Resources for
HR Leaders
in a New Role

When making the leap to a new position, almost half (46%) of executives across all functions — HR included — tumble and underperform. 

Gartner has analyzed thousands of leadership transitions, and uncovered various insights you can leverage to establish yourself as an effective enterprise leader during your transition and beyond. 

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    First 100 Days: A Guide for New-to-Role Heads of HR

    The peer advice and research included in this guide, will help you accelerate your transition and drive impact at your organization.

    CHRO Self-Diagnostic

    This interactive tool allows you to evaluate your mastery of activities core to the CHRO role. Upon completion you'll get personalized feedback.

    Becoming a World-Class CHRO

    Written by CHROs for CHROs, this whitepaper defines the global standard for a world-class chief human resources officer.

    Objective Setting Toolkit

    This toolkit is designed to help you outline your objectives and share your new vision and strategy with your team, stakeholders and leadership. 

    Strategy on a Page Template

    This one-page template is designed to help you successfully articulate your strategic plan for HR.  

    Support beyond your transition

    With CEOs concerned about the availability of key skills, 71% of CHROs are spending more time on business issues beyond HR. 

    Lead your function to success with Gartner for CHROs, the definitive, comprehensive research and advisory resource for HR decision makers. We help:

    • Diagnose your current state with objective assessments, research and advice to help you make informed decisions
    • Develop your plan with best practices and trends to formulate your strategy
    • Execute and drive change with practical tools, templates and guides to reduce work time

    Take a look at the full list of initiatives we support, including critical skills and competency development, current and future leadership bench, and employee experience.