My Conversation with Stephanie Lilak, CHRO at Dunkin' Brands.

The HR Capitalist

Steph and Kris share their favorite HR phrases and Steph shares the common characteristics of the people she considers her BEST HIRES EVER. 9:03 - KD asks Stephanie for her favorite movie that reminds you how crazy her life in HR can be.

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This CHRO approaches health and wellness with a legal mindset

HRExecutive

Maxine Carrington describes herself as 80% HR leader, 20% lawyer. Carrington ultimately became deputy CHRO in late 2018 and a little more than a year later took on one of her biggest challenges yet: the COVID-19 pandemic. Click HERE to register for Spring HR Tech.

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The Removal of McDonald's CHRO Underscores Increased Expectations of HR.

The HR Capitalist

On a related note, it was reported on Monday that the company's CHRO - David Fairhurst - had opted to leave the company. The board didn't evaluate whether he knew or not, they just decided he couldn't stay based on his long-term relationship with the CEO and the sensitivity of the issue related to the responsibility of the HR Function. Regardless of the reason, the separation of McDonald's CHRO Fairhurst is a visible reminder of a shifting landscape for HR leaders.

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How to Become a CHRO

HR Digest

The position of a CHRO or Chief Human Resource Officer is gravely fundamental in every business. That’s why every HR member planning to become a CHRO must first accept the responsibility of being the reason for a success or failure. However, there are crucial steps on how to become a CHRO. Gone are days when CHRO positions are determined by how much experience one has as an HR. So, how can one make it to CHRO? Go beyond HR functions.

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The Essential CHRO Roles Every CEO Must Support

HR Digest

This breeds dissatisfaction of CHRO roles and HR functions in general. Most CEOs rank HRs as the eighth most important function in their organization, according to a research by McKinsey. The HR is supposed to be a true partner to the CEO, just like the CFO. The CHRO functions should be recognized as imperative in building and assigning talent and as the appropriate channel to unleash the organization’s workforce in the most productive sense.

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How CHRO-CEO Partnerships Can Build Career Paths With AI Insights

Eightfold

Research by McKinsey and the Conference Board consistently finds that CEOs worldwide see human capital as a top challenge, and they rank HR as only the eighth or ninth most important function in a company,” say Ram Charan, Dominic Barton, and Dennis Carey in the Harvard Business Review.

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What it Takes to Become a CHRO

Women of HR

If you dream of becoming a CHRO, remember the number 60. By the end of this article, it will remind you of what type of people make it to CHRO and the CHRO hiring trends over the past several years. Here are some interesting results: 60% of CHROs were hired from outside of HR or outside of the company, and. 60% of CHROs have experience outside of HR during their career. Some of you chose the HR profession because you weren’t big fans of numbers.

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Becoming—or grooming—your organization’s next CHRO

HR Times

If your goal is the CHRO chair, how are you preparing yourself to take the helm? If you are a senior HR executive, how are you grooming your successor? Next Generation CHRO Academy. By their own admission, HR executives are struggling to keep up with the near constant change and disruption that characterize business today. The Academy focused on helping them build their own personal leadership skills and networks in preparation for the top HR job.

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Fond of Work: Todd Helms, CHRO at Synovus

Fond

This time for Fond of Work, we spoke with Todd Helms, CHRO at Synovus Financial Corp. Todd is an experienced global HR business partner with diverse exposure to multiple industry sectors. Can you tell me a little bit about yourself and how your first got into the HR space?

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Make way for the data-driven CHRO

Limeade

To help you successfully navigate 2018, we put together a CHRO trends report to cover the five most important trends for every CHRO in the coming year — and tips for leaders who are ready to take action. Over the next couple months, we’ll dive into each trend in our new CHRO trends blog series. Trend #3: THE CHRO STEPS UP AS CHIEF DATA SCIENTIST . CHRO decisions ranging from turnover to compensation, now rely heavily on data. Tags: CHRO trends.

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Fond of Work: Kevin J. Bohan, CHRO and SVP of Human Resources at WernerCo

Fond

Bohan, CHRO and SVP of Human Resources at WernerCo. Kevin is a strategic and commercially-focused global HR leader who believes that culture and top talent bring competitive advantages. Learn more about his journey below: How did you first get into the HR space?

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Becoming—or grooming—your organization’s next CHRO

HR Times

If your goal is the CHRO chair, how are you preparing yourself to take the helm? If you are a senior HR executive, how are you grooming your successor? Next Generation CHRO Academy. By their own admission, HR executives are struggling to keep up with the near constant change and disruption that characterize business today. The Academy focused on helping them build their own personal leadership skills and networks in preparation for the top HR job.

