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Global HR Update Q4 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, the HR community is reflecting on the challenges of the past year while anticipating the positive change that 2021 could bring. Among the themes we are seeing for the year ahead is the need to re-skill teams and what this might mean for both employers and employees. This is a common thread in our features this quarter. We also look broadly at the future of work and the opportunity for HR to drive unprecedented creativity and change given all that has been learned this year.

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Global HR Outlook

In our final Global HR Update of 2020, our President and COO Stefanie Cross-Wilson reflects on five interesting and robust late-year trends that we expect to continue into the new year.

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A Fireside Chat with Arianna Huffington

Stress and burnout among employees is a focal point for organisations as they look toward the future of work. In this exclusive conversation, ChapmanCG Founder Matthew Chapman talks with Arianna Huffington about wellness in the workplace and how well-being is now central to corporate performance.

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Five Ways HR is Driving the Future of Work

With organisations having a rare and arguably unique opportunity to reinvent the way they engage with human capital, Fiona Jury looks at some new ideas and fresh perspectives on five topical themes. 

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EVP – Do You Truly Value Your Biggest Asset?

ChapmanCG’s Finian Toh discusses the importance of a compelling Employee Value Proposition (EVP). Finian cites some interesting success stories as he draws parallels with the Customer Value Proposition (CVP) and how CVP principles can be adopted to and aligned with the EVP.

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Reinventing for Flexibility: A Skills-Based Approach to Talent Management

ChapmanCG recently hosted a Thought Lab in partnership with Mercer on taking a skills-based approach to Talent Management. In this article, Tim Spriggs summarises the Mercer research, and points made by attending HR leaders on this complex and interesting topic.

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Conversations with HR Leaders

We talk with Thiago Oliveira Head of Global Talent Management, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices about the challenges of the past year and how companies and individuals might think about building resilience for the future.

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Finian Toh

Managing Director

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Finian Toh

Managing Director

Finian Toh is a Managing Director with ChapmanCG based in Singapore. His focus is on senior-level appointments across the full spectrum of HR functions in local and global multinational organisations.

He is a knowledgeable subject matter expert in HR who has a successful track record of leading senior HR searches and provides deep insights into HR market trends, talent landscape and astute career planning advice for HR professionals. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Finian led the Human Resources Practice of a leading regional search firm in Singapore where he was instrumental in building the business as well as successfully delivering senior HR mandates across various industry sectors in Asia Pacific.

Finian graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Commerce from The Australian National University and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Governance from The Governance Institute of Australia. He is qualified as both a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Secretary. He speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese fluently.

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Latest Articles by Finian

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The Global Asian Leader: From Asia, For the World

ChapmanCG, in partnership with The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), were delighted to host two Virtual…

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The Global Talent Crunch in Asia

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Creating a DE&I Culture Is The Only Way Forward

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We are living in a world completely consumed by social media. This is particularly prevalent…

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The Future of HR

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Employee Engagement 10 December 2020

EVP – Do You Truly Value Your Biggest Asset?

When organisations think about marketing, they often focus on customers: how can they persuade people…

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Matthew Chapman

Founder

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Matthew Chapman

Founder

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.

He has also created the Thrive HR Exchange, a global community platform for people leaders and HR professionals to find and exchange inspiration, ideas and insights. Discover some of his interviews with HR leaders here.

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

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Well-Being and Resilience

In October this year I will be undertaking the ultimate test of resilience, competing in…

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This quarter, we are seeing the global HR community heavily focused on all things Talent,…

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Well-being 22 March 2022

Reflections on Well-Being as We Look to The Year Ahead

In June 2021, ChapmanCG and Development Beyond Learning (DBL) partnered to deliver a World Well-Being…

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Future of Work 10 March 2022

The Role of Well-Being in Unlocking a Sustainable, High-Performance Culture

The well-being space has always interested me. I remember back in 2004 when I did…

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Global HR Updates 28 December 2021

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As 2021 finishes and we start to look into 2022, we reflect on some of…

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Future of Work 6 December 2021

Unlocking Human Potential Through Remote Working

When I founded ChapmanCG, remote working was the lifestyle I wanted. The idea came about…

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ChapmanCG News 17 November 2021

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Our final Global HR Update for 2021 features the year’s hottest topics and trends for…

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Well-being 10 October 2021

World Mental Health Day 2021

Well-being has taken on a renewed focus in the light of the global pandemic in…

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Well-being 20 September 2021

Make It a Priority

Our bodies and minds are capable of a great many things. Pushing ourselves and persevering…

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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

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As the year winds down, business and HR planning for 2023 is underway. With geopolitical…

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Global HR Updates 22 August 2022

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The market remains hot for HR hiring globally this quarter, despite economic uncertainty. While some…

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In this edition of ChapmanCG’s Global HR Update, we call out the latest HR trends around…

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The demand for top talent remains high across regions, countries, and industries this quarter, despite…

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This quarter, we are seeing the global HR community heavily focused on all things Talent,…

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The bull run of hiring activity has not stopped since late 2020. The start to…

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Tim Spriggs

Regional Managing Director - EMEA

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Tim Spriggs

Regional Managing Director - EMEA

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.

Latest Articles by Tim

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ChapmanCG recently participated in a 100% Human at Work event in London, powered by Virgin Unite,…

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In partnership with Estée Lauder Companies

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It is hard to believe that six months of the year has gone by already.…

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Spotlight on Europe

In this selection of focus videos our European team reflects on the impact the growth…

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This quarter, we are seeing the global HR community heavily focused on all things Talent,…

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ChapmanCG Top 10 Trends for 2022

From conversations with a number of CHROs from different industries, ChapmanCG Managing Director Tim Spriggs…

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As 2021 finishes and we start to look into 2022, we reflect on some of…

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Steve Brown, Managing Director APAC 2021 enjoyed a remarkable rebound from the challenges of the…

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Mixing HR and Business – The New HR Leader

As HR executive search experts, we are constantly asked by clients to find HR leaders…

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