Talent

Talent management

5 ways to attract, retain and develop talent

As organisations strive to keep pace with a global economic recovery, they will need to change and innovate in five key areas in order to attract, retain and develop talent in 2014, according to HR research and advisory firm Bersin by Deloitte. In order to attract talent, organisations will need […]

What are the top 5 talent trends of 2014 companies?

Companies will increasingly adopt a more strategic approach to workforce planning in 2014, as employers seek to build genuine competitive advantage through effective talent management initiatives, according to Futurestep. Forward-thinking companies are already realising that hiring for today’s skills means workforces could become quickly outdated, and Futurestep said 2014 will […]

What’s your talent philosophy?

Few companies have an explicit talent management philosophy, but it’s a straightforward process to develop and implement one, writes Marc Effron Could you say that your company has clear guidelines for how long it’s OK to be an average (50th percentile) performer? Or could you say there is consensus among […]

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Productivity: a missed opportunity for HR?

HR is missing a significant opportunity by not getting involved in the ownership of productivity-related drivers within organisations, according to a leading expert in workforce planning and analytics. “When we talk about workforce productivity, the interesting thing is HR people don’t really feel like that’s their job,” said Jeff Higgins, […]

How to improve skills and boost productivity

While some firms undertake workforce planning and development in an effective and sophisticated way, there are many others which don’t, according to the head of Australia’s peak skills advisory body. “All of our forecasting shows that we will need more skills and higher level skills,” said Robin Shreeve, CEO of […]