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.
Talent Assessment and Development Manager, APS
Henk is a Talent Assessment and Development Manager providing support to our key clients around assessment services. He has attained an MSc in Occupational Psychology and an MSc in Change Management. He oversees technical support and research projects in collaboration with Professor Adrian Furnham, University College London. Henk provides clients with the full range of assessment services such as job analysis, competency mapping, assessment centre design delivery and evaluation, competency interviewing, feedback and team development to all management levels and he is a regular coach on Advanced People Strategies global trusted advisor workshop programme. Henk delivers Hogan Certification training to industry psychologists and Human Resource professionals and helps organisations integrate Assessment tools into their Talent Management initiatives.
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.
To complement our content, we are pleased to share the latest thinking from our partner within this practice area.
The Value of Values- APS
You can hire the best, most qualified candidate in the world, but if he or she isn’t a good fit for the job or the company, you’re looking at a flight risk.Launch
The Office Play Book- APS
In business, high-performing teams can achieve superior results compared to individuals. Yet, even teams composed of talented individuals rarely perform to their maximum potential.Launch
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August 13th 2018
Case Notes Compendium - Resourcing
Are you interested in different examples of how businesses are responding to the challenges of strategic resourcing in today’s competitive, global, and technology-driven landscape? Then download this compendium to read about different approaches from Cisco, B&Q, McDonald's, Microsoft, and many more!Read Case Study
August 10th 2018
What, When, Why, and How? A Quick Guide to Job Analysis
What is job analysis and when should you conduct one? This one-pager will give you a comprehensive overview of job analysis, why use it and how to carry one out with maximum benefits for the organisation and HR.Read Article
August 2nd 2018
CRF Survey Slide Pack: Resourcing - How HR's Core Competence is Evolving
It is critical that HR professionals build a strategic approach to resourcing - a resourcing strategy closely aligned with the business strategy can help drive the business to success in the face of today’s- and tomorrow’s- challenges. This document contains survey results that informed CRF's research report - 'Resourcing - How HR's Core Competence is Evolving' - and can help you assess the strengths and weaknesses of your current recruitment approach.Read Event Document