This Orientation Guide on Talent Management offers advice on how to create a program that aligns all talent acquisition, development and assessment efforts with strategic business goals.Read More
There is some inclination by our execs to want to enshrine a training policy to make sure training of employees takes place/gets done. I'm not necessarily opposed, but I also am not convinced it's going to help much. We want to boost participation rates, but I feel like forcing employees to seek out training could backfire.
—Development Dilemma, agriculture/forestry, Lagos, Nigeria
Some say office ‘hoteling,’ where workers do not have a set workspace, can help employees collaborate while cutting employers’ office space costs.Read More
Take a page out of football coaches’ playbook by using instant replay and watching game tape to improve leadership development.Read More
More than 40 years since ‘What Color Is Your Parachute?’ first printed, Richard Bolles’ book is still considered a definitive manual on career change.Read More
Though women have made strides in the C-suite, a significant gender gap remains. It’s a deficit some U.S. companies are determined to change.Read More
Today’s young workers are ready to manage and lead in today’s workplace, argues authors Michael Watkins and PJ Neal..Read More
If you were forced to only talk about five things with your employees during the course of a year, what would those things be?Read More
Is there any logical grouping or hierarchical order to the factors that impact talent management? For example, gaps include: A) imprecise career paths, B) engagement, C) skills development, D) subjective performance assessments, etc. Are there rules about which is foundational and which is built on the foundation?
—More than Theory, training and development leader, telecommunications, Quebec
Never-ending conference calls and endless streams of emails and instant messages can cause some workers to seek solitudeRead More