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Global HR Update Q3 2021

In this edition of ChapmanCG’s Global HR Update, we call out the latest HR trends around the world in our Global HR Outlook. Our articles include pieces on the development of the hybrid working model, perspectives on DE&I, and thinking from our founder Matthew Chapman on the difficult topic of attrition. Matthew also shares views on the importance of a disciplined approach to well-being.

We hope you will enjoy reading our latest news and views on global human resources.

Global HR Outlook

Stefanie Cross-Wilson, ChapmanCG’s President and COO shares an overview of the latest global HR trends as we work through an extremely talent-short market.

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Attrition

The last 18 months have had a major impact on individuals and businesses around the world. Our founder, Matthew The last 18 months have had a major impact on individuals and businesses around the world. Our founder, Matthew Chapman, suggests what HR and leaders can do to tackle this challenge and come out on top.
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion –
A Journey of Discovery

DE&I is a very visible topic in the workplace. We share some insights of HR leaders within major corporations, considering philosophies and learnings from their program design and implementation in this area.
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Make it a Priority

Having a purpose and focus each day and incorporating well-being into that is important for everyday balance. Matthew Chapman shares his perspective on developing wellness practices to making each day count.
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Cultural Disruption: How to Build Culture in the Hybrid Workplace

The future of work is heavily focused on the return to work. Fiona Jury and John MacLean look at the changes that are now being considered in the office and their impact on company culture.

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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

Culture & Business Transformation 25 August 2021

Global HR Update Q3 2021

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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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Well-being 28 November 2019

How Travelex Approach Mental Health and Wellbeing 

We were proud to collaborate on ‘100% Human at Work’, a project launched by Virgin…

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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

Enabling the Cultural Revolution

How are HR leaders spearheading culture change programs? The ChapmanCG team shares their insights on…

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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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Culture & Business Transformation 10 May 2017

Building High Performance Organisations

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

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Jen Balfour

Associate Director

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Jen Balfour

Associate Director

Jen is an Associate Director with Chapman CG based in London. She works with the EMEA team to identify high-potential HR talent and lead HR leadership searches across the region with particular experience in the UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

Jen is originally from Auckland, New Zealand. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Jen held marketing roles for IT businesses. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Marketing and Tourism from the University of Otago.

In Jen’s spare time she enjoys socialising with friends, playing and watching sport and travelling. She also has a guilty pleasure for pop music.

Latest Articles by Jen

Culture & Business Transformation 25 August 2021

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Culture & Business Transformation 3 May 2021

Engagement, Well-Being and Performance

The European Coffee Club Series – key takeaways

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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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Employee Engagement 5 July 2019

Employer Branding and Employee Value Proposition

Organisations need to be consistently attracting, empowering, inspiring and retaining talent, and also competing for…

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Digital Transformation 17 July 2018

Four Essential Tips to Attracting and Retaining Quality Digital Talent

Attracting high-calibre digital talent is one of the hottest talent and leadership topics and is…

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Digital Transformation 7 July 2018

Innovations in Workforce Analytics

Innovations in workforce analytics can play an important role in supporting HR teams to better…

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ChapmanCG News 18 May 2018

Adapting Rewards to Fit the Future Workforce

Employee engagement is central to ensuring the rewards function can adapt to our changing workforce,…

Tim Rayner
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Digital Transformation 1 December 2017

Digital HR and Improving the Employee Experience

Last week ChapmanCG and Unilever hosted a productive roundtable session on digital HR and improving…

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Culture & Business Transformation 13 October 2017

HR Innovations and Digitisation That Drive Engagement

ChapmanCG was honoured to be invited by Microsoft’s Pino Mercuri and his team to co-host…

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John MacLean

Senior Director

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John MacLean

Senior Director

John is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG, based in Australia. He has over 20 years of experience building dedicated HR recruitment practices across the UK and Australia. His focus is on delivering fast, efficient and quality-driven services across his extensive HR networks.

John is responsible for delivering top HR talent to CEO’s and HR leaders in Australia, New Zealand and beyond to SE Asian markets. This includes CHRO’s / HR Directors, Senior HR Managers and Heads of HR as well as HR Business Partner positions. He also manages assignments within specialist areas including Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Learning & Development, Organisational Development & Culture, Total Rewards, Inclusion & Diversity, Employee Relations and HR & Data Analytics. Clients include top ASX listed companies, global multinationals and smaller specialist organisations.

