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June 30th 2020

Bird&Bird: Horizon Scanning

Since Bird&Bird's last edition of Horizon Scanning the world has taken a turn that none of us could have predicted. COVID-19 and the tragic death of George Floyd guarantee that the workplace and indeed the workforce will never again be quite the same. COVID-19 has cast the world into a deep recession but its effects are not uniformly felt either by geography or sector. For some employers the priority is cost cutting, for others it is talent attraction and expansion. This edition of Horizon Scanning cannot hope to do more than provide a snapshot of a rapidly changing workplace.

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June 8th 2020

Post Covid - 19 Planning Tool

The current crisis has caused many businesses to rethink their strategies and tactics. There are winners and losers, but its hard to think of a company that will be unaffected. As we all know, HR plans and strategies flow from the business strategy – so is it time to re-evaluate our HR plans based on the changed or changing reality

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  • Coronavirus
  • HR Strategy
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June 4th 2020

The Agile Leader- Sam Poole

Many leaders today find it challenging to cope with the increasing pace of change, much of which is driven by the digitization of products, processes, and business models. Agile leadership is a response to these new demands, a set of competencies, and related business behaviors that help leaders thrive in increasingly volatile environments.

  • Tags
  • Leadership Development
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Coronavirus
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June 4th 2020

Agile Leadership Slides

See below slides from Zoom Interactive Event: Developing Adaptive Leadership for Times of Crisis and Beyond

  • Tags
  • Leadership Development
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Coronavirus
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June 4th 2020

Redefining Leadership for a Digital Age

Many leaders today find it challenging to cope with the increasing pace and unpredictability of change. For a large number of companies, the root cause of this change is disruption fueled by digitization of products, processes, and business models. This report seeks to explore the skills, competencies, and behaviors that leaders require to succeed in environments characterized by such disruption

  • Tags
  • Leadership Development
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Coronavirus
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June 1st 2020

Returning To The Workplace

What does HR need to be thinking about as businesses begin to return to work?

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Employee Engagement
  • Wellbeing
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April 7th 2020

Developing Talent in a Crisis (Without a Budget)

A crisis is a great context in which to develop managers, deploy talent and utilise your talent framework. As Alan Mumford describes in Making Experience Pay, senior managers often identify a crisis at an early stage in their careers as being a very formative experience in their development. But how do you develop talent during a crisis like coronavirus, when budgets may be minuscule or non-existent? Here, we bring together key insights and ideas from across CRF’s expert network.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Crisis Management
  • Talent Management
  • Talent
  • Learning and Development
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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.

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  • Coronavirus
  • Employee Engagement
  • Communication
  • Crisis Management
  • Managing
  • Managing Organisations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Succession Planning
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March 23rd 2020

CRF Coronavirus Statement

The circumstances of the last few weeks have had an unprecedented impact on individuals, business and society as a whole. Whilst we are all uncertain as to the future, we have to make some decisions and assumptions about the Coronavirus epidemic and how CRF will continue to deliver value and support to our members, partners and broader network.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Employee Engagement
  • Wellbeing
  • HR Strategy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
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