Russell Reynolds Associates: Succeeding in HR: Advice From Recently Appointed CHROs

Several CHROs talked about the need to learn about a new industry, ownership structure or work culture, and reading annual reports, engagement surveys, and any available presentations or data. Even internally appointed CHROs mentioned the need to broaden their understanding of various business units or regions. 

Russell Reynolds Associates writes a thoughtful piece on how CHROs can succeed in HR. In the first 90 days, advice from previous CHROs covers the following: relationships, impact, reputation, and resilience. The article gives key insights for HR leaders considering their next move. 

Key pieces of advice: 

  • Do your homework
  • Learn through others
  • Choose your boss
  • Build a breadth of experience
  • Expect a learning curve

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