Marc Havercroft


Marc Havercroft

About Marc Havercroft

Marc Havercroft brings more than 20 years’ experience within the future workforce strategy and transformation helping clients adapt their HR strategy to meet the opportunity of the new digital world and the future workforce needed. His expertise includes advisory & strategy and workforce design for organisations going through major change as well as new entrants into EMEA, North America, and APJ & Greater China regions from both green field to M&A structures. From Talent acquisition to talent management, Marc provides clients with not only high level visibility on current & global trends , but is able to turn this into meaningful workforce strategies that deliver. He has worked across industries from financial services, Telco, Energy, media, digital social, to public sector, with many of his solutions honored with industry awards. Marc is a Fellow of the AHRI, and a member of the AHRI Council, based out of Sydney, Australia where he lives with his wife and two children, He operates across the globe for SAP.

Innovative Companies Think Differently About People

8-Jun-2018 | Marc Havercroft

Diversity has come into sharp focus during the past year, but conversations are focused largely on gender, age, or ethnicity. Diversity of thought receives less attention. That’s a missed opportunit

Rage Against The Machine? Don’t Waste Your Energy

28-Mar-2018 | Marc Havercroft

Open a book, read a magazine, or watch a film and there’s every chance you’ll see another horror scenario of robots taking over our lives. It makes for great storytelling, but won’t help you nav

HR, CHRO, CFO, leadership, finance, talent management

Why (And How) Technology Is Bringing HR And The CFO Together

18-Dec-2017 | Marc Havercroft

There is an often-told joke where a CFO of a company asks the CEO, “What if we invest in our people and they leave?” – to which the CEO responds, “What if we don’t and they stay?” This ill

The Millennial Conundrum: Why We’re Failing Our Employees

30-Oct-2017 | Marc Havercroft

I don’t care what millennials need in the workplace—and you shouldn’t either. It seems controversial because discussing and responding to the needs of this generation is very much in vogue ri

What Your Employee Engagement Score Says About You

31-Aug-2017 | Marc Havercroft

Sure, the annual employment engagement survey gives a snapshot into employee morale and satisfaction at one particular moment in time. But does it really define what your business needs over the cours

Recruiting In The Digital Age: What’s It All About?

20-Jul-2017 | Marc Havercroft

Ask any business about its top challenges for 2017, and odds are, recruiting and retaining talent are somewhere on that list. Organisations are realizing more and more that their workforce is in fact

Building The Bridge Between HR And Finance To Strengthen Long-Term Strategic Success

12-Jun-2017 | Marc Havercroft

Far too often we see organizations challenged to build a strong case for change when it comes to digital transformation. What is becoming more and more apparent is that there are two key players who

An Eye On The Horizon – What Is Your People Plan For 2017?

20-Dec-2016 | Marc Havercroft

We’re approaching the planning season in our profession: covering plans for the business, for people, performance, and rewards, learning, budgets, and all the acronyms and titles you can think of.

What Does The Modern Workplace Look Like?

14-Dec-2016 | Marc Havercroft

We are inundated with information about life and work in the digital era. How should the modern workplace look and feel? Let’s break things down into practical elements you can consider in your comp

HR Transformation: How To Make Your Case For Change

6-Dec-2016 | Marc Havercroft

The pace of change in today’s businesses is quick, but is HR transformation keeping up? Answering this question can spell success or failure for organisations. My recent appointment to the AHRI C