Talent Management Challenges in 2011

Coaching Tip

“Retaining, recruiting and managing high performers will become more difficult and complicated in the new year,” said Douglas Matthews, COO of Right Management. “We Concern is growing because talent is increasingly the only sustainable differentiator organization have. Developing and pursuing a coherent talent management strategy is essential to executing on business strategy.”.

One Page Talent Management: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

One Page Talent Management: Eliminating Complexity, Adding Value Marc Effron and Miriam Ort Harvard Business Press (2010) A comprehensive analysis of “the most powerful, repeatable processes that create successful talent&# The claim by Marc Effron and Miriam Ort that they offer “the most powerful&# processes that create successful talent is, at best, debatable.

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Employee Engagement & Talent Management #cipd11

Rapid BI

Management CIPD cipd11 Employee engagement talent managementEngagement – heads they win, tails you lose Who are “THEY”? Why your competitors of course. This article contains some of my thoughts and reflections from Day 2 of the annual CIPD conference in Manchester UK. The recurring theme and thought at this years CIPD annual conference for HR professionals has been engagement. Some speakers have [.].

How highest-performing labs use the best talent-management practices

First Friday Book Synopsis

They include three exhibits: Exhibit 1: Among practices that influence a lab’s productivity, talent is the one most correlated with high [.]. Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article now available at the website of The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. It was co-authored by Wouter Aghina, Marc de Jong, and Daniel Simon.

Talent Management & Identification – who are we kidding?

Rapid BI

Talent management is a little like asking - How many squares? - Management how many squares lateral thinking nine box grid problem solving succession planning talent talent managementHow we look at people, organizations and capacity is what will give us the competitive advantage.

Social Media, Talent Management & Communications #cipd11

Rapid BI

Social Media – the power of communications using internal & external talent Social business is born and its all change for Human Resources, marketing, communication, engagement,talent management… At one level or another we have all been impacted by some form of social media, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Forums, Blogs, Yammer, Sametime, MSN etc. Management Employee engagement social business social media talent management twitter

19 Revealing CEO Leadership Quotes

C-Level Strategies

Talent management. “We call it performance management but are you managing performance or just appraising it? “Know and track your top talent. RELATED POSTS: What Every CEO Should Know About Talent Alignment.

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Talent Management Malleability? #hci2011engage

Management Craft

I will be part of a panel discussion at the HCI conference in Chicago next week (my surgery is 7/13) and will be talking talent management. For example, I make the argument that an effective talent management system needs to initially cast a wider net in terms of understanding the many reasons people are staying, leaving, and growing or stagnating. This can apply to any large HR or OD system but is especially important for talent management.

Possibility Maximizer: Human Capital Handbook 2011

Maximizing Possibility

The Resource: HubCap Digital's Human Capital Handbook 2011 What It Covers: This free download from HubCap Digital is the organization's first installment of what is meant to be a "living document" that continually evolves to adapt to the needs of its audience facing an ever-changing. Employee Performance Human Resources Leadership Strategy Talent ManagementHappy Friday - I hope you have had a wonderful week!

Video Book Club: One Page Talent Management

Next Level Blog

Fortunately, Marc Effron and Miriam Ort are here to save us from ourselves with their book, One Page Talent Management. It’s a great book for anyone charged with developing talent. That’s just about any leader; not just those in the talent management function.

Character Development + Skill Development = Leadership

The Leadership Advisor

Responsibility is about self-management, and about owning the problem. Marlene has a master’s degree in HR Development from Webster University and is the author of Stop Workplace Drama (Wiley 2011).

Leadership & The Expectation Gap

N2Growth Blog

Let me make this as simple as I can; managing expectations is gamesmanship – aligning them is leadership. Promises made and consistently kept based upon solid reasoning and underlying business logic, will help to create a solid brand attracting loyal customers and talented employees.

