Author: Marc Effron

CEOs are actively upgrading their CHRO talent with talent management needs driving much of that change

CEOs on what’s hot in the CHRO & talent marketplace?

CEOs are actively upgrading their CHRO talent with talent management needs driving much of that change, and board members are increasingly prominent in the process and often interview multiple candidates, writes Marc Effron. The CEOs we interview increasingly identify two capabilities that differentiate their preferred CHRO candidate: talent management, and top […]

HR should rely on the facts in determining how they add value to business

Busting common HR folklore with science

We have a responsibility to make fact-based decisions for our clients. The more science-based those facts are, the better decisions we’ll make, writes Marc Effron HR should always “start with the science”. When we don’t start with the science, we make poor quality decisions that negatively affect the design of […]

It's more efficient and effective to do away with a number of established processes and practices in the talent management process

10 talent management activities to stop doing right now

You can radically simplify your talent management practices by eliminating activities that don’t add value, writes Marc Effron 1. Eliminate “happy labels” on your performance management scale. Telling Suzy that she was “highly valued” or Bobby that he was a “star performer” provides no valuable information. The quest to create […]