November 14th 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 jobs in 2018 - economic, demographic and technological changes influencing future talent needs today. Recommendations for HR professionals are also discussed.

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  • Analytics
  • Being an HR Director
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Business Models
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Demographics
  • Developing Employees
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Emerging Markets
  • Equal Pay
  • Forecasting
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Generational Issues
  • Gig Economy
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Machine Learning
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Research & Development
  • Restructuring
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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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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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Strategic HR
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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October 8th 2018

Conference Retrospective: Building and Sustaining High Performance Teams

If you have missed our 10th International Conference in Lisbon, this is your definitive guide to CRF Lisbon proceedings and key take-away messages.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Giving Feedback
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Performance Management
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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August 13th 2018

Case Notes Compendium - Resourcing

Are you interested in different examples of how businesses are responding to the challenges of strategic resourcing in today’s competitive, global, and technology-driven landscape? Then download this compendium to read about different approaches from Cisco, B&Q, McDonald's, Microsoft, and many more!

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Conflict
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Demographics
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Employee Voice
  • Equal Pay
  • Flexible Working
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Generational Issues
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Pay
  • Resourcing
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Strategy
  • Wellbeing
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July 9th 2018

Resourcing - How HR's Core Competence Is Evolving

Are you looking to improve your recruitment strategy and win in the war for talent? Access these post-meeting review notes from CRF's workshops in London and Paris - <em><strong>'Resourcing - How HR's Core Competence Is Evolving'</strong></em> - to learn about the steps you can take to improve your organisation's resourcing strategy.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Resourcing
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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July 9th 2018

Executive Summary: 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. Competition for top talent remains strong and companies are required to be more inventive in developing resourcing strategy. Access the executive summary of CRF's research - 'Resourcing - How HR's Core Competence is Evolving' - to discover key findings and recommendations.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Developing Employees
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Employer Brand
  • Giving Feedback
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Research & Development
  • Resourcing
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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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. Access this CRF report to learn about key developments in resourcing and how to improve the effectiveness of your recruitment processes.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Developing Employees
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Employer Brand
  • Generational Issues
  • Giving Feedback
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Research & Development
  • Resourcing
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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June 28th 2018

Speed Read: 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. Access this Speed Read to quickly examine the key areas for resourcing strategy improvement discussed in CRF's research report - Resourcing - How HR's Core Competence is Evolving.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Developing Employees
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Giving Feedback
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Research & Development
  • Resourcing
  • Security & Privacy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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April 23rd 2018

HR Roundtable: The Future of Resourcing

Are you involved in planning your talent and resourcing strategies, and interested in exploring current trends? Then access the post-meeting review notes from CRF's roundtable meeting, where a group of senior HR professionals explored current trends and influences affecting the recruitment function, as well as their relevance for the wider resourcing and HR strategy.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Machine Learning
  • Resourcing
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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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 organisational 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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  • Agility
  • Being an HR Director
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Emerging Markets
  • Equal Pay
  • Executive Compensation
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing Organisations
  • Motivating People
  • Organisation Development
  • Pay
  • Remco
  • Reorganisation
  • Restructuring
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
  • Organisation Design
  • Organisational Structure
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March 8th 2018

Executive Summary: 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. The research report reviews the latest thinking in organisational design, exploring how organisations are seeking to resolve a key 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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  • Agility
  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Emerging Markets
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Managing Organisations
  • Organisation Development
  • Reorganisation
  • Restructuring
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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November 22nd 2017

Compendium of CRF Research 2017

Within this short document, we present the executive summaries from a selection of our most recent work. While each of these articles explore a different issue, there are a number of good practice principles uniting them, all of which are required for a strong, coherent and effective people strategy.

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  • Agility
  • Analytics
  • Being an HR Director
  • Business Education
  • Business Models
  • Business Processes
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Culture
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Diversity
  • Emerging Markets
  • Forecasting
  • Giving Feedback
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • International Business
  • Leading Teams
  • Learning and Development
  • Managing Organisations
  • Managing People
  • Managing Uncertainty
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Negotiations
  • Political Savvy
  • Potential
  • Reorganisation
  • Restructuring
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Sustainability
  • Wellbeing
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