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The Top 5 Trends in German HR in the 2020s

The HR trends shaping work in the coming decade are already here – we present five that will impact Germany over the next ten years.

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China: The Master of Succession Planning

Despite the current uncertainties in China, it has a strong economic outlook and a demand for talent from around the world. This is especially noteworthy for the global HR community.
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Well-Being

Well-Being at Work 
(Wherever That Might Be)

Well-being at work has been growing in importance over the years. Without the right focus and action, the workplace can cause or contribute to many forms of both physical and mental illness. We showcase some of the latest thinking on well-being and explore its importance to organisations.
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Engaging a Remote Workforce – Maximizing Productivity

Many individuals and organizations have found themselves suddenly confronting the challenges of a remote workforce. ChapmanCG embraced virtual working from our inception. In this article, we share some best practices and insights from ourselves and global HR leaders.
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Global HR Leaders Look to an Agile Future

The workplace is changing in unprecedented ways. We see HR pushed to the forefront of businesses, playing a critical role in becoming a driver of agility, and enabling a new type of organisation designed around a more responsive and nimbler workforce.
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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership 
(And Why We Need It
) 

Today’s leaders must be able to understand themselves and their teams to be able to get the best of the people they lead. In this article, we look at the impact emotionally intelligent leadership has on organizations.   
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Alan Mait

Managing Director

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Alan Mait

Managing Director

Alan Mait is a Managing Director with ChapmanCG based in The United States. He is a trained Barrister-at-Law with 16 years’ executive search and recruitment experience spanning North America, Latin America, Asia, and the United Kingdom. Today, Alan is responsible for executive search for ChapmanCG’s top clients across The Americas region. Within the U.S., Alan has led successful searches for global, regional and country level HR generalist and specialist roles nationwide. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Alan worked in Hong Kong with a highly reputable boutique retained search firm.

Throughout his career, Alan has learned the value of cultivating, maintaining and enhancing relationships with senior business and HR leaders, offering credible and accurate market information to aid key hiring decisions. His successes have fueled a desire to keep learning and to appreciate the unique challenges inherent in each hiring process. He is passionate about bringing greater diversity into organizations and helping the next generation of leaders achieve great things.

A keen sportsman, Alan spends most of his spare time in the boxing ring or gym and enjoys the occasional stroll around a golf course.

Latest Articles by Alan

ChapmanCG News 28 December 2020

A look back at top articles from 2020

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Global HR Updates 29 April 2020

Global HR Update Q2 2020

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Global HR Updates 25 February 2020

Global HR Update Q1 2020

In this edition of our Global HR Update, we will be looking broadly at key…

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Culture & Business Transformation 31 December 2019

Our Top Human Resource Articles for 2019

As we close out the year, we'd like to bring you the top ten most…

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HR Trends 25 November 2019

ChapmanCG Top HR Podcasts for 2019

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Global HR Updates 6 November 2019

Global HR Update Q4 2019

In this edition of our Global HR Update, we share our outlook for the fourth…

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HR Trends 20 February 2019

HR and Talent Trends in Toronto

Toronto is a city that is a rapidly taking its place on the world’s financial…

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ChapmanCG News 10 January 2019

Top HR Podcasts of 2018

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Total Rewards 6 January 2019

An HR Leader’s Guide to Compensation and Benefits

Traditionally, many rewards functions have offered compensation and benefits that are ‘one size fits all’.…

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Digital Transformation 22 October 2018

Five Ways Digitalisation Will Impact HR

Digitalisation is transforming the function of human resources. As organisations look more-and-more towards digitalising their systems…

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Katherine Qu

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Katherine Qu

Senior Director

Katherine is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG, based in Singapore. She works with the global team to identify top HR talent across Asia, North America, and Europe.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Katherine started her own executive search business in Beijing, which focused on senior executive roles for leading Chinese companies in the consumer, healthcare and real estate industries. Subsequently, Katherine held positions with Hudson and Charterhouse Partnership, a boutique executive search firm based in Singapore. Katherine has also had extensive industry experience across different sectors with global leaders such as Pepsi, Pfizer, and Lenovo.

Katherine was born in China and was educated in both China and the United States, achieving her Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland. She has worked in China, Singapore and the United States, and speaks both Mandarin and English fluently.

