Hugo Bague shares his experience across a long career as an HR Leader, including most recently as the Global CHRO at Rio Tinto.
Advocating for collaboration across companies and industries, Hugo describes his vision for how HR professionals can work together to provide the new skills, training and mindset needed for the future.
Sharing experiences from the Ebola crisis to addressing gender imbalance in the mining industry, Hugo describes his successful approach to quantifying areas of people strategy that can be difficult to measure and promotes long term thinking.
Noting that Human Resources is an area of business experiencing significant change, Hugo describes the leadership opportunities for HR and his optimism for the impact HR can have in caring for people and planet.
Here’s a snapshot of a few things we talked about:
[4:30] The role of HR in creating sustainable communities, balancing the short and long term social impacts
[5:45] The Ebola crisis in West Africa, the importance of local empowerment and supporting mental health
[12:20] The opportunity to ‘New Skill’ in a digital and automated world
[15:42] Training and development – collaborating with other companies, across industries, to develop new skills
[20:00] Gender equality in the mining industry, how measurability helped create change
[27:40] The biggest change is happening in Human Resources, now is the time for HR to drive.
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