Category: CHRO

AccelHRate will identify, attract and place exceptional, high impact HR executives such as CHROs.

Holly Kortright – SVP of People at Ellucian

Holly Kortright is the Senior Vice President of People at Ellucian. She has more than 25 years of experience in both Fortune 500 and mid-size organizations, working at companies like Deltek, Capital One, ExxonMobil and consulting firms Hay Group and Andersen Consulting with emphasis on organizational development, leadership and talent development, change management, consulting, and business…

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Humana’s Tim Huval and the Power of Purpose

The Power of Purpose: Transforming the health of a company and the people it serves, beginning with its own. When Tim Huval joined Humana from Bank of America two and a half years ago as SVP and CHRO, he and his team were challenged with transforming the company from a traditional health insurance company to…

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Electronic Arts, Their A-Game … Building Strong HR Talent for the Future

What does a company that has a track record of building CHROs do when their Chief People Officer (CPO) is ready to retire? In this case, Electronic Arts had a great list of CHRO prospects to fill Gaby’s Toledano’s role when she announced she was transitioning out of the company recently. As highlighted in the…

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A conversation with Lisa Buckingham of Lincoln Financial Group

Lisa Buckingham Kim Shanahan – CEO of accelHRate HRO Magazine Many HR leaders often contemplate expanding their roles beyond HR. Many do not proactively seek these expanded responsibilities but are asked to take them on. How does an HR executive get there and how does he/she juggle the highly diverse responsibilities? Lisa Buckingham, Head of…

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Laurinda Pang: Journey to CHRO/CAO

You didn’t start in human resources. Describe your journey to become a CHRO/CAO. Laurinda: My career didn’t follow a predetermined path. I started in telecom in the heyday of telecom, cold calling and slinging long distance in New York for Allnet Communications. After being promoted to a new role, I started taking on project-based work…

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AccelHRate Gives Back

Our team members, Kelly, Megan, Liane, and Kim on Wednesday helped Women Giving Back prepare the store for Youth For Tomorrow. It was a lot of hard work but very rewarding just the same. accelHRate is a well-known and trusted retainer-based executive search firm that places CHROs and their direct reports across all industries and geographies….

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CHRO vs. CEO Turnover

Turnover in the Fortune 500 CHRO function over the past three years is at an all-time high – approximately 39% of F500 CHROs have turned over since the beginning of 2012, compared to 29% of F500 CEOs. What is causing this shift and what are the implications for the function and for CEOs going forward?…

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How does your HR function compare?

The divide between weak, mediocre and strong HR functions is wide Weak HR functions can be inhibitors, or “blockers,” to the business and can have a lasting negative effect on culture, talent and a company’s overall effectiveness. The opposite is true for strong HR functions—which can proactively drive all aspects of human capital across the…

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