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Five Ways Digitalisation Will Impact HR

Digitalisation is transforming the function of human resources. As organisations look more-and-more towards digitalising their systems and products, they also need to ensure they have the right skills for the future and develop more agile ways of working. Digital transformation, however, will only be as good as the mindset, people and processes that drive it. Here are five of ChapmanCG’s recent and most insightful content pieces touching on the digitisation of HR.

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The Role of HR as Business Enabler of Digital Transformation

Many organisations are looking at digitalising their systems, their products or simply ensuring they have the right skills for the future and looking at how to develop more agile ways of working. ChapmanCG’s Director, Anna Taylor explores what HR’s role is as a business enabler of digital transformation as discussed at a HR leaders Roundtable in Paris, hosted by Orange.


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Four Essential Tips to Attracting and Retaining Quality Digital Talent

Executive Advisor, Frieder Rummel and Managing Director, Tim Spriggs map out the four key questions that need be considered around the attraction of digital talent, highlighting the focus was more about people rather than purely on technology. This article was generated after a HR leaders roundtable hosted by Allianz.


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Blockchain’s Potential to Transform HR

Will blockchain live up to its promise of transforming the way we work? ChapmanCG’s Managing Director, Steve Brown explores four ways it could change the HR world, from learning and development through to productivity and security.


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Talent Challenges in 2018: HR Skills in High Demand

We are now seeing an explosion in the digital space, and HR leaders now have the highly challenging task of bringing a digital culture into their organisation where one did not previously exist. Alan Mait provides valuable insights into the skills demanded of the HR profession.


Podcast: New Ways to Digitalise Your Workforce

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In the face of digital transformation, HR leaders are turning their attention to building internal capability instead of relying too heavily on external support. In particular, HR has the potential to be the driver of innovative learning tools such as ‘nano-degrees’ in building digital capability. ChapmanCG’s Frieder Rummel speaks with Dr Hays Steilberg, Executive Vice President Corporate HR, Executives and Talent at Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, about innovative models for learning and capacity building.


 
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Alan Mait

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Alan Mait

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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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Anna Taylor

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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.

Frieder Rummel

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Frieder Rummel

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Frieder Rummel is an Executive Advisor for EMEA with ChapmanCG based in Vienna, Austria. He supports the EMEA team to build relationships with CHROs and global HR leaders in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with a primary focus on Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Frieder also works as a leadership consultant and coach, and he leads assessment and talent projects for ChapmanCG. His experience involves decades of intense corporate work, including 18 years with Procter & Gamble, 12 years with Allianz and three years with Hershey’s.

Frieder has worked in Germany and Austria and, most recently, spent eight years in Asia. The focus of his work has been on Human Resources, but he has also spent time as a Managing Director and Head of IT, as well as acting as a company spokesperson. His last corporate role before joining ChapmanCG was as Senior Director, Human Resources, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa for the Hershey Company.

Frieder is originally from Germany and holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from Philipps University Marburg and a Doctorate in Mathematics from Technical University Darmstadt. He speaks both German and English fluently. In his spare time, Frieder enjoys nature and culture and has completed more than a dozen full marathons, with half a dozen in tropical climates.

Steve Brown

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Steve Brown

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Steve Brown is a Managing Director with ChapmanCG based in Singapore. He specialises in HR search across Southeast Asia and Greater China. He has over 17 years experience in the search industry in the United Kingdom, Australia, Southeast Asia and China.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Steve worked for Profile Search & Selection, where he was responsible for the specialist HR practice in Singapore and Shanghai.

Originally from Scotland and now living in Singapore, Steve attended Glasgow Caledonian University, where he studied International Tourism & Hospitality Management.

In his spare time, Steve is an avid traveler and explorer who is passionate about photography.

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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.

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