Four Resources for Accelerating the Transition to a New CHRO Role | Various Sources

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The Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) role continues to be one of the most important in many organizations. Over the last 80 days alone, I have tracked 307 CHRO appointments (hires and promotions) as part of CHROs on the Go. A segment of these appointments is in organizations where the CHRO role is newly created. As CHROs …

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Why Human Resources Chiefs Are Reaching the Corner Office | strategy+business

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As the people component of the CEO role becomes more relevant than ever before, this article highlights how the CHRO role can pave a path to the CEO role. The article cites recent appointments of CEOs who transitioned from the CHRO role, such as Leena Nair, Unilever’s CHRO, named Chanel’s CEO in December 2021. The …

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Leading the People Function: 5 Key Attributes of Chief People Officers — Whether Day One, 100 or 1,000 | Mercer

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This 30-page paper shares five critical attributes that effective Chief People Officers (CPO) deploy — both as leaders of teams and as individuals. The five areas are based on CPO suggestions from global organizations of all sizes. And while the five attributes are informative (by the way I would like to see some research on …

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First 100 Days: A Guide for New-to-Role Heads of HR | Gartner

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Hundreds of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) appointments have been made over the past few months. And it is encouraging to see that many of these appointments are of first-time CHROs. Given the criticality of this transition, it is essential that these new HR leaders effectively plan and execute their transitions so they can gain …

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Chief HR Officer Leadership Vision 2022: 3 Strategic Actions for Success | Gartner

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This 2022 Gartner Leadership Vision for CHROs reference outlines three top-level themes HR leaders should prioritize for 2022. They include: 1) Navigating changing work trends to increase workforce resilience and improve the employee experience. 2) Focus on business-driving activities where senior leadership and the board needs guidance. 3) Move to a more dynamic operating model and upskill capabilities such as agile. Recommended actions …

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Three Resources for Developing Aspects of HR Strategy and Priorities | BCG, Gartner, and SAP

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As HR leaders finalize and/or get ready to share their priorities for the new year with various stakeholders, I wanted to reshare three resources that can guide these efforts. 1) This Gartner resource provides a template to a) identify a shortlist of metrics to describe the HR function’s target state, b) document and monitor key assumptions, c) identify key initiatives and milestones required to …

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New CHRO Playbook: Getting Off to a Strong Start as a New Chief Human Resources Officer | Spencer Stuart

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Several Chief HR Officer (CHRO) appointments have been made in organizations over the past few months. In my own “eyeball analysis” of newly announced CHROs during the last 45 days, I’ve counted at least 250 appointments. As CHROs transition into their new roles, this resource helps them gain momentum through an eight-point plan. The eight points are …

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CHRO Trends 2021 Report | The Talent Strategy Group

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The Fourth Edition of the Chief Human Resources Officer report reviews trends in the CHRO marketplace and introduces the Fortune 200’s new CHROs from 2020. The analysis of CHROs illustrates seven trends in the CHRO marketplace with implications for current and aspiring CHROs. A few insights include Trend 1. CHRO Turnover Declines. The Fortune 200 welcomed 27 …

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The Future of People Management Priorities | BCG

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This excellent 40-page report provides insights from a study of people practices from over 6,600 participants in 113 countries. Using 32 HR and people practices across nine clusters (see Exhibit 2 on p.6 for framework), respondents rated their organization’s current level of capability and each topic’s future importance. In combining these two factors, Exhibit 4 on page nine segments the 32 practices in three categories of …

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