John is also a subject matter expert in HR with a strong track record of leading HR searches across a number of sectors. He is a strong advocate for diversity inside and outside of the workplace. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, John worked for a leading global recruitment firm.

Originally from Scotland, John is a graduate of Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.

Katherine Qu

Senior Director

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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

Culture & Business Transformation 25 August 2021

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人才培养 26 July 2021

重新审视变革时期人力资源优先事项

2016年,我们发布了备受关注的”今日人力资源领导者五大关注领域“。仅仅5年...

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Diversity and Inclusion 2 June 2021

Revisiting HR Priorities in Times of Change

In 2016, we published the much-viewed Five Areas of Interest for Today’s HR Leader. Only…

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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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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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Well-being 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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Matthew Chapman

Founder

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Matthew Chapman

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Matthew (Matt) Chapman is the Founder of ChapmanCG. Matt oversees ChapmanCG’s future strategy, innovation and image across the globe. He also personally provides HR search and career counsel to HR leaders whose careers have grown alongside ChapmanCG — some of whom are now the biggest HR names in the world.

Matt has a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Business Law from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is a Singapore Citizen and divides his time between Asia Pacific, the Americas and EMEA.

Matt is a wellness, self-improvement and fitness addict. He has completed six desert, 250km ultra-marathons in Chile, China, Egypt, Antarctica, Namibia and Madagascar.

EA Registration Number: R1111550 Licence Number: 08S3543

Latest Articles by Matthew

Culture & Business Transformation 25 August 2021

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ChapmanCG News 30 December 2020

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ChapmanCG News 1 December 2020

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Global HR Updates 29 April 2020

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ChapmanCG News 4 March 2019

ChapmanCG appoints Stephanie Nash to the new role of Global Chief People Officer

Global HR executive search firm ChapmanCG today announced the appointment of Stephanie Nash to the…

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ChapmanCG News 23 May 2018

What CHROs Look for in Their Asia HR Head

The Asia HR Head possesses a unique set of skills that allows them to meet…

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Talent Development 25 March 2018

The Asia HR Head Competitive Advantage

Asian HR leaders have learned to adapt to environments where there is no ready-made human…

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Culture & Business Transformation 17 April 2017

Managing Change and the Data Frontier

With a backdrop of Tokyo Tower and sprinkled cherry blossoms in a nearby park, Neal…

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Stefanie Cross-Wilson

President and COO

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Stefanie Cross-Wilson

President and COO

Stefanie Cross-Wilson is President and COO at ChapmanCG, based in Los Angeles. Along with Ben Davies, Stefanie is responsible for the day-to-day running of ChapmanCG. She also leads complex HR searches globally for ChapmanCG’s top clients.

Before joining ChapmanCG, Stefanie was President, Recruitment & Talent Management for North America at Hudson (NASDAQ: HSON). Prior to that she lived and worked in Asia for over 20 years, most recently as Hudson’s Asia CEO.

Stefanie has worked extensively with leading multinational employers across a broad range of geographies and industries. Working closely with HR and business leadership teams, she advises on the development and implementation of best practice HR and Talent strategies.

Stefanie is originally from Chicago and a graduate of Sydney University in Australia. She is an international speaker and subject matter expert on global Human Resources and Talent Acquisition trends, and working cross-culturally.

Latest Articles by Stefanie

Culture & Business Transformation 25 August 2021

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未来工作 19 July 2021

2021年二季度全球展望

正如预期的那样,我们看到全球人力资源活动在本季度出现反弹,经济有所改善,抗击疫情取得了进展。我们认为...

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ChapmanCG News 12 May 2021

Global HR Update Q2 2021

The future of work is a consistent theme in our conversations with HR contacts around…

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Global HR Updates 3 March 2021

Global HR Update Q1 2021

As we start 2021, it is clear that HR will remain ‘front and centre’ for…

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ChapmanCG News 30 December 2020

What 2020 has meant to ChapmanCG

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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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Global HR Updates 29 April 2020

Global HR Update Q2 2020

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Global HR Updates 28 April 2020

Global HR Outlook Q2 2020

In this edition of our quarterly Global HR Outlook, ChapmanCG’s Matt Chapman and Stefanie Cross-Wilson…

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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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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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