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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

Senior Director Jaemi Taylor talks 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

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Finian Toh

Senior Director

Finian is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG based in Singapore. He brings with him more than 16 years of industry experience in professional services and public sector in Australia and Singapore, including more than 10 years in executive search/recruitment. 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 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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Jaemi Taylor

Senior Director

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Jaemi Taylor

Senior Director

Jaemi Taylor is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG and is based in Seattle in the United States. She leads senior searches for ChapmanCG’s major clients across a range of industries and identifies high-caliber CHRO and senior HR executive talent.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Jaemi was with Robert Half Executive Search where she specialized in retained executive and senior-level searches. Her clients have included Fortune 500 entities, early and late-stage venture-backed start-ups, law firms, national and international non-profits, healthcare organizations and international-based businesses establishing a presence in the US.

She has over 14 years’ experience in the search industry, including experience conducting international searches in Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the UK. Her sector experience includes technology, retail, transportation, non-profit, real estate, aerospace, professional services, healthcare and the maritime industry.

Jaemi’s favorite pastime is travel and favorite sound is laughter. When not working, you will find her enjoying time with friends, cooking, reading and exploring the waters of the Pacific Northwest with her significant other and their seaworthy cat.

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.

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.

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Latest Articles by Matthew

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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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Culture & Business Transformation 10 March 2017

ChapmanCG HR Leaders Breakfast Series: The Future of HR

DSM’s impressive regional HQ in Singapore was the location of ChapmanCG’s latest HR leaders breakfast…

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Digital Transformation 9 November 2016

Technology, With a Purpose

Charles Bendotti, Global CHRO at Philip Morris International, David Thomas, APAC HR Head at Manulife…

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Culture & Business Transformation 28 April 2016

The Evolution of Culture and Engagement in the Workplace

ChapmanCG hosted a lively roundtable in Singapore at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML), which…

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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

ChapmanCG News 30 December 2020

What 2020 has meant to ChapmanCG

Matthew Chapman, Founder We always believed HR was “at the centre” but this year has…

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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

We are seeing the HR profession going through substantial change as a result of the…

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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 Update Q1 2020

In this edition of our Global HR Update, we will be looking broadly at key…

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Global HR Update Q4 2019

In this edition of our Global HR Update, we share our outlook for the fourth…

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ChapmanCG News 2 September 2019

The Future of Work is 100% Human

ChapmanCG continues to support 100% Human at Work. Our latest contribution, a collection of case…

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Wellbeing 29 January 2019

How Can HR Leaders Integrate Work and Life?

The role of work-life balance in helping to attract new talent is creating the need…

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ChapmanCG News 5 January 2019

ChapmanCG Announces Leadership Changes

To prepare for future global growth, ChapmanCG has announced several leadership changes. Ben Davies will…

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Talent Development 27 December 2018

How are HR Leaders’ Roles Evolving?

What will HR leaders’ roles look like in the future? The ChapmanCG share their observations…

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Tim Spriggs

Managing Director

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Tim Spriggs

Managing Director

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.

Latest Articles by Tim

ChapmanCG News 28 December 2020

A look back at top articles from 2020

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Talent Acquisition 4 September 2020

A Perspective on Global Talent Acquisition Priorities

From the outset of the global pandemic, Talent Acquisition functions in many organisations have been…

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Developing Fit for Purpose Leaders for the Future

Hosted at the Zurich headquarters of ABB, The Chapman Consulting Group bought together HR global…

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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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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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HR Trends 25 November 2019

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The ChapmanCG Global HR Interview is the online destination for the most engaging conversations with…

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Future of Work 29 May 2019

Destination Agile: HR’s Role in the Journey

A group of HR leaders took part in this session with a topic of ‘Destination Agile:…

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Future of Work 19 January 2019

Re-imagining Performance Management

As companies continue to grapple with finding an effective performance management solution, HR leaders are…

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Top HR Podcasts of 2018

Since our launch of the ChapmanCG Global HR Interview podcast series in 2015, we have…

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