#Coaching, OD, and Talent Management #ASTD

Management Craft

We had a great conversation about coaching and middle management. Interested in talent management? I added TONS more information and detail to my HCI M-Prize contest entry on the Management eXchange site. Check out the expanded post here: Start with a better questions to create a better talent management system: The Talent Management Cloud. Three things to share: 1. I was on Ms. Melanie's radio show called SPARK last night.

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The CEO’s Most Pressing People Challenges

C-Level Strategies

Talent development. Problem finding talent that can write well. Succession planning – “a lot of expertise in our business, huge risk if we don’t manage succession” Developing a sense of identity and alignment with the company because of multiple acquisitions.

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Four Priorities Keeping CEOs Up at Night

C-Level Strategies

Talent Management. More than ever, CEOs realize how critical it is for them to be directly involved in talent management. At one point a member suggested that part of their role should specifically be designated, “Chief of Talent.&#.

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The Number One Thing CEOs Wish They’d Done Differently

C-Level Strategies

In each session the question invariably arises, “What do you wish you’d done differently when you first took the job?&# And in each session the response is overwhelmingly the same, “I wish I’d moved faster on talent decisions.&#.

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Are You A Fill In The Gap Leader?

The Leadership Advisor

Know when the gap exists from this dearth of skills and manage it appropriately. Talent misalignment - In today’s streamlined environment, people can be asked to fulfill roles that may be outside their normal purview.

What Every CEO Should Know About Talent Alignment

C-Level Strategies

In that post I talked about how invariably when CEOs are asked, “What’s the one thing you wish you’d done differently when you took your role&# they say, “I wish I’d moved faster on talent decisions.&#. Talent Decisions.

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Leadership and Knowledge Management

N2Growth Blog

That said, there is a plethora of add water and mix content management systems, workflow collaboration tools, and KM solutions that are affordable and easy to use. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - A Look Ahead at 2011

Maximizing Possibility

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!  Today I would like to shift gears and take a look ahead at what the HR, talent management, and leadership development blogging community sees in store for us in 2011.

Training Isn’t Dead – But it Should Be

N2Growth Blog

Training focuses on technique – Development focuses on talent. Leadership Talent Management Uncategorized Development leadership development Mike Myatt N2growth Training Training is Dead Training vs DevelopmentBy Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - 2010 Rewind Edition

Maximizing Possibility

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!  The HR, talent management, and leadership development blogging community is no stranger to this tradition.

Book Review: The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management

LDRLB

This is why I a fan of the new book The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management. Kevin’s idea, really the idea of integrated talent management, is that most companies develop people through different silos: hiring, performance management, benefits and leadership development. The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management is a great read.

Talent management

Talent Technologies

Talent management is increasingly critical for companies where winning the war for talent is central to success in Asia, yet time and again we come across these companies making major errors in their talent management processes. The Talent Management mistakes companies make. However, hiring for Education doesn’t necessarily give companies the Talent they require. Run Talent Factor with everyone your management team.

Authenticate…Whatever

The Leadership Advisor

An absolute essential to successful and profitable business which supports quality talent retention, acquisition and engagement. Culture Development Leadership Organizational Development Authentication Engaged Employees Organizational Culture Profitability Success Talent Management

Turning Exits Into Insights

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is another article written by Mike Prokopeak for the “Talent Management Perspectives&# featured by Talent Management magazine (March 2011). To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the Talent Management and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click here. * * * When a valued employee [.].

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Do Your Employees Leave In Handcuffs?

The Leadership Advisor

If I were to ask, “ How do you manage an employee? Even employees have a pretty solid idea of how they should be managed. That’s way too easy and pretty much a cop out for a lazy manager. This is not to say that employees should be viewed as 2nd rate talent.

