Posts Tagged Talent Management
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
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.
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.
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?
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
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.
On February 15, @shrmnextchat chatted with Kristen Harcourt,
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.
Making a manager: The people behind the success stories
As a new manager, I often wondered about my own managers’ mentors and inspiration.
The Evolution of “Manager”
What it really means to “manage up,” and how to do it effectively
Advice on Managing Former Peers
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.