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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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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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.

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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How this HR exec built the function from the ground up

HRExecutive

Key HR Challenges: Building an HR function from the ground up for the organization, which had little in the way of HR when McGovern arrived. Key HR Accomplishments: Transitioning a 100% paper-based system to a comprehensive integrated platform. Michelle McGovern.

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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. Here are the top four reasons a CHRO belongs in the C-Suite and everyone will be happier. The CHRO is more like the CEO than you think. One recent CHRO study stressed this nearly seamless new reality.

Dealers Are Hiring HR Leaders from Outside the Auto Industry: What Your Team Can Learn

Hireology

One way top dealers are thinking outside the box when it comes to winning in today’s applicant-driven economy is looking outside the automotive industry for qualified talent across roles – including on the HR team. Below, we’ve outlined a few examples of dealers that have hired HR leaders who don’t necessarily have retail automotive experience and several lessons your dealership can learn as a result. announced the appointment of Erik Lewis as its first CHRO.

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The Disconnect Between People and Business Strategy

Visier

It goes without saying that successful HR functions are strategic: they play a vocal role in critical business decisions and directly manage or impact a majority of most companies’ expenses. Indeed, in today’s resource-competitive environment CEOs are increasingly looking for the CHRO to play a more critical role in influencing business outcomes. This has led to a gulf between the data that CEOs need to run the business effectively and what HR routinely reports on.

The Disconnect Between People and Business Strategy

Visier

It goes without saying that successful HR functions are strategic: they play a vocal role in critical business decisions and directly manage or impact a majority of most companies’ expenses. Indeed, in today’s resource-competitive environment CEOs are increasingly looking for the CHRO to play a more critical role in influencing business outcomes. This has led to a gulf between the data that CEOs need to run the business effectively and what HR routinely reports on.

The Disconnect Between People and Business Strategy

Visier

It goes without saying that successful HR functions are strategic: they play a vocal role in critical business decisions and directly manage or impact a majority of most companies’ expenses. Indeed, in today’s resource-competitive environment CEOs are increasingly looking for the CHRO to play a more critical role in influencing business outcomes. This has led to a gulf between the data that CEOs need to run the business effectively and what HR routinely reports on.

The Week in HR (9.11.2015)

Something Different

Ram Charan has a piece up on HBR here wherein he suggests splitting the CHRO function between administrative (e.g. comp/ben/payroll etc.) His proposal is based on a belief that to be a truly effective business partner to the CEO, a CHRO generally needs to spend time immersed in the business as a line leader or in the finance function. The Week in HR Erin Meyer hr human resources Ram Charan Rebecca Knight Tim Sackett

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Averbook: Here’s why every HR leader needs a digital mandate for 2021

HRExecutive

Spearheading much of the dramatic change were CHROs and other HR leaders responsible for how, where, when and with what resources the workforce could get support, continue to work productively, stay physically safe and mentally well, and remain connected to the organization.

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HR Thought Leader Trends & Predictions for 2021

CakeHR

What will the trials, trends and transformations of 2021 now hold for HR leaders and practitioners? Dave Ulrich – Speaker, Author, Professor, Thought Partner on HR, Leadership, and Organization. Jon Ingham – Author, Strategic HR & OD Consultant.

The Top 40 Job Titles in Human Resources

Ongig

In this article I share 4 pieces of research I hope will assist you in using the most effective HR job titles: HR Job Titles Hierarchy — An pyramid of the basic org chart of HR teams. Examples of the job titles used in the 6 tiers/levels of those HR titles. A pie chart of the 40 most popular HR job titles that candidates search for on Google. A list of the top 22 HR job titles that HR teams ask about (with a brief description). HR Analyst.

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Making the most of HR transformation opportunities during an M&A

HR Times

In our previous post , we made a case for using a merger, acquisition, or divestiture (M&A) as a catalyst for HR transformation. Here we explore a number of the opportunities transformative integration offers to increase HR’s value to the business and achieve high-impact HR. Transformation opportunity: HR service delivery. An initial focus area should be the overarching HR service delivery model—how HR serves its business customers.