Five Principles of Inspirational Leadership

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is another contribution to the “Talent Management Perpsectives” series by David Greenberg as featured in Talent Management magazine. Bob's blog entries “Talent Management Perspectives” Boost transparency Chief Learning Officer magazine Connect and collaborate David Greenberg Dov Seidman Extend trust Five Principles of Inspirational Leadership How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything.in

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Talent Management Best Practice 1 – Ensure Employability

Strategy Driven

Combined with evolving employee tastes and a need to increase productivity, talent development takes on new importance. You just finished reading Talent Management Best Practice 1 - Ensure Employability !

What you may may not know about recruiting and retaining top talent

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article from Talent Management magazine that cites some key findings from recent research on how employers are using hiring bonuses to attract and retain A players and High Potentials. Bob's blog entries attract and retain A players and High Potentials “Reviving and Inspiring the Workforce: 2011 Compensation Trends Survey” Buck Consultants (A Xerox Company) Talent Management magazine What you may may not know about recruiting and retaining top talent

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48 U.S. Companies Named “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is the first portion of an article featured by Talent Management magazine. To see the list of 48 companies, check out all the resources, and sign up for a free subscription to the Talent Management and Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click here. * * * The National Business Group on [.].

Recommended Resource – The Executive Guide to High-Impact Talent Management

Strategy Driven

Benefits of Using this Reference StrategyDriven Contributors like The Executive Guide to High-Impact Talent Management because the blueprint provided is implementable, actionable, and based on many of the practices endorsed by StrategyDriven.

Should Leaders Care About Employee Happiness?

Michael Lee Stallard

connection culture employee engagement leadership connection cultures E Pluribus Partners employee happiness employee motivation fired up or burned out leadership development leadership speaker michael lee stallard productivity talent management teambuildingShould leaders care about employee happiness or is employee engagement a passing fad? Let me frame this debate in a slightly different way that I believe provides the best answer.

Even Highly Engaged Workers Are a Flight-Risk

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an article written by Mike Prokopeak for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click here. * * * Just because employees are highly engaged doesn’t mean they’re going to stick around. And [.].

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Five Principles of Effective Cross-Cultural Management

First Friday Book Synopsis

Cook to the “Talent Management Perspectives&# series featured by Talent Management magazine (March 2011). Bob's blog entries "Talent Management Perspectives" series Acknowledging the Talent Challenges Chief Learning Officer Elizabeth Bernhard Executive Selection and Integration Five Principles of Effective Cross-Cultural Management Joseph A. Here is another contribution by Elizabeth Bernhard and Joseph A.

How Leaders Connect to Boost Employee Engagement

Michael Lee Stallard

Here’s a link to an audio interview Jason Pankau and I did with Jeremie Kubicek, CEO of GiANT ( GiANT Impact , Catalyst and Chick-fil-A Leadercast ). Jeremie is the author of a great book entitled Leadership is Dead: How Influence is Reviving It.

Five Strategies for Hiring Success

Chart Your Course

The National Association of Colleges and Employers estimates the average cost-per-hire in 2011 and 2012 was $5,100. Some managers are good interviewers, some aren’t. It’s never been easier to find warm bodies to fill job slots.

Leadership & Presence

N2Growth Blog

Leadership Miscellaneous Talent Management Command Presence Leadership and Presence Mike Myatt N2growth Never Let them see you sweat PresenceBy Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Can you be a true leader without possessing a command presence?

Avoid The Peter Principle - Stop Promoting Talent Beyond Their Abilities

Maximizing Possibility

Employee Selection Personality Profile bad hire employee selection hiring sales people hiring the best talent Peter Principle pre-employment personality profile assessment talent management strategyEver hired or promoted someone who did not work out based upon prior direct experience or references?

Hard Goals Feel Good

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is a contribution by Mark Murphy to the “Performance Management&# series featured by Talent Management magazine (January 2011). Bob's blog entries "Performance Management" series "The Oprah Winfrey Show" 1-800-Got-Junk Chief Learning Office magazine Hard Goals Feel Good HARD Goals: The Secret to Getting From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be Mark Murphy MediaTec Talent Management magazine

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