Tag Archives: Leadership

Better Together

Embracing a culture of transparency empowers both employees and organizations alike. Here, five CHROs share their best practices.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Trust is the foundation of any healthy relationship, offering a bedrock of security and loyalty that weathers thick and thin. This extends to employer-employee relationships, but to get it right, organizations need to embrace truth, transparency, and vulnerability. Only then can connections between employees and managers strengthen, empowering people and businesses to work better together.

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HRO Today Video Showcase: Top Concerns of CHROs

HR leaders have found themselves at the frontlines of COVID-19, leading the charge in a new and uncertain reality. While they’ve navigated initial obstacles, many concerns still remain.

HRO Today‘s recent feature article, as well as an in-depth research study sponsored by WilsonHCG, found five key concerns CHROs are focusing on in 2021.

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Faces of the Future

The 2020 HRO Today HR Superstars are fearlessly leading their organizations through a new and uncertain world.

By The Editors

The coronavirus has dramatically reshaped the economy and business world, driving significant disruption in the technology space and fundamentally transforming the way work gets done. In this climate, HR leaders have taken center stage, leading their workforces through the pandemic with an eye for employee well-being, connectivity, and agility. HR has stepped up like never before, claiming a key seat at the table as their organizations navigate an uncertain future.

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Leading From Within

The complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic shine a light on the benefits of a more engaging leadership approach.

By Buck Rogers

In the future, when reflecting on this moment in history, the strong leaders of today will be distinguished from those who preceded them by embodying one common quality: leading from within. Today more than ever, the leaders who are making a positive impact are actively engaging in new ways to receive employee input so they can best use the knowledge, talent, and experience within their teams. These leaders are dynamically learning and immediately adapting to meet the challenges they face. In contrast to leading from above, they are leading from within. This is a unique leadership quality that will become increasingly important and play a bigger role as businesses continue to move forward in the turbulent and dynamically changing environment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Top Concerns of CHROs

Six HR leaders share solutions to the issues keeping HR up at night: the impact of COVID-19, workforce planning, business agility, and the skills gap.

By Marta Chmielowicz

2020 has been a whirlwind of a year and HR leaders have found themselves at the frontlines, leading the charge into a new and uncertain reality. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, shelter in place orders, and social unrest of the past months, HR leaders have maintained a sense of normalcy while adapting to the changing needs of their businesses and the workplace at large. Now, they must develop a plan to face the unknown obstacles that lie ahead.

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Ahead of the Curve

Agile thinking and innovative HR initiatives define the achievements of the 2020 CHRO of the Year Award finalists.

By Marta Chmielowicz

In the past year, the business world has had to face unprecedented obstacles. A pandemic rocked the global economy, halting travel and forcing companies to indefinitely shut their doors. Civil unrest in the U.S. followed, propelling a national conversation about race and diversity and putting the spotlight on the corporate response. And now, businesses are forced to navigate the safe transition back to the office in a time of ongoing 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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Editor’s Note: Inspiring Innovation

HRO Today

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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