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.

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April 9th 2020

Post Meeting Notes – Coronavirus Pandemic: HR Directors & Experts Discussion Forum – How Has the Situation Progressed?

On a Zoom Interactive Event on 8th April, CRF hosted HR Directors and experts in discussion on the coronavirus pandemic. We looked at HR policy actions being taken during the crisis, the questions of how to support the workforce during and beyond the crisis, and how to help leaders lead effectively during this time. This summary shares some of the key insights from the discussion.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Crisis Management
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
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April 2nd 2020

Post Meeting Notes - Leadership & Learning: Peer Exchange Forum

On Wednesday 1st April, CRF hosted members in a virtual peersharing event for Heads of L&D. We discussed how L&D is responding to the Coronavirus crisis, and the priorities L&D needs to focus on in the short, medium and long term. This note sets out the key points of the discussion. The document explores refocusing L&D, rethinking leadership development and repositioning leadership.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Crisis Management
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Learning and Development
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April 1st 2020

Post Meeting Notes - Spring Lecture: Bringing Down the Walls in Social Mobility

On 31st March 2020, CRF hosted members at our annual Spring Lecture, held this year as a Zoom Interactive Event. Professor of Finance Arturo Bris, Director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center, led a discussion of financial, economic, technological, and social development in the context of global competitiveness.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Crisis Management
  • Generational Issues
  • Economics & Society
  • Technology
  • Social Mobility
  • Competitive Strategy
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March 27th 2020

Navigating the All-Remote Workforce: Zoom Interactive Event

On 27th March 2020, CRF hosted members in a virtual peer-sharing event. In conversation with special guests Caroline Arora, People Director, and Adrianne Sale, MD for HR, Hoxby, and each other, we shared experiences and good practice on Remote Working. This video is the footage captured during the Zoom call.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Flexible Working
  • Remote Working
  • Communication
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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 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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