effective HRD
This programme will improve capability in planning, implementing and evaluating HR initiatives and supporting delegates in managing key organisational relationships. Attendees will typically be the Head of an HR Centre of Excellence / Expertise, Head of an HR Shared Services Operation or a Senior HR Business Partner, with aspirations of a first HR Director role, or be new in position as a HR Director, or be looking to significantly increase the effectiveness and business impact as an existing HRD.Read Event Document
January 12th 2018
CRF Learning 2018 Open Programme: HRBP- Business Catalyst
This programme will go beyond developing skills to shifting mindsets, and will focus on moving from a HR focus to a business focus. Attendees will be existing HR Business Partners, specialists moving into the role or HR Managers ready for a more strategic position.Read Event Document