Talent Management

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Millennial this, millennial that. Advertisements for products to hide gray hair or wrinkling skin. Slogans like “60 is the new 40.” Increasing charges of age discrimination. All these factors indicate that the U.S. is stuck in a youth oriented society. The problem is that perception drives employers to ignore older workers, often to the detriment of the company.

Older workers a rising force

July 14, 2017

 

 

Over the coming decades “Mature Workers” (defined as age 50+) will be one of the largest sources of talent available. Given this reality and the invaluable nature of older workers’ experience and skills, organizations must develop both acquisition and retention strategies to employ the mature workforce and stay competitive. That’s where SHRM, the SHRM Foundation, and AARP come in. 

May 24, 2017

 

 

Overworked, without recognition and underpaid to boot. This is a common complaint by employees and a reason that many believe their teams are unhappy, but the HRM Canada article Are Your Workers Underutilized? – How to Tap Into Their Potential reveals an alternative explanation, and it might be the secret to supercharging teams.

April 27, 2017

Talent management is, without a doubt, one of the greatest challenges facing HR professionals all over the world. As I travel back and forth across the nation connecting with SHRM chapters and members, I hear that putting the right people into the right positions has become even more difficult in the past year. Talent is top of mind for everyone, and they all want know:  

How do I make my recruiting practices more effective?

April 25, 2017

 

Nearly 50 human resource and recruiting experts will offer presentations on a wide range of talent acquisition and recruiting topics at the 2017 Talent Management Conference & Exposition April 24-26 in Chicago.

Some of the concurrent session speakers shared quotes that highlight the focus of their presentations.

Monday, April 24

 

March 28, 2017

 

Today is Pi Day as well as Albert Einstein’s birthday. As you may know, the number π is a mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, commonly approximated as 3.14159. If we round up, it’s 3.1416 or 3/14/16 – today!!

This is a day to think about math and science and the future of work. To change the world will require future generations to anchor their learning in science and math.

March 14, 2017

 


 

The HR profession is known for its catchphrases, and the expression “war for talent” is a phrase that is certain to produce a lively debate.

Whether you think the war is over or is only getting more intense, one thing is clear: It’s critical that talent managers are informed about the latest trends to remain competitive.

February 13, 2017
 
 
Limited dollars for talent development? High expectations for measurable impact? More requests and expressed needs than resources available? These are just some of the challenges facing HR today. The solution: make strategic talent investments that directly link to the business strategy.
 
January 19, 2017
 
 
I love this question. I love philosophizing about these things. Playing out the “on the one hand” scenario. I’m one of those weirdos who enjoys playing out possible scenarios in an effort to figure out which might work out the best. Because with this question as with many others the answer is a frustrating one.
 
It depends.
 
January 17, 2017

 

 

Making a manager: The people behind the success stories

As a new manager, I often wondered about my own managers’ mentors and inspiration.

January 10, 2017
 
In 2017, HR is expected to adapt to keep up with the changing business environment and evolving employee expectations.
 
1. A VERY COMPETITIVE TALENT MARKETPLACE
 
January 5, 2017

 


 

What it really means to “manage up,” and how to do it effectively

December 27, 2016

 

Management advice for my younger self

In my early career, I was like many green, young managers—convinced I could do it all and determined to prove I could go it alone. Not surprisingly, I was mistaken. I recently asked some of the leaders I respect most about their own early career faux pas and what advice they wish someone had given them. The responses fell rather neatly into two categories.

December 13, 2016