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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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November 3rd 2017

Research Report: Strategic Workforce Analytics

Workforce analytics has become a hot topic in organisations over recent years, with significant claims of potential business benefits. And yet only a quarter (27%) of respondents to a recent CRF survey find that their organisation's workforce analytics capability allows them to identify opportunities to make decisions that lead to better business outcomes frequently or consistently. It is evident that while there is demand for HR Analytics in organisations, companies are struggling to implement workforce analytics programmes and drive results through HR Analytics.

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  • Analytics & Evaluation
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Articles

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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.

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  • Talent
  • Analytics & Evaluation
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August 9th 2018

Six Critical Stakeholders for Workforce Analytics Success

What does the HR function need to execute workforce analytics successfully? This article focuses on the stakeholders and champions that can help ensure successful implementation of the HR analytics project.

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  • Analytics & Evaluation
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July 18th 2018

'Star Performers': Worth the Investment?

A critical business advantage of investing in good resourcing practices is that these practices help businesses to predict tomorrow’s star performers. Why are star performers so valuable to a business?

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  • Talent
  • Performance Management & Engagement
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January 12th 2018

HR Directors' Briefing Paper: Facing Disruption

Are you worried about potential disruptors within your business field and how they might affect the future of your organisation? Perhaps, you have identified some already and need effective strategies to prepare your business? In this paper we highlight some new or newish trends that may significantly influence your business and suggest some coping mechanisms to ensure that both HR and the overall business can survive in the face of new challenges.

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  • Risk & Governance
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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Presentations

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April 25th 2018

What is Organisational Culture and Why Should we Care?

Why do some organisations seem to be identified by their culture, their way of doing things, of treating their employees and interacting in the market place whilst other successful organisations keep a low profile and rarely figure in organisational culture debates? Who are these organisations and who gets it right? Access the handouts from CRF's masterclass on culture change to understand why we should pay a close attention to organisational culture.

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  • Culture
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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April 25th 2018

Culture Change: It's all about the people

What is the role of leadership in culture building? Access this presentation from Garry Ridge, President & CEO of WD-40 to understand the importance of certain leadership traits and behaviours that have a profound effect on organisational culture.

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  • Leadership
  • Culture
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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April 25th 2018

Culture Change: AAI - Viral Change

Download a case study presentation from Boehringer Ingelheim to learn about the organisation, their vision and how it translates in to organisational culture.

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  • Culture
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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March 23rd 2018

Research Overview - Designing Adaptable Organisations

Are you short on time and looking for a quick overview of CRF research? Then download the slides from CRF's event - 'Designing Adaptable Organisations for Tomorrow's Challenges' - to explore the main themes of the research and to explores HR's role in organisation design.

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  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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Tools

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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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