CHRO to CEO: Stairway to Heaven

China Gorman

After analysis, Korn Ferry found that across functions, best-in-class leaders have greater levels of emotional awareness and competence in six key areas: Tolerance of ambiguity.

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An Interview with Diane Gherson, CHRO at IBM, on Driving Organizational Transformation

HR Digest

Today, as Diane Gherson, CHRO IBM, transforms global workforce outcomes through talent analytics and data, she is not afraid to put forward profoundly ambitious and path-breaking ideas. The CHRO of IBM, Diane Gherson however, has different views and she has translated the term “human+machine interaction” into HRM practices. According to Diane Gherson, “speed and innovation” are two essential organizational competencies in the digital era. Diane Gherson | CHRO, IBM.


Michael Fraccaro, CHRO at Mastercard, on the value of business resource groups

HR Digest

It can empower people to take a point of view and allow the organization to benefit from diverse points of view. Michael Fraccaro: Understanding the trends that are driving change for our business and making sure we innovate our people practices to address those changes is essential to how we compete, succeed and set ourselves apart as a company. The post Michael Fraccaro, CHRO at Mastercard, on the value of business resource groups appeared first on The HR Digest.


Are HR's diversity and inclusion strategies proprietary information?

Steve Boese

Companies suing each other after an employee leaves one company to join another, especially when the companies are competitors, over the details in the employee's non-compete agreement is not all that uncommon. Here are some details and context from coverage in Business Insider - Microsoft just hired a chief diversity officer - and IBM is suing them over it : Tech companies have a less than stellar record hiring women and minorities. HR Recruiting diversity hiring workplace

Cutting-Edge Change

HRO Today

Subsequently, my previous company realised they needed a more diverse team. And we’ve introduced HireFit, which helps us screen candidates based on Li & Fung’s leadership competency framework. Now our recruiters do not need to spend too much time doing competency analysis.

Link, Don’t Rank


As little girls, we’ve been trained to compete to be the prettiest, the most popular, the skinniest. In corporate speak, the CWN Summit gave women (and men) the chance to share their thoughts on gender diversity hot topics and their impact in today’s workplace.

Gender Parity: Lead the Way, HR


Interestingly, other Korn Ferry research shows a distinct correlation between CEO and CHRO competencies, but women are still not making it to the very top spot at the rate they should.”. career development diversity gender diversity HR profession


Top Skills of High Performing HR Data Scientists


The support of the CHRO and other key leaders can go a long way in ensuring organization-wide interest in people analytics, but you will need other enablers to evangelize adoption. Cognitively diverse teams typically outperform cognitively homogenous ones —and HR data science leaders know it.

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4 Top Reasons CHROs Are Contenders In The C-Suite

SAP Innovation

Among them is a bona fide potential game-changer: the CHRO. Just as the other talented people occupying those Knoll chairs in the conference room all have specific purviews that complement the central focal point of the CEO , the CHRO does as well.

How to Turn Your Vision for Data-Driven HR into a Reality


If you are a people analytics champion, you need to build a business case that is compelling (appeals to many stakeholders and connects with financial outcomes), complete (covers all the options for delivering analytics), and durable (can compete with investment requests coming from outside HR).

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HR Leadership Lessons from Non-Traditional CHROs


CHRO’s who come from non-HR backgrounds discover that HR is the most impactful of all functions. CHRO’s from non-HR backgrounds say the CHRO role can be the best and most impactful of all leadership positions.

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Analytics in Hiring: 4 Ways AI Helps You Find Non-Obvious Talent


Your talent base defines your competitive advantage,” asserts Kathie Patterson , CHRO at Ally Financial. When companies build a talent base with diverse abilities, its approach to products, services, problem-solving and customer service also diversifies. .

Why Connecting Workforce Outcomes to Business Outcomes Matters


The CHRO of a large organization had called to get advice on a vexing issue. Many of us in the room wondered if the CHRO should consider objecting to the deal. It worked, and the CHRO saved the company $10 million.

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7 Skills HR Technologists Will Need in the Next Eight Years


CHRO’s will demand an explanation of the impact new technology will have on overall financial goals, and so those evaluating and recommending technology must always be aware of what’s going on inside the business — and outside it. Cross-Cultural and Technological Competency.

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How AI Talent Intelligence Platforms Transform HR for the Better


That’s the company that every Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) and hiring manager should want to build. Even worse, they routinely fail to improve diversity and inclusion (D&I) by failing to remove data that trigger bias.


The Importance of Articulating “Why” When Providing Feedback

Something Different

Ergo, I am constantly soliciting feedback from my direct reports (whilst at the same time conducting a personal assessment of my own people management competencies) to understand how I can be a stronger team leader.

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6 Skills Every HR Technology Leader Must Develop Starting in 2017


In the paper, The New HR Competencies: Business Partnering from the Outside-In , Dave Ulrich and his team found that: “High-performing HR professionals think and act from the outside-in. Cross-Cultural and Technological Competency.

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Career Champions

HRO Today

Mentoring is fundamentally rooted in creating and sustaining connections between people of diverse backgrounds for the purpose of sharing insights, perspectives, and experiences that are of benefit, more often than not, to both the mentor and mentee,” says Ginger Gregory, CHRO of Biogen. “It

Developing & Engaging Leaders

Select International

Talent work is done best when supported from the top – CEO, President, and CHRO. Competency modeling and keeping things simple. More specifically, starting with the development of a robust competency model is essential to drive other programs.


