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Previous meetings held by GSK
  • The Growing Power of Millennials in the Inclusion Debate
    China Hosted by: Amazon.com EY GSK

    As a large baby boomer generation gets set to retire, inclusion of millennials and younger generations in the workplace is becoming a critical focus for HR leaders in China. China’s working population is projected to fall by 5% by 2030, and with a quarter of the population aged over 60 at that point, millennials will make up a much larger proportion of the future workforce. At a recent series of recent ChapmanCG roundtable in Beijing and Shanghai, HR leaders shared how the diversity and inclusion agenda is focusing on ‘inclusion first’ to ensure a range of generations can have an impact on…

    Millennials in China
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  • How is Talent Acquisition Evolving for the Future Workforce
    Singapore & SE Asia Hosted by: GSK

    Talent acquisition is constantly evolving to meet the needs of changing talent markets. At the recent ChapmanCG roundtable co-hosted by GSK, talent acquisition leaders gathered to discuss how TA is evolving for the future of the workforce through innovation and forwarding thinking. ChapmanCG‘s Steve Brown and myself, Katherine Qu, were joined by more than 20 regional talent acquisition leaders across different industries at GSK Asia House in Singapore for a thought-provoking discussion. All About Candidate Experience Five to ten years ago, we saw scalable talent acquisition functions being built for cost savings and speed. Now we see TA functions playing…

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  • Innovations in Employee Engagement
    Hosted by: GSK

    In March, ChapmanCG was hosted at GSK’s office in London for insightful discussions around innovations in employee engagement and customising the employee experience. For this current hot topic, we were joined by HR leaders from BP, Genpact, IBM, Mercer, Pearson and UTC to name a few. Our session emphasised the importance that today’s organisations need to attract, retain and develop top talent, foster engaging corporate cultures, and connect the right people to work effectively. HR and business leaders must collaborate to prioritise employee experience and engagement within their organisations. Innovations in employee engagement is especially important in this agile and…

    Attendees at the ChapmanCG and GSK roundtable on innovations in employee engagement
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  • Embracing New Challenges in China – HR in Action

    In the last week of October, ChapmanCG co-hosted six HR Leader roundtable sessions in Shanghai and Beijing with American Express, EMC, Ferrero, GSK, Li-Ning and Mercer. Over one hundred HR leaders from different industries and organisations joined us including representatives from Alcatel-Lucent, Apple, Baxter, Bayer, Danone, Dell, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, DHL, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Fonterra, GAP, Google, Hilton, HSBC, IBM, Jones Lang LaSalle, L’Oreal, Medtronic, Merck, Nestle, Nike, Pearson, Philips, PPG Industries, Roche, Samsung, Sanofi, SAP, Standard Chartered Bank, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Walt Disney, Zegna and many others. All groups engaged in interactive discussions around the new challenges and opportunities…

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  • Retention Through Talent Acquisiton and Employer Branding

    ChapmanCG’s latest series of HR roundtables took us to Shanghai where we were hosted by Ferrero, GSK, EMC and American Express. There were lively discussions on the talent life-cycle in all four meetings, and some interesting synergies became clear across all industries. Of particular interest was the link between Talent Acquisition and retention, and the general consensus was that retention and preventing attrition can and should start during the attraction and subsequent ‘courtship’ process. There are five main areas organisations should reflect on when considering this link between Talent Acquisition and retention, a brief overview of which follows. 1.) Culture…

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  • Global HR Leaders Meeting on HR Innovation in London
    Hosted by: GSK

    The Chapman Consulting Group held meetings of Global HR Leaders in London hosted by GlaxoSmithKline and AIG. The meetings were attended by a great group of participants, including representatives from American Express, Barclays, British American Tobacco, Burberry, Energizer, EY, JP Morgan, McGraw-Hill, SAP, Shell, Pfizer, Rolls-Royce, SAP, Shell, Standard Chartered Bank, Swiss Re and Zurich.

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  • The Chapman Consulting Group and GSK Co-host Singapore Talent Roundtable
    Hosted by: GSK

    On 5 December, The Chapman Consulting Group co-hosted a networking session for Talent Acquisition Heads in Singapore. The event, which was held at GSK, was attended by TA leaders from a wide range of industries including banking & financial services, hospitality, IT&T, oil & gas, property, media & PR and the pharmaceutical sector. Although the attendees represented diverse industries, it was striking that each faced similar Talent issues involving systems, team capabilities, social media and alternative channels, assessment and interview processes, recruitment metrics and analytics, employer branding and incentivising the TA team. With a general theme of ‘innovation,’ there was…

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  • Taiwan HR Leaders Discuss "Big Data" Successes
    Hosted by: DuPont GSK

    The Chapman Consulting Group was delighted to co-host two groups of Taiwan HR Leaders in Taipei last week at the offices of DuPont and GlaxoSmithKline. Both groups were very lively, and an interesting discourse took place around the subject of data management, data systems, and the way that ‘big data’ is changing how HR is run in Taiwan. The conversation ranged from using data analysis for tracking why employees leave organisations, to using data to identify and promote employees, to utilising it to enhance corporate values within the company. It is clear that ‘big data’ is having a significant impact…

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  • Global HR Leaders Meet in on the U.S. East Coast to Discuss Emerging Markets HR and Talent Trends

    The Chapman Consulting Group co-hosted discussion groups on the U.S. East Coast for global HR Leaders last week. Sessions were held at the offices of GlaxoSmithKline (Philadelphia); Thomson Reuters (New York) and Credit Suisse (New York). These discussions focused on the latest HR and talent trends in Asia Pacific and other Emerging Markets, with China and India featuring heavily. Key topics were as follows: Increased Levels of Global Mobility of HR Talent HR Leaders reported that they are experiencing (and driving) a greater flow of talent around the world particularly to and from major emerging markets. It was noted that…

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  • International HR Leaders Meet in London to Discuss Talent Strategies in Emerging Markets
    Hosted by: GSK

    Twenty international HR representatives from some of the world’s prominent multinationals met at the London group headquarters of GlaxoSmithKline for a dialogue on talent development strategies in emerging markets. The session was jointly hosted by Organisation Solutions and The Chapman Consulting Group. The conversation centred on the ability of multinational organisations to manage their talent inventories and their leadership pipelines in emerging markets, with a particular emphasis on the high-growth geographies in Asia such as India, China and Indonesia. The key takeaways from today’s lively and interactive meeting were as follows : 1) Don’t Let the Term ‘Emerging Markets’ Lull…

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