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Our Top Human Resource Articles for 2019

As we close out the year, we’d like to bring you the top ten most read ChapmanCG articles and thought leadership pieces for 2019. The team at ChapmanCG meet and partner with HR leaders from all over the world, gathering insights on HR trends, innovations and best practices. Our team collect and write about the most exciting HR information. Here are the ten most read insights from 2019.

From Surviving to Thriving: the Evolution of Workplace Mental Health

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As the societal and financial costs of mental health issues increase globally, forward-thinking HR leaders are spearheading new initiatives to improve mental health in their workplaces.

These programs are seeking to not only tackle poor mental health, but also to promote positive mental well-being and an improved life experience for their employees. Read more >

The Role of HR as a Business Enabler of Digital Transformation

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An animated group of senior Regional and Global HR Leaders joined ChapmanCG for an engaging roundtable session at Orange in Paris to discuss HR’s role as a business enabler of digital transformation with international HR Leaders across a variety of industries. Orange was the perfect host to kickstart this discussion, given that in 2011 their CEO hired a Head of HR rather than a Chief Digital Officer to lead their digital transformation – thereby effectively highlighting the focus was more about people rather than purely on technology. Read more >

Employer Branding and Employee Value Proposition

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Organisations need to be consistently attracting, empowering, inspiring and retaining talent, and also competing for talent by differentiating the employee experience. A critical foundation of driving this differentiation is employer branding. ChapmanCG’s Tim Spriggs reflects on some key strategies and proven best practices.
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Beyond Ulrich – What’s Next for the HR Operating Model

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Traditionally HR leaders have been guided by the Ulrich model as a framework for their HR functions. We looked beyond the model to a post-Ulrich world at two recent ChapmanCG HR leaders meetings.
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HR Culture Vultures in New York City

We recently concluded a successful HR networking series in NYC. Our topic for discussion across three sessions was organisational culture change. Input from organisations around the table was interesting and varied.
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Performance Reviews Are Not Dead

In this thought-provoking piece, Fiona Jury looks at contemporary alternatives to measuring genuine success, and true workplace contribution when the traditional performance review falls short.
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Succession Planning as a Retention and Performance Management Tool

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Succession plans protect a business from disruption, and also let top talent know it’s worth staying for a real shot at the top spots. Read more on using succession planning as a tool.
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How to Make Work More Human: With a Nod from Sir Richard Branson

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Innovative HR leaders are paving the way for a more human future of work. The 100% Experiments Collection showcases examples of the latest creative thinking in this space.
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How to Embrace Agile Working in a Large MNC

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To effectively embrace agile working, organisations need to re-wire their culture through a combination of top-down leadership vision and bottom-up organic change, according to HR leaders. Piloting initiatives in certain business units or functions is often the most viable starting point during an agile transformation.

HR leaders shared their challenges and approaches to embracing agile working at a recent ChapmanCG roundtable hosted by PepsiCo in Reading, UK. Read more >

Five Key HR Trends for 2019

HR is continuing to mirror the rapid evolution of business, with a growing pace of change and new technology trends and social issues rising to the forefront of the HR landscape.

These are some of the key trends our consultants have been observing that will continue to evolve for HR leaders in 2019. As we come to an end to 2019, read more to see what trends did come to light in 2019, as they are most likely trending now and will continue to trend into 2020.
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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.

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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

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Culture & Business Transformation 4 August 2018

Managing Through Change – HR Transformation Challenges and Solutions

HR transformation is central to many an HR strategy these days. An informative ChapmanCG HR roundtable…

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Alan Mait Promoted to Managing Director

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Alan Mait to Managing Director at ChapmanCG. …

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Global HR Outlook Q3 2018

The global economy continues to perform well, making the outlook for the second half of…

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Alice Gossé

Executive Advisor

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Alice Gossé

Executive Advisor

Alice Gossé is an Executive Advisor with ChapmanCG based in Hong Kong. She works with the global leadership team to expand ChapmanCG’s operations in Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Alice was the Head of Acquisition, Asia Pacific and Executive Hiring for luxury brand Burberry. She is originally from France, where she started her career in HR.

Alice brings over 15 years of HR experience, including extensive experience in implementing regional resourcing strategies, and executive search and talent acquisition through her prior roles at Burberry and as Client Partner at Korn Ferry. Throughout her HR career Alice has worked across Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Europe.

Alice balances her love of fine dining with a passion for fitness and wellness. She is a health coach, pilates and yoga instructor as well as a mindfulness teacher. Alice loves travelling to experience different wellness approaches around the world.

Anna Taylor

Senior Director

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Anna Taylor

Senior Director

Anna is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG, based in the South of France. She works closely with the global management team to identify senior HR leadership talent and also focuses on building ChapmanCG’s HR contact base worldwide.

Originally from New Zealand, Anna has worked in Auckland, London and more recently in France, with almost a decade of executive search experience across a variety of industries throughout EMEA. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, she worked for a boutique technology search firm specialising in helping both multi-national corporates and start-ups expand throughout Europe and the Middle East.

Anna has an MSc in Psychology from Canterbury University, and enjoys traveling, yoga and the odd half marathon in her spare time – although can be easily convinced to postpone a training session for good wine with friends instead.

Ben Davies

CEO

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Ben Davies

CEO

Ben Davies is the CEO at ChapmanCG and is responsible for the continued expansion of the business globally.

He has played a pivotal role in driving ChapmanCG’s rapid growth across the Americas, EMEA and the Asia Pacific. Ben’s previous experience included leading senior executive search assignments for top multinationals in EMEA, North America and the Asia Pacific for ChapmanCG and prior to that, for the London office of Korn/Ferry International. His global mandate includes enhancing ChapmanCG’s ties with global client headquarters in EMEA and North America.

