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Coming Together

The upcoming virtual HRO Today Forum will cover topics ranging from talent development to employee engagement and D&I.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Over the course of this year, HR professionals have played a critical role in leading their organizations through some of the toughest workplace challenges they’ve ever faced. They have taken unprecedented measures to keep their employees safe while navigating through significant variability in business needs; the shift to remote work; and the need for new processes around recruitment, communications, and talent management. Every day, they have shown up and worked around the clock to help their companies survive this period of uncertainty.

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Talent Transformation

Learn how the 2020 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award finalists are reinventing talent strategy at their organizations.

By Marta Chmielowicz

All business leaders agree: The most valuable asset organizations have is their talent. But acquiring talent with the right skill sets and cultural fit to build a long-term career with an organization is a monumental endeavor—one that our 2020 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award nominees take on fearlessly and with enthusiasm. Their willingness to take risks, invest in their people, and implement innovative talent strategies drives their businesses to achieve success.

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To Greater Heights

The 2020 Most Admired Brand Award finalists are embracing their employees to propel their brands even further.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Employer branding is a must in today’s recruitment landscape. For the majority of organizations, developing a strong employer brand can help level the playing field when it comes to acquiring talent. In fact, LinkedIn reports that an organization’s employer brand is twice as likely to drive job consideration as its consumer brand.

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Editor’s Note: Inspiring Innovation

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By Debbie Bolla

Awards season may look different everywhere this year, but what has remained constant is the importance of recognizing the incredible of work of HR and TA leaders. HRO Today does this through our annual CHRO of the Year Awards, Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards, and Most Admired Employer Brand Awards. In this issue, you’ll learn about—and likely be inspired by—the 63 finalists.

I know I am! Take a look at a few achievements of our CHRO of the Year Award finalists:

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Safety First

Learn about the precautions being taken at the HRO Today Forums in the age of COVID-19.

By Jason Frenchman

As of press time, the annual HRO Today Forum events in Europe and North America remain on schedule for Nov. 2- 4, 2020 in Athens, Greece, and Dec. 1-3, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee, respectively. Of course, the ability to hold these much-anticipated annual in-person events for HR professionals remains contingent on developments related to the global coronavirus pandemic.

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And The Winners Are

Notable achievements of the HR leaders recognised at the HRO Today Forum in Dublin.

By The Editors

In today’s competitive business world, talent has the potential to be the greatest strength of an organisation and one of its most powerful sources of competitive advantage. But developing a top talent pool requires more than just a good recruitment strategy: culture, technology, data insights, benefits, learning, engagement, and more are emerging as top considerations.

Chief HR officers are responsible for managing all of these elements of the talent strategy whilst delivering business results. To honor the contributions of these incredible leaders, HRO Today is proud to present the 2019 Leaders of Distinction Award winners and the HRD of the Year Award winners.

Click here to read about the award winners.

Editor’s Note: A Clear Vision?

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By Debbie Bolla

2020 is poised to be a year of transformation. I recently had the opportunity to co-lead a think-tank session at the HRO Today Forum EMEA with Julie Sharp and transformation was on her mind. Sharp is a seasoned, senior-level HR executive who has headed up HR for such firms as Bank of Ireland, ING, and Citibank Australia. With so much technological innovation infiltrating the marketplace and an increasing level of pressure to execute an effective people strategy, HR needs to prepare for change. She asked the audience a few different questions and provided some food for thought.

How has the HR profession reacted to the complex changes in the area of digital science and technology? The answer is a bit unclear. A recent survey from KMPG found that some forward-looking HR leaders are working on strategic plans to implement new platforms in the areas of analytics and automation. Two-thirds of respondents agree that HR has undergone or is undergoing a digital transformation, but only 40 per cent of HR leaders have a digital workforce plan in place.

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Debates Today for Success Tomorrow

HRO Today Forum EMEA

This year’s HRO Today Forum EMEA looks to discuss HR’s most pressing issues and provide possible solutions.

By Taylor Thompson

As the list of challenges currently plaguing HR departments around the globe continues to grow, so do the number of debates being held to address the most efficient ways to overcome them. Whether it be the influx of technology changing the way HR recruits or the introduction of new ideas related to bettering the employee experience in the workplace, the industry is quickly evolving. But as new topics are introduced, new rules need to be written alongside them—leading the way for an open dialogue between experts in what has been coined “The Great HR Debate.”

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Debates Today for Success Tomorrow

HRO Today Forum EMEA

This year’s HRO Today Forum EMEA looks to discuss HR’s most pressing issues and provide possible solutions.

By Taylor Thompson

As the list of challenges currently plaguing HR departments around the globe continues to grow, so do the number of debates being held to address the most efficient ways to overcome them. Whether it be the influx of new technology changing the way HR recruits or the introduction of new ideas related to bettering the employee experience in the workplace, the industry is quickly evolving. But as new topics are introduced, new rules need to be written alongside of them—leading the way for an open dialogue between experts in what has been coined “The Great HR Debate.”

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