May 14th 2020

Post Meeting Notes - Employee Engagement Through The Crisis

On 13th May 2020, CRF members gathered for Employee Engagement Through the Crisis, a Zoom Interactive Peer Exchange. CRF Research Director Gillian Pillans led a conversation with Jamie Cunningham, Senior People Science Consultant at Glint, Sean Mills, Director at ENGAGE, Victoria Talbot, Head of Brand and Engagement and Louise Harrison, Director HR Centre of Expertise at Direct Line Group, and Andy Moat, People Director at B&Q on how to keep employees motivated and engaged in the face of both the personal and business uncertainty engendered by the Covid-19 crisis.

  • Tags
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Relations
  • Coronavirus
  • Crisis Management
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May 13th 2020

Employee Engagement Through The Crisis Zoom Interactive Event

On 13th May 2020, CRF members gathered for Employee Engagement Through the Crisis, a Zoom Interactive Peer Exchange. CRF Research Director Gillian Pillans led a conversation with Jamie Cunningham, Senior People Science Consultant at Glint, Sean Mills, Director at ENGAGE, Victoria Talbot, Head of Brand and Engagement and Louise Harrison, Director HR Centre of Expertise at Direct Line Group, and Andy Moat, People Director at B&Q on how to keep employees motivated and engaged in the face of both the personal and business uncertainty engendered by the Covid-19 crisis.

  • Tags
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Voice
  • Crisis Management
  • Coronavirus
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April 15th 2020

Post Meeting Notes - The Furlough - What Does It Mean For Employee Relations

This PARC webinar was run in response to member queries about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Employment lawyer Martin Warren took us through the background to CJRS and explained the major implications and potential pitfalls. These Post Meeting Notes discuss the key takeaway points from the Zoom Interactive event.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Retention
  • Crisis Management
  • Furlough
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March 30th 2020

Post Meeting Notes - Navigating the All-Remote Workforce: Zoom Interactive Event

Following our CRF Zoom Interactive event on Navigating the All-Remote Workforce during the Coronavirus pandemic, these post meeting notes summarise the key findings. Carmen von Rohr, Content and Digital Manager at CRF was joined by Caroline Arora, People Director, and Adrianne Sale MD for HR, Hoxby, to discuss experiences and good practice on remote working.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Crisis Management
  • Communication
  • Employee Engagement
  • HR Strategy
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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 25th 2020

Post Meeting Notes - Coronavirus Pandemic: HR Directors and Experts Discussion Forum

After two Zoom events hosted by CRF with various HR Directors and Experts, we discussed which HR policy actions are being taken during the Coronavirus crisis, how to support a workforce during the crisis, and issues we may be facing around remote working. These post meeting notes give an overview of the discussions.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Being an HR Director
  • Employee Engagement
  • HR Strategy
  • Wellbeing
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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 5th 2020

Aligning your Employee Experience with your Brand

This presentation was given by Amy Sawbridge at the CRF event, HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations in Stockholm. She discusses what a brand stands for and why it matters. How important is brand consistency and how well aligned is your employee experience with your brand?

  • Tags
  • HR Strategy
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employer Brand
  • Business Performance
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March 5th 2020

HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations - Ericsson Case Study

These slides are from the CRF event, HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations in Stockholm. The case study on Ericsson was presented by Lourdes Pantaleon and Sameer Khanna. They discuss the journey of Ericsson, how they have improved cooperation and collaboration, and what you can do to "get on the move".

  • Tags
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Developing Employees
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Relations
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February 19th 2020

CRF Better Conversations with Dr. Wanda Wallace

In February 2020, CRF (Corporate Research Forum), held a member workshop titled: Better Conversations - Why they matter and how to have them, led by Dr. Wanda Wallace. Watch this short interview with Wanda, answering the key questions of why conversations matter for organisation performance, what are the key obstacles to great conversations and what is the role of trust.

  • Tags
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Organisational Performance
  • Culture
  • Employee Engagement
  • Trust
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February 4th 2019

Case Notes Compendium – Strategic Workforce Analytics

How can the HR function build analytics capability to help deliver the business strategy and improve organisation performance? How are other organisations approaching this and what success are they having with HR analytics in areas of leadership, compensation and benefits, talent management, and recruitment? Find out from this compendium of case studies.

  • Tags
  • Analytics
  • Employee Engagement
  • Leadership
  • Machine Learning
  • Productivity
  • Strategic HR
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