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Latest Articles by Katherine

ChapmanCG News 28 December 2020

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The Top 5 Trends in German HR in the 2020s The HR trends shaping work…

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Talent Development 14 January 2020

What Should You Consider for Your Next HR Move?

When considering the next move in your HR career, be sure to take a long-term…

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Future of Work 16 December 2019

The Future Workforce

We recently brought together an expert group of Talent, Learning & OD Leaders for a…

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Talent Acquisition 25 November 2019

How Are Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding Evolving

Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding is evolving. Up for debate is how HR leaders are…

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Talent Development 23 October 2019

What Are CHROs Looking For in Their Heads of Talent?

Chief HR Officers have seen their responsibilities evolve over the years and many are taking…

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Wellbeing 7 October 2019

What Are the Trends for Workplace Mental Health?

Taking a more detailed look at the latest trends for workplace mental health, hear from…

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Talent Development 25 September 2019

Shifting Talent Requirements for HR Teams

Data and analytics are being used not only to inform business decisions, but in the…

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Talent Development 5 September 2019

How Can HR Business Partners Stand Out?

Our latest video features leading members of ChapmanCG discussing how they can help HR leaders…

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Diversity and Inclusion 28 August 2019

Improving Diversity and Inclusion

Improving workplace diversity and inclusivity is a must in any business if you're to head…

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HR Trends 11 August 2019

Trends in Employee and Workplace Wellbeing

Research into trends in employee and workplace wellbeing suggests that happier people are 12 percent…

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Lucy Allard

Director

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Lucy Allard

Director

Lucy is a Director with ChapmanCG based in London. Her recruitment career spans over 10 years working across Singapore, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. She works with the team to identify high-calibre HR talent across Europe, as well as globally.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Lucy held a variety of senior consulting roles at Profile Search & Selection and a boutique Singapore-based search firm, where she was instrumental in growing the firm’s HR network. Lucy has also worked as an in-house search consultant within the travel and leisure industry. Before moving into executive search, Lucy worked at M&C Saatchi for several years in account management.

Lucy holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Manchester. Outside work, Lucy enjoys traveling and being as active as possible, be it skiing, yoga, tennis or simply running around after her three young children.

Nicola Hasling

Director

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Nicola Hasling

Director

Nicola Hasling is a Director with ChapmanCG and is based in Houston in the United States. She leads senior searches for ChapmanCG’s major clients across a range of industries and identifies high-caliber CHRO and senior HR executive talent.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Nicola was with Heidrick & Struggles International where she was a core member of the firm’s CHRO, CEO and Board of Directors, Private Equity, and Energy and Natural Resources practices.

She has over 15 years’ experience in executive search, including managing the Houston office of a United Kingdom-based search firm and conducting senior-level assignments across Europe. In her earlier career, Nicola also worked in human resources management roles, corporate sales and for the diplomatic service in London and Prague.

Nicola grew up in the United Kingdom and holds an MBA from Henley Management College, England. Now living in Houston, Texas with her family, she is a keen tennis player and enjoys spending time with her horse, including competing in eventing.

René Rosso

Senior Director

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René Rosso

Senior Director

René is a Senior Director at ChapmanCG based in Germany. He focuses on senior executive HR search mandates across Germany and EMEA while partnering with local and global clients.

René has extensive experience and knowledge in the recruitment industry, having spent the last 8 years focussing on multi-sector HR positions.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG René helped established three recruitment agencies in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf from scratch. In his last position René launched and led the German business for Frazer Jones, a UK-based recruitment agency for Human Resources positions, where he was responsible for building the business and shaping local teams while delivering senior HR mandates for national and global clients.

René studied political sciences, Anglo-American history and English and holds a diploma in Information Economics from the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne. Before moving into the recruitment business in 2006, René worked in the media sector as information specialist, including five years at RTL, one Europe’s biggest broadcasting companies.

René, who supports his Borussia Mönchengladbach, enjoys quality time with family and friends, going to indie concerts and loves being outside hiking or running his yearly marathon and competes in his local triathlon club.

Steve Brown

Managing Director

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Steve Brown

Managing Director

Steve Brown is Managing Director with ChapmanCG based between Singapore, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. He leads the ChapmanCG team across Southeast Asia and Greater China. Steve has 20+ years’ experience in the search industry, gained in the United Kingdom and the Asia Pacific.