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The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier - Talent Acquisition

This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it. Create value through HR. HR’s role is not simply to translate business strategy — but to drive it.

What are the most common mistakes HR organizations make when implementing new tech?

HRExecutive

Influence in HR technology comes from many places, takes many forms and continues to evolve over time. When the HRE /HR Tech Conference team met over to work on this Influencers list , we knew it would be important to consider all aspects of influence. It’s safe to say all, however, are having an important and noticeable impact on where HR technology has been, where it is today and, perhaps most importantly, where it is heading. HR Technology Conference ®.

Sweeten Your Schedule: 3 Sessions You’ll Love at MBX

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Speaker: Wade Larson , CHRO, Wagstaff - @DrWadeLarson. Learn how Wagstaff shifted its new Oracle HCM Cloud into high gear to streamline processes and HR functions, and improve business efficiencies. We'll also hear from Chris Leone, SVP of Oracle HCM Cloud regarding how AI is coming to life in HR technology. Check out VP of HR, Michelle Norman, giving her inspiring keynote at Oracle HCM World 2018.

Q&A with HR tech influencer Jerome Ternynck

HRExecutive

What area of the HR function will be most impacted by emerging technologies, and why? Perhaps we’re biased, but within the HR realm Talent Acquisition (TA) is quickly evolving from an operational into a sales & marketing-like function. While revenue-generating functions need to build a pipeline of leads, nurture deals, and close deals, TA teams need to build a talent pipeline, nurture candidates, and ultimately hire the best candidates. HR Technology

Making the most of HR transformation opportunities during an M&A

Bersin

In our previous post , we made a case for using a merger, acquisition, or divestiture (M&A) as a catalyst for HR transformation. Here we explore a number of the opportunities transformative integration offers to increase HR’s value to the business and achieve high-impact HR. Transformation opportunity: HR service delivery. An initial focus area should be the overarching HR service delivery model—how HR serves its business customers.

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Q&A with Sanford Health’s CIO: Innovating in Healthcare with Workday

Workday

We are operating on an archaic, 30-year-old payroll system and have no HR system of record. These cumbersome processes around payroll, benefits, and onboarding prohibit our teams from contributing to our goals in improving the patient experience. With the back-office work involved across our key areas of operation—from finance to HR to supply chain—it can sometimes be hard to make a connection with what’s happening on the front lines, but it’s so critical.

Understanding the Basics: What Is Human Capital Management Software?

Workday

At its most basic level, human capital management (HCM) is the practice of managing, recruiting and developing a workforce, and is overseen by an organization’s human resources (HR) department. Yet there’s much more to HCM that involves not just direction from HR, but engagement from people managers across an organization: workforce planning, providing learning opportunities, and building a diverse and inclusive culture, to name a few. How is the role of HR evolving? .

Your HR Strategy May Involve a Reduction in Headcount

HR Soul

For many HR professionals, the first week of January is the beginning of a very busy period depending on when your fiscal year begins. It also usually represents the beginning of your annual HR strategic plan. If you have been following our blog, you will know that I am a big proponent of Human Capital and HR Trend reports. I believe they add tremendous value, and drive the thinking as to the strategic direction of the HR function. 2017 HR Strategy Ideas.

300+ Women Leaders in HR! These Women in HR Bring a Unique Blend of People & Strategic Skills.

CakeHR

As you are probably aware from some of our other articles, we love to showcase lists of HR influencers for our readers to follow, such as our quarterly HR Gurus feature and 89+ HR Analytics Influencers post. This is largely because we believe it’s a great resource for business owners (and others working within the HR function) to gather ideas from the insights and articles they share, enabling followers to improve their own business practices.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #282: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Hosts Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss important news and topics in recruiting and HR technology. HR Tech Weekly. Eight Industry Leaders To Headline Virtual HR Tech Event Link ». About HR Tech Weekly. HR Tech Weekly Episodes.