Look around at top corporations today and you’ll see that many of the most successful CHROs don’t come from traditional HR backgrounds. The role of HR leader has evolved significantly in recent years, in response to a growing demand for new and broader skill sets. Long consigned to a mid-level staff role, today’s CHRO not only has a seat at the executive table and but is also regularly considered a critical presence in the C-suite. CHROs who rise through the ranks, and especially those who’ve worked in different areas of the businesses they serve, bring an array of perspectives. Here are a few of the most valuable.
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