Steve has developed a strong track record of successfully delivering multiple high-profile HR searches across Asia, and across various industry sectors. He is passionate about fostering long-term partnerships with HR influencers and top HR talent regionally and globally.

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Latest Articles by Steve

ChapmanCG News 28 December 2020

A look back at top articles from 2020

The Top 5 Trends in German HR in the 2020s The HR trends shaping work…

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Read
Global HR Updates 29 April 2020

Global HR Update Q2 2020

We are seeing the HR profession going through substantial change as a result of the…

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Employee Engagement 10 April 2020

Agile leadership in uncertain times

Around the world companies are going through drastic changes and the HR community has been…

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Talent Development 14 January 2020

What Should You Consider for Your Next HR Move?

When considering the next move in your HR career, be sure to take a long-term…

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Future of Work 16 December 2019

The Future Workforce

We recently brought together an expert group of Talent, Learning & OD Leaders for a…

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Employee Engagement 6 December 2019

Cracking the Code on Employee Experience

Close to one hundred HR leaders came together and shared their thoughts and views on…

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Talent Development 23 October 2019

What Are CHROs Looking For in Their Heads of Talent?

Chief HR Officers have seen their responsibilities evolve over the years and many are taking…

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Wellbeing 7 October 2019

What Are the Trends for Workplace Mental Health?

Taking a more detailed look at the latest trends for workplace mental health, hear from…

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Talent Development 5 September 2019

How Can HR Business Partners Stand Out?

Our latest video features leading members of ChapmanCG discussing how they can help HR leaders…

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Diversity and Inclusion 28 August 2019

Improving Diversity and Inclusion

Improving workplace diversity and inclusivity is a must in any business if you're to head…

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Watch
Tim Spriggs

Managing Director

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Tim Spriggs

Managing Director

Tim Spriggs is a Managing Director with ChapmanCG based in the UK. He works with the team to identify high-calibre HR talent across EMEA and internationally.

Tim has worked on behalf of some of the top global multinationals and has a background in global HR search. He works with our teams across Europe, APAC and North America to foster our strong links between our global headquarters and the regions.

Tim spent five years in Singapore where he was instrumental in building the China business and covered international work out of Asia. Prior to ChapmanCG, Tim worked for JD Haspel, a boutique London-based executive search firm, where he specialised in EMEA HR search assignments across multiple sectors including technology, pharmaceuticals, financial services and natural resources.

Before moving into executive search, Tim’s passion for sport led him to his first career in sports marketing and media sponsorship with Octagon. He has a BA (Hons) in American Studies from the University of Nottingham, and a CIM Diploma from the London School of Marketing.

In his spare time, Tim enjoys running and cycling in the Chilterns and is known to have the occasional swim in the Thames near his home in Henley.

Latest Articles by Tim

ChapmanCG News 28 December 2020

A look back at top articles from 2020

The Top 5 Trends in German HR in the 2020s The HR trends shaping work…

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ChapmanCG News 1 December 2020

Global HR Update Q4 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, the HR community is reflecting on the challenges of…

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Talent Acquisition 4 September 2020

A Perspective on Global Talent Acquisition Priorities

From the outset of the global pandemic, Talent Acquisition functions in many organisations have been…

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Future of Work 17 March 2020

Developing Fit for Purpose Leaders for the Future

Hosted at the Zurich headquarters of ABB, The Chapman Consulting Group bought together HR global…

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Culture & Business Transformation 31 December 2019

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Talent Acquisition 3 December 2019

How is Talent Acquisition Evolving for the Future Workforce?

ChapmanCG’s UK team was joined by a group of Global and Regional Talent Acquisition Leaders…

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HR Trends 25 November 2019

ChapmanCG Top HR Podcasts for 2019

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Future of Work 29 May 2019

Destination Agile: HR’s Role in the Journey

A group of HR leaders took part in this session with a topic of ‘Destination Agile:…

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Future of Work 19 January 2019

Re-imagining Performance Management

As companies continue to grapple with finding an effective performance management solution, HR leaders are…

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ChapmanCG News 10 January 2019

Top HR Podcasts of 2018

Since our launch of the ChapmanCG Global HR Interview podcast series in 2015, we have…

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