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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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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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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, currently focused on the US market. She has been with ChapmanCG for over six years in various roles working across the US, EMEA, and globally.

Originally from New Zealand, Anna has lived and worked in Auckland, London and more recently in France. With over a decade of international search experience, she leads regional and global HR searches across a variety of industries and HR specializations.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, she worked for a boutique technology search firm specialising in helping both multi-national corporates and venture capital funded start-ups expand throughout Europe and the Middle East.

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

Ben Davies

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Ben Davies

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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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Fiona Jury

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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.

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Paul Jury

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Paul holds the position of Managing Director with ChapmanCG and is a member of the organisation’s senior management team (Global). He holds responsibility for people and performance across the Australia and New Zealand region, and he works with a dynamic team across SE Asia. Paul takes a particularly hands-on approach to building ChapmanCG’s business and brand in Singapore, Jakarta and Manila. In the past he has managed teams and continues to deliver regional searches across APAC.

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 with the Essendon Football Club, Arthur Andersen & Co and Pacific Access. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Monash University and has participated in professional development at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

These days Paul’s personal interests revolve around his teenage family and trying to stay balanced. He is an avid lover of sport and has a passion for football, cricket and golf.

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Tim Spriggs

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Tim Spriggs is Regional Managing Director, EMEA with ChapmanCG based in the UK where, as part of the executive committee, he leads the EMEA business.

Tim and his team deliver senior retained executive searches for a range of clients from global multinationals to SMEs and has a background in global HR executive search. He is particularly passionate about finding unique and exceptional talent for his clients across the region.

Prior to returning to the UK in 2017, 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, consumer goods, 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 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.

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