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Lockdown Leaders Forum: Remuneration Trends for 2021

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Robert Half Executive Search held its virtual Lockdown Leaders Forum on 26 January 2021. Attended by CEOs and CFOs, Chief People Officers and HR Directors from a variety of industry sectors, key speakers discussed how executive reward policies will change in the wake of recent shifts in society, including the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the growing importance of the environmental, sustainability and governance (ESG) agenda, and burgeoning awareness of the need for more fairness in business and society, including diversity and inclusion.

What makes a good leader in the time of COVID-19?

Many companies are looking to evolve their leadership styles and methods to tackle the multiple challenges of COVID-19. Business-as-usual has been replaced by the need for agility and effective change management, balanced with resilience, empathy and compassion during what remains a highly uncertain time. So, what job skills and personality traits are key to making a good leader in this new environment?