Rethinking the HR Operating Model Virtual Working Group Series: Session 4 - Aligning HR Capabilities with Changes to the HR Operating Model | May 13, 2021 | WAIT LIST STARTED

Thursday | May 13, 2021

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"Rethinking the HR Operating Model Virtual Working Group Series"
Session 4 - Aligning HR Capabilities with Changes to the HR Operating Model
May 13, 2021 | 12:00-1:30 PM (EST) - WAIT LIST STARTED

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Companies faced many challenges in 2020 including COVID-19, natural disasters, and the effects of deep societal divides.  This has had a huge impact on organizations’ business results, business models and employees in some extreme and different ways.  Human Resources has been at the center of much of this and has made adjustments to operate in this new environment.  This CAHRS Series of working groups will focus on what we are learning from this and how it will impact the HR Operating Model as we move into the future.  Attendees to these sessions vary based on the focus of the working group but would include HR Shared Service leaders, HR COE leaders and HR Business Partners.

In this fourth working group in the series, CAHRS Academic Director and William J. Conaty Professor Brad Bell will lead a discussion regarding the new and amplified capabilities that the changing HR operating model requires.  Some of the questions we may address include:

•    What new capabilities do HR leaders need to adapt to the changes taking place inside and outside of their organizations?
•    What implications, if any, do changes in the HR operating model have for the ideal profile (e.g., background, experience) of a successful HR leader?
•    What strategies have companies identified as effective for developing emerging capabilities among HR leaders?

About our CAHRS Series of Working Groups

The CAHRS Series of working groups are designed to examine a particular theme or topic from a number of different perspectives. The other sessions included in the “Rethinking the HR Operating Model” working group series are listed below and can be found in the events section of the CAHRS website.  Individuals are encouraged to sign up for as many of the sessions in the series as match their interests and availability. 

•    HR Operations and Shared Services – What’s New | February 18, 2021
•    Adjusting COEs post COVID | March 17, 2021,
•    HR Business Partners – Lessons from Working Remotely | April 15, 2021

Our virtual working groups are kept small (15-20 participants) to allow for rich discussion and best practice sharing.  Given the limited size of each session, we ask that you only register for a session if you will be able to attend for the duration.  Prior to the session, attendees should give some thought to the questions included in the description, so they are prepared to share with the group.  We also strongly prefer that participants be on camera during the session to allow for more engaging interaction.  If for some reason after you sign up for the working group, something comes up last minute (especially while many of us are working from home), it would be great to get even a last minute e-mail advising us that you cannot attend as we sometimes have a waiting list.