6 Strategies For the Insurance Industry to Attract and Retain Millennials


Purpose is key,” says Pat Wadors , CHRO at ServiceNow. AbbVie Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition Sheila Stygar explains that her former employer, PepsiCo, had to reinvent its employer brand to compete with tech companies for STEM and millennials employees. “We’re

The Unincorporated Workforce

HRO Today

CHRO Jo Mason explains DXC Technology’s agile approach to attracting and retaining talent. The digital landscape creates challenges; competing organizations are fighting for the same skills. Mason: Diversity and inclusion (D&I). I love the diversity of our workforce.


It’s 2020: Are You Ready to Cross the Talent Chasm?


These thought leaders reported that the labor pool, which was dominated by white males, would become more demographically diverse in terms of gender, ethnicity and age, ultimately, creating a “minority-majority” workforce. Cultural diversity. As organizations compete for the same top talent, their recruiting tactics will need include next-gen execution strategies.


How AI Talent Intelligence Platforms Can Transform HR For The Better


Why does one startup flourish and a competing one in the same market struggle? Creating a company like that needs to be the goal of every Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) and hiring manager.


GattiHR’s Annual Leadership Survey Goes Global!


Recruiting great talent, maintaining employee health & wellness, improving diversity and inclusion, navigating generational differences, managing social media and branding, and a myriad of employee engagement related issues aren’t just “HR issues”. Going Global.

Conference Twitter Primer #SHRM18


Nextchat #HR #HRtribe #SHRM18Blogger #SHRM #SHRM18Steps #SHRMtalent #hrtech #HROnPurpose #worktrends #HRHighSteppers #HRSocialHour #DTHR #Leadership #SHRMStore #CHRO #FutureofWork #Inclusion #Workplace #SHRMTech18. JimLinkHR : #CHRO @RandstadUSA, leading #humancapital strategy.

How to Lead in Today’s Changing Workforce


Listen to Jim Link, CHRO at Randstad, lead by moderator Shannon Pritchett speak about his work passions and insights around 1) Generational strategies, 2) Re-imagining today’s workforce structure, and 3) New leadership competencies for GenZ.

Highlights of i4cp’s 2018 Conference – Next Practices Now – Day 1


Ellen Shook, Accenture’s CHRO, provided example after example of thinking differently about the challenges facing the intersection of emerging disruptive workforce technologies and workforce development. Aside from the great diversity across industries and the varying nature of the organizations, most interesting was how in many ways these innovative practices provided additional examples of how to meet the future challenges outlined by the other speakers of day one.

Redefining Social: Get Your Head Out of Your Apps!

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

It is true that many social media tools are beneficial to our function, as they expand our access to candidates and provide diverse avenues for interaction. Christine has over 25 years of diverse HR experience. By Christine Mellon.


When Hiring Is Not Enough: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Rallyware for Human Resources

At Google , they know that many competing companies such as Facebook or Twitter are also hunting for the best talent. For example, Volvo needed new people with different skills to move into the premium-brand tier and compete with mass-market leaders like Toyota and GM. Björn Sällström, CHRO at Volvo, examined the company’s existing workforce and came to an interesting conclusion: Technically, cars today are very different from ten years ago.


Retail talent in the spotlight

HR Times

Retailers are competing with all industries for digitally savvy talent, which includes not only developers, technologists, and ecommerce specialists but also millennials and other digital natives in general. Posted by Nathan Sloan on December 16, 2016.


Retail talent in the spotlight

HR Times

Retailers are competing with all industries for digitally savvy talent, which includes not only developers, technologists, and ecommerce specialists but also millennials and other digital natives in general. Posted by Nathan Sloan on December 16, 2016.


Smart HR IT Brings New Insights to Age-Old HR Challenges

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

For Joyce Westerdahl, CHRO at Oracle, the key is keeping her eye on the business. Even during tough recessions, we are always competing for top talent. Westerdahl: Our acquisition journey has created an incredibly diverse environment, from both a talent and a technology perspective.

Workday Podcast: Find, Engage, Retain: Building a Culture of Harmony at Warner Music Group


I don’t think we’re where we want to be, and I think there’s probably a lot of organizations that would say the same because we’re all competing against each other for that same key talent. Our CHRO has a great seat at the board, and she definitely drives forward the people strategy and has a lot of respect from her peers.

Golden nuggets of HR wisdom from #SHRM17


And, to be trustworthy, you have to have integrity, competence and compassion. Demographic shifts have made workplaces more diverse than ever before. Rishing, CHRO, chairman of SHRM.

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Top 5 Takeaways from the 2017 ASHHRA Conference


Zayid is not alone in advocating for diversity in employment. Presenters Eric Stastny , Vice President of Operations and CHRO with Emerson Hospital, and Michael Bertoncini, Shareholder at Jackson Lewis , led an enlightening session on this topic.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018


HRTech #FutureofWork #AI #HCM #Leadership #Recruiting #WomenInTech #HRTechnology #Digitalworkplace #TalentMobility #CHRO #PeopleAnalytics #HRTechExpo #EmployeExperience #WomenInBusiness #Analytics #Chatbot #Blockchain #EmployeeExperience. Diversity !=

6 Priorities CEOs Care Most About


And it’s not getting any better: PwC reports companies are predicting a more diverse set of global regulatory regimes and requirements in the future. Increasingly, transformations need to happen simultaneously across multiple parts of the business, requiring organizational agility, a willingness to change, and embracing innovation as a core competency. In future posts, we’ll dive more deeply into the role that the CFO, CHRO, and CIO play in helping address these challenges.