Talent Management – a call to arms!


Posted by Damien Stork - Director | strategic planning, Talent management, talent retention
Posted on April 30th, 2010 at 10:22 am

In an in-depth report published last week by Deloitte we can see a stark presentation of some of the very real challenges that face businesses globally with regard to their talent.  At this particular stage of the economic cycle organisations are more vulnerable than ever and the level of competition for talent and future talent means businesses cannot afford not to act.    
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Talent succession meets the world


Posted by Paul Daley - Director, APAC | emerging talent, people management, Talent management, talent succession
Posted on April 22nd, 2010 at 10:00 am

Talent succession (the identification, qualification and mapping of high performers / potential into future role / capability requirements) has long been the domain of talent management experts who scurry through the internal population to pick out the golden jewels. However, this role is changing…
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Changing times for recruitment vendors


Posted by Chris Herrmannsen - CEO | recruitment process outsourcing, strategic planning
Posted on April 16th, 2010 at 12:27 pm

Over the past 24 hours two things inspired me to write this blog.  Firstly, at the annual UK Recruiter Awards ceremony a certain large RPO provider was boo’ed repeatedly by members of the recruitment community as they were nominated for various industry awards and now this blog post
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So now that date is set…


Posted by Damien Stork - Director | strategic planning, Talent management
Posted on April 6th, 2010 at 5:22 pm

As the date for the general election nears, I am fascinated to see how all the major parties are dealing with the issue of the economy. For the first time in decades, neither party can do anything by way of offering handouts or incentives to win votes as all are confronted by the enormity of the national debt. The degree of constraint is quite unique and it isn’t yet clear to see how the competitors will differentiate themselves in their strategy to return the economy to solid growth. It will certainly be heated though, as the risks are still extremely high of a return to negative growth and division in opinions is starting to emerge.

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