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November 13th 2018

The Future of Jobs, Work and Working

What are the forces shaping the future of work and careers? In this CRF report, we take a look at the trends shaping the future of work in 2018 - economic, demographic and technological changes influencing future talent needs today. Recommendations for HR professionals are also discussed.

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  • Talent
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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June 28th 2018

Resourcing - How HR's Core Competence is Evolving

Finding, developing and retaining the talent needed to execute strategy is a key business priority, and is an area where HR can make a substantial strategic contribution. The world of resourcing is rapidly evolving, with technology innovation, social media and shifting candidate expectations leading to new methods for attracting and assessing candidates. Access this CRF report to learn about key developments in resourcing and how to improve the effectiveness of your resourcing processes.

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  • Talent
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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June 28th 2018

The Evolution of the Employer Brand

How strong is your employer brand? Having a strong employer brand is essential for recruiting and retaining the best talent for the organisation. For your candidates, it can be the differentiator between your organisation and your closest competitor. Access this mini report to learn about the brief history of employer branding, as well as key strategies for achieving a strong employer brand.

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  • Talent
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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March 8th 2018

Designing Adaptable Organisations for Tomorrow's Challenges

The context for organisations today is characterised by complexity, rapid technological advances, and digital disruption. Organisations are experiencing fundamental shifts in their business models and have to constantly reinvent themselves in order to remain competitive. Indeed, 89% of respondents to our survey said their organisation had either recently reorganised or had a reorganisation underway. This research report reviews the latest thinking in organisation design, exploring how organisations are seeking to resolve a core tension: how to balance the need for agility and responsiveness to customer needs while achieving the benefits of operating at a global scale. 

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  • Organisation Development & Change
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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.

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  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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December 3rd 2018

Progress - Issue 6 (Full Edition)

The sixth edition of of our e-magazine - Progress - takes a look at the number of topics including the future of work, building high-performing teams, the value of HR analytics and the skills required to succeed in a top HR role. In each issue of Progress we focus on three areas important for every HR professional - your organisation, your role and your career.

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  • Learning & Development
  • People Strategy
  • Analytics & Evaluation
  • Performance Management & Engagement
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December 3rd 2018

Progress - Issue 6: Humility in learning

Within this sixth edition of our e-magazine - Progress - Michael Wade, Professor of Innovation & Strategy at IMD Business School discusses the role of humility in modern leadership.

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  • Leadership
  • Learning & Development
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December 3rd 2018

Progress - Issue 6: How to prepare for the future of work

Withing this sixth edition of oue e-magazine - Progress - Mike Rosenberg, Associate Professor, Strategic Management Department at IESE Business School takes a look at past predictions around the future of work and highlights some possible scenarios that could play out in the future.

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Presentations

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October 30th 2018

Workforce Planning in an Uncertain Context

In this presentation, Wendy Hirsh takes a look at workforce planning in face of uncertainty and provides HR professionals with frameworks and models to consider when planning for future talent needs.

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  • Talent
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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October 30th 2018

Strategic Workforce Planning - a case study from BAE Systems

This presentation from John Whelan looks at workforce planning strategy as part of the overall business planning, and stages of the planning process at BAE Systems that takes into consideration both macro and micro-environment surrounding the business.

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  • Talent
  • People Strategy
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October 30th 2018

The Changing Face of Work

This presentation from Simon Callow at RHR International takes a look at the evolving role of technology and its impact on HR processes.

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  • Talent
  • HR technology
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October 30th 2018

The C-Suite Is Wrong

This presentation take a deep-dive into current workforce statistics in the UK and globally to highlight potential risk areas for workforce planning strategies. The key message? We can't recruit our way out of the workforce crisis (and automation will not help us either).

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  • Talent
  • People Strategy
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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August 20th 2018

CRF Survey Slide Pack: Designing Adaptable Organisations

Today’s organisations exist in a context of rapid and continuous change, digital disruption, and complexity. The key challenge for organisation designers in this context is to balance the organisation’s core tension between agility and scale. Access this document to learn more about the current pace of change and redesign in organisations.

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  • Organisation Development & Change
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August 9th 2018

CRF Survey Slide Pack: Strategic Workforce Analytics

Workforce analytics is a fast-growing discipline in HR, with companies making significant investments in systems, tools and people. This document provides a more detailed look at the results of our survey that informed CRF research report - 'Strategic Workforce Analytics'.

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  • Analytics & Evaluation
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January 15th 2016

Effective HR & Employee Engagement

This is a guide to designing and implementing effective initiatives, interventions or projects. It is written with “engagement” in mind, but has general application.

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  • Performance Management & Engagement
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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January 14th 2016

Performance Improvement Priorities

This simple framework looks at identifying the key performance improvement priorities which add value and are easy to implement across an organisation.

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  • Performance Management & Engagement
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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Videos

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June 21st 2018

Neuroscience for Leadership - Interview with Dr. Tara Swart

Are you interested in neuroscience? Then listen to Dr. Tara Swart, a medical doctor and neuroscientist practising as an executive coach, share some perspectives on the science behind leadership stress, resilience and brain agility.

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  • People Strategy
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January 10th 2018

How can workforce analytics capability be improved?

Are you looking to begin your workforce analytics journey? Perhaps, you are looking to improve your organisation's current HR analytics processes? Listen to our interview with Alec Levenson for some tips on both.

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  • Analytics & Evaluation
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January 10th 2018

What challenges is HR facing with people analytics?

Are you experiencing challenges with your current people analytics efforts? Listen to our interview with Alec Levenson to lean more about the most common mistakes made by those starting out.

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  • Analytics & Evaluation
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July 17th 2017

What are the recent trends in learning? - Interview with Nigel Paine

Catch-up on missed member events by watching our 3-minute videos. In our July 2017 interview, we speak to Nigel Paine, author of 'The Learning Challenge'.

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  • Learning & Development
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