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The CHRO’s Evolving Role in the Employee Experience

HR Daily Advisor

When I talk to HR leaders, they often mention how frustrated their employees are by how difficult it is to get timely answers to simple questions about corporate policies, benefits, workplace amenities, and other everyday issues. In the past, addressing these concerns might have taken a backseat to hiring, training, and other “traditional” HR functions. Too many HR organizations do it the other way around, investing in some big system and then modifying the way they work.

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Ready for a Strategic CHRO?

GattiHR

Ready for a Strategic CHRO? Clients often ask us when is the best time in their company’s evolution to bring a strategic HR leader onto the executive team. Are strategic HR leaders only necessary when the organization is undergoing major workforce issues? Our answer: A strategic HR leader is an indispensable player any time a company is experiencing an important transformation—offensive or defensive—that requires sustained commitment from the workforce.

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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. Leadership skills, confidence and the courage to pursue the unconventional, are the traits that brought her the HR Executive of the Year Award-2018.

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2011-12 CHRO Challenges

Strategic HCM

There are now an awful lot of HR bloggers out there, but I want to ensure this blog is the one you continue to return to for advice on strategic people management and development. I therefore thought it might be appropriate to start this year’s posting by reviewing Cornell CAHRS’ report, the 2011 CHRO challenges (based upon meeting the CEO’s needs for HR). HR capability HR role

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CFO & CHRO: Embracing Digital HR

NGA Human Resources

Traditionally, HR and finance departments have depended on bespoke internal software and solutions to optimise employee administration. Finance Director Europe speaks to Michael Custers at NGA HR about how the company plans to build a culture of more streamlined and efficient digital strategies to bring the two departments closer together. Consider any HR or financial process that was carried out on paper or in an offline form in the past - all of that can be done online today.

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Walt Disney CHRO Jayne Parker to Join Speaker Lineup at the i4cp 2019 Conference

i4cp

What does this mean for HR, and how will the changing nature of work impact the employee experience? Parker, who is responsible for leading Disney’s overall human resources strategy, global talent acquisition, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and many other initiatives for the company’s 199,000 employees around the world, has transformed the HR function, and its impact across the company. How will work continue to be disrupted in the years ahead?

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Freddie Mac CHRO and CDO Jacqueline M. Welch to Deliver Keynote at HRO Today Forum North America

HRO Today

Welch has more than twenty years of experience in innovative human resources (HR) strategy and execution. As head of HR, Welch is responsible for Freddie Mac’s traditional HR functions such as performance management, total well-being, and learning and development, as well as emerging business drivers such as cognitive technologies and artificial intelligence. The post Freddie Mac CHRO and CDO Jacqueline M.

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How this tech enthusiast became an HR leader

HRExecutive

Valenzuela started his tenure as CHRO at HireVue in November, leading all people functions for the HR technology platform, which specializes in video interview software. He has since held HR leadership positions at Dell, SunPower Corp., Related: Spring HR Tech is coming.

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Clearing After the Storm

HRO Today

HR leaders reflect on the lessons learned during the height of COVID-19 and share three ways the world of work has been permanently impacted. And HR is at the forefront, faced with the challenge of developing new workforce strategies in a world that will never be the same again.

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Think you can implement HR technology in 2016 with skills from the 90’s? Think Again!

HR Tech Girl

If you were implementing an ERP platform in the 90’s, it would have been safe to assume that HR function would mostly sit back, and IT (both internal and external resources) would be running the show. Careers CHRO EGM HR HR HR Careers HR For Dummies HR Manager Management Project Management Project Success Talent Technology

i4cp CHRO Board: Focus on Top-line Business Growth is Key for High-Performance Organizations

i4cp

The initial findings of i4cp's current study on the role and structure of HR reinforce the people-profit chain model—specifically, that HR teams in high performance organizations significantly outperform those in low-performing organizations in focusing on “top-line business growth” … in other words, they are aligned to address business issues—was a focus of discussion during the Chief Human Resource Officer Board forum that took place the day before the start of i4cp's annual conference.

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Sumser: How health, safety and ethics will become the heart of HR

HRExecutive

Long-time observers of the HR technology industry traditionally have not considered health and safety to be part of the territory. Two powerful forces—the pandemic and the advance of intelligent tools —are changing HR’s role , the mission it serves and the technology it uses.

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Cognizant of Change

HRO Today

Head of HR Pradeep Bhaskaran shares his organisation’s tech strategies for managing an agile and collaborative international enterprise. In 2007, Pradeep Bhaskaran joined Cognizant to oversee HR for 10 countries around the world.

