Exceptional HR leadership is a key strategic enabler, re-defining an organisation and transforming the HR function.
Good HR is contextual. The HR talent pool is very broad, encompassing generalists and specialists with different approaches gained in mature and developing markets and in organisations at varying stages of growth. With our global experience across regions, countries and organisations, we have deep knowledge of what works – and more importantly what doesn’t.
Occupying a key business role, the HR leader is tasked with both helping the organisation achieve its goals today and ensuring it is fit for the future. A strong commercial perspective, collaboration with other functional leaders and competitive foresight are essential to ensure – through strong personal impact – that HR delivers quantifiable value to the business.
Our standing in the global HR community and our approach to expert teaming at Boyden secures the best talent for our clients. With our insight into economic trends and developments in the HR function, we know how to assess candidates in a complex, global economy. We go beyond assessing professional experience to uncover how personal values and attitudes will resonate with a client organisation and lead to exceptional engagement and performance.
In his latest blog post, David Thomas delves into the importance of people and purpose in today's business environment. He highlights how people are a top priority for executives globally and why HR representation at the board level is critical for ensuring people remain at the heart of decision-making.
Saying goodbye is a natural part of the lifecycle of employment and running a business. Whether driven by changes in your business or a difficult economic environment, layoffs are inevitable in the long run. One of your most important responsibilities as a leader is setting the tone around challenging issues, and offboarding employees is a true test of leadership.