Ben is passionate about best practice executive search and recruitment methodologies and processes. As a result, he has a heavy focus on driving innovation internally at ChapmanCG. He also advises key clients as they build their businesses internationally, and in particular across rapid-growth and emerging markets.

Ben studied Sports Science at the University of Wales, Cardiff. He has successfully completed ultra-marathons in Mongolia and Ecuador.

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Latest Articles by Ben

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How QBE Built a Successful Culture of Inclusion

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

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As we move through the final quarter of 2019, CHROs continue to streamline and optimize…

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Talent Development 28 October 2019

How Can HR Leaders Position Themselves as True Business Leaders

How should HR leaders position themselves as true business leaders? Our ChapmanCG team have considered…

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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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Culture & Business Transformation 2 October 2019

How Bunzl Humanised Their Workplace

Bunzl, a British multinational distribution and outsourcing company, has seen stunning results from its unique…

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Fiona Jury

Senior Director, Global Research and Market Intelligence

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Fiona Jury

Senior Director, Global Research and Market Intelligence

Fiona Jury is the Senior Director, Global Research and Market Intelligence at ChapmanCG. She is passionate about excellence in search delivery and leads ChapmanCG’s global research and market intelligence team in identifying top-quality HR talent.

Fiona’s executive search and recruitment career spans over 20 years, working across multiple markets including Asia Pacific, the United States, the Middle East and Australia/New Zealand. A search consultant at heart, Fiona understands the unique needs of clients. During her time with ChapmanCG, Fiona has delivered on CHRO, Global HR Director, Regional HR Director, Global Talent Head, Global Head of Reward and many other high impact searches.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Fiona held a variety of leadership and senior consulting roles at Talent2 and at Morgan & Banks/TMP. She possesses broad industry experience across pharmaceuticals, FMCG, financial services, media, professional services and IT & Telecommunications.

Fiona originally qualified as a Chartered Accountant and spent her early career with Coopers & Lybrand. She holds a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) from Monash University in Melbourne. Outside of work, Fiona enjoys spending time with family and her three children. She enjoys all sports and is fascinated by human ingenuity and positive psychology.

Latest Articles by Fiona

Wellbeing 28 November 2019

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Future of Work 18 October 2019

HR Bots and The Future of Work

As the impact of digital innovation continues at a remarkable pace, business leaders across the…

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Talent Development 22 December 2018

Harnessing Flexibility and Neuroscience to Drive Performance

Flexible working and neuroscience can both play an important role in driving employee engagement and…

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Talent Development 9 October 2018

100% Human at Work: Shaping a Better Future of Work

ChapmanCG was delighted to support the launch of The B Team in Australia with Sir…

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Culture & Business Transformation 9 August 2018

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Culture & Business Transformation 26 October 2017

The Digital Future of HR

In conjunction with Cisco and EY, ChapmanCG was delighted to host two HR Leaders Discussion…

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Building High Performance Organisations

In conjunction with Novartis and Unispace, ChapmanCG hosted two HR Leaders Discussion Groups in Sydney…

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Why HR and Innovation are the Hottest New Power Couple

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Paul Jury

Managing Director

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Paul Jury

Managing Director

Paul is a Managing Director with ChapmanCG based in Australia, and is a member of the organisation’s global leadership team. He holds responsibility for people and performance across the Asia Pacific region, and he works with a dynamic team across the company’s developed markets of Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand. Paul also takes a hands-on approach to building ChapmanCG’s business and brand in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Before joining the ChapmanCG team, Paul spent eight years at Talent2 International as Managing Director of the recruitment business across Australasia, where he also served as a member of the global recruitment team. Prior to this he held various senior management roles with TMP Worldwide (NASDAQ listed) and Morgan & Banks (ASX listed) across Australia and New Zealand.

Originally from Melbourne, Paul has worked in sports management, chartered accounting and advertising. He holds a Bachelor of Business from Chisholm Institute of Technology (now Monash University) and has participated in professional development at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

Paul’s personal interests revolve around his young family and trying to stay balanced with his professional and personal life. Paul is an avid lover of sport and has a particular passion for football, cricket and golf.

Latest Articles by Paul

Diversity and Inclusion 28 November 2019

How QBE Built a Successful Culture of Inclusion

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Employee Engagement 29 October 2019

How to Make Work More Human: With a Nod from Sir Richard Branson

ChapmanCG has enjoyed the privilege of partnering with Virgin Unite on its events in Sydney and…

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ChapmanCG News 2 September 2019

The Future of Work is 100% Human

ChapmanCG continues to support 100% Human at Work. Our latest contribution, a collection of case…

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ChapmanCG News 11 March 2019

Steven Watton Joins APAC Team as Senior Director

ChapmanCG is thrilled to announce the appointment of Steven Watton to the role of Senior Director based in…

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Diversity and Inclusion 26 February 2019

Mind the Gap

ChapmanCG’s Paul Jury and other business leaders speak about gender pay gaps across various industries…

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Talent Development 22 December 2018

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Flexible working and neuroscience can both play an important role in driving employee engagement and…

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Talent Development 9 October 2018

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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

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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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Re-imagining Performance Management

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

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Talent Development 27 December 2018

How are HR Leaders’ Roles Evolving?

What will HR leaders’ roles look like in the future? The ChapmanCG share their observations…

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Culture & Business Transformation 28 November 2018

Transitioning to an HR leadership role in a start-up

Considering transitioning to an HR leadership role in a start-up? ChapmanCG’s executive search team provides…

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Digital Transformation 22 October 2018

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Talent Development 15 October 2018

What Makes an HR Leader Stand Out in China?

When multinational companies first entered China, companies looked abroad for international HR leaders to train…

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