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What You Need to Know About the Changing Function of HR

Reflektive

Make no mistake, this isn’t just a facelift from new tech tools that help HR professionals do their jobs. It’s a shift in the function of human resources. While traditionally HR focuses on benefits and compensation, overseeing employee engagement and retention, recruitment, diversity, workplace issues, or installing new processes under budget, the new function is a strategic business unit. Benefits of the New Approach to HR. Showing the Business Value of HR.

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Leading in a disruptive world

HR Times

Four takeaways from the 2018 Next Generation CHRO Academy. The lead trend in the 2018 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report is for the C-suite to act as a unified “symphonic” team , rather than a collection of functional specialists. The role of the CHRO has probably evolved more than any other C-suite role over the past 20 years. Fucci noted the CHRO’s top priorities to be leadership, culture, risk, and, above all, agility.

What the CEO Wants From HR But Isn’t Getting

TLNT: The Business of HR

It goes without saying that successful HR functions are strategic. Indeed, in today’s resource-competitive environment, CEOs are increasingly looking for the CHRO to play a more critical role in influencing business outcomes. Organizational Leadership Strategic HR Strategy Featured people analyticsThey play a vocal role in critical business decisions and directly manage or impact a majority of most companies’ expenses.

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Pulse Check: 5 minutes with Erica Volini and Art Mazor

HR Times

We asked Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Erica Volini , US Human Capital leader, and Art Mazor , Human Capital digital leader and global practice leader for HR Strategy & Employee Experience, for their quick take on the current state of work, the workforce, and HR. 2 – What are the top concerns of today’s Chief HR Officers? 3 – What are some of the most notable short-term drivers of change affecting HR functions?

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Elevating HR

DATIS

A recent article by the Harvard Business Review titled, People Before Strategy, discussed how CEOs should be working with the CHRO to elevate HR’s role as a high level strategist within the C-suite. In the article, research showed that CEOs consistently name human capital as their top challenge, yet the same CEOs rank HR as only being the eighth or ninth most important function. Understanding the CHRO Role. The CHRO role is constantly evolving.

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Cutting-Edge Change

HRO Today

How new technologies are revolutionising HR in an Asian icon. Fong’s career did not start in the HR department, though. However, when she was presented with an offer for a regional HR leadership role, she cast aside self-doubt and jumped at the opportunity. Since Fong joined Li & Fung 12 years ago, her responsibilities have grown from HR operations to fostering innovation in the employee experience and driving the digital transformation of the company’s HR function.

If you don’t have a Chief Human Resources Officer you’re behind the curve

Business Management Daily

There’s another C-suite role in town — the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). The HR department is responsible for hiring, managing employee benefits , ensuring labor law compliance, and a myriad of other responsibilities. Without HR, it would be difficult for a company to thrive.

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HCI [VIDEO]: HR’s Big Moment: Leading the Way Forward with People Analytics

Perceptyx

How Will HR Lead into 2021? If the Great Recession of 2008 was the CFO’s big moment, the current COVID-19 pandemic and the social justice movement is the CHRO’s. Strategy HR Analytics

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Leading in a disruptive world

Bersin

Four takeaways from the 2018 Next Generation CHRO Academy. The lead trend in the 2018 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report is for the C-suite to act as a unified “symphonic” team , rather than a collection of functional specialists. The role of the CHRO has probably evolved more than any other C-suite role over the past 20 years. Fucci noted the CHRO’s top priorities to be leadership, culture, risk, and, above all, agility.

Control, Services and Decisions: The Evolution and Impact of the HR Value Proposition

Visier

Does HR drive more effectiveness and organizational performance by improving traditional HR value propositions, such as compliance and services, or by improving decisions? Beyond HR , which was published ten years ago, advocated a “decision science” to advance HR, talent management, work, and organization design. Decisions: Adding value by improving decisions inside and outside the function. We explore this using surveys of HR leaders in over 100 U.S.

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Give #HR the Tools to Become Strategic and Successful

HR Bartender

And, the discussion usually mentions that HR needs to learn the business and numbers. Successful HR pros understand their industry, company, as well as their role. However, I came across a report recently that might offer some insight why this is such a tough transition for HR. Harvard Business review published a report called “ The Changing Role of the CHRO.” Some feel HR should focus on aligning business and talent strategy.

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HR Leadership Lessons from Non-Traditional CHROs

Visier

CHRO’s who come from non-HR backgrounds discover that HR is the most impactful of all functions. Their experience holds important lessons for all HR leaders. CHRO’s from non-HR backgrounds say the CHRO role can be the best and most impactful of all leadership positions. We interviewed CHROs who arrived at the role after careers outside of HR. Yet, our interviews suggest the success function is multiplicative.

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