Talent

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The best leaders: few and far, born not made

Leadership is in crisis with baby boomers retiring and fewer Gen Ys stepping up to the plate, according to a number of leadership experts, who predict there will be profound shortages of leaders in the future. This problem is compounded by the fact that there is a shortage of leadership […]

How middle managers roadblock productivity

Efforts to improve the productivity and performance of Australian organisations are being stymied by inefficient and under skilled middle managers, according to a recent research report. There are around half a million middle managers in Australia, and ATO data shows that 1.2 million Australians list their occupation as ‘manager’, according […]

HR: high priest of culture and talent?

HR should be the “high priest” of culture and talent within organisations and actively drive leaders to set the example, develop and retain talent and build a culture of high performance, according to global leadership expert Manfred Kets de Vries. HR – The high priest of culture. I always say […]

Infosys’ 3 keys to talent management

A clear focus on succession planning and leadership, a unique career architecture and a closely aligned training and development program are three keys that have enabled Infosys to attract, develop and retain talent, according to its local head of HR. Training and development is the most important element of talent […]

How to beat the rise in employee flight risk

Australian organisations are facing a serious business risk with nearly two-thirds of employees actively or passively looking for a new job, with a similar amount of them looking to move within the next six months, a recent research report has found. Higher remuneration is the main reason people are assessing […]