HR executives and other experts share their views on how the role of Chief Human Resources Officer is taking on greater influence within the C-suite and board.
The days of thinking of the CHRO as simply in charge of employee communications are over – the role is undergoing significant, and likely lasting, change. CHROs are becoming increasingly ingrained in business decisions, from the implementation of new technology to human capital strategy. But with this change comes a level of uncertainty about how the CHRO fits into an ever-evolving global business landscape. Only time will tell if the role has indeed evolved into a stepping stone to CEO.
In the final installment of this report, we turn our attention to one of the most pressing issues facing the human resources sector: diversity. In this section, we will examine how HR executives understand, work to implement, and track progress when it comes to building a more diverse workforce.