5 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 insights, peer advice and research included in this guide, will equip you to accelerate your transition and drive impact at your organization.

Building Key Relationships

Success for transitioning CHROs is increasingly defined by the ability to break down HR silos and achieve talent objectives in partnership with peers across the C-Suite. This guide details four key steps to take to build key relationships. 

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.  

Becoming a World-Class CHRO Whitepaper

Written by CHROs for CHROs, this whitepaper defines the global standard for a world-class chief human resources officer, with a focus on how the best heads of HR perform their roles and how aspiring leaders are developed. 

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    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. 

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