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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.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Employee Engagement
  • Communication
  • Crisis Management
  • Managing
  • Managing Organisations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Succession Planning
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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 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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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.

  • Tags
  • Flexible Working
  • Coronavirus
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October 11th 2019

Mercer - Agility in Action

At Mercer’s masterclass, delegates learned about how organisations have increased their agility to improve speed, nimbleness and adaptability in order to create a competitive advantage. Delegates were encouraged to answer questions such as how agile is your organisation? How agile do you need to be? And, how can you increase your own personal agility?

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Productivity
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March 15th 2019

The Lateral Organisation: A Solution for Managing Complexity

This document provides a brief overview of the types of lateral capabilities needed to help organisations with managing changes in the business environment. It also explores agility and scale, two core fundamentals in organisations, and how to balance these.

  • Tags
  • Emerging Markets
  • Managing
  • Organisation Development
  • Reorganisation
  • Restructuring
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January 9th 2019

HRD Discussion Paper: Organisational Risk

How aware are your HR leaders and their team of your company’s organisational risks? Almost every example of business misfortune can be reframed as a case of mishandled risk. This paper looks at foreseeable business risks and poses a question - what role does the human element play in mitigating risks?

  • Tags
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Employee Voice
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing Organisations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Motivating People
  • Risk
  • Security & Privacy
  • Transformation
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December 12th 2018

End of Year Review - 2018

In 2018, 1,750 HR professionals attended CRF-led events, with over 300 hours of learning delivered. Over 350 senior HR and business leaders joined us in Lisbon for our 10th International Conference and 500 participants attended CRF Learning programmes. Download our 2018 summary to find out more about our key deliverables from the past 12 months.

  • Tags
  • Career Planning
  • Developing Employees
  • Research & Development
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