Posts tagged talent
How did Oxford just become the world's best university? A lesson in Talent Management

For the first time, Oxford has become the world's no.1 University in the Times Rankings for 2016/7 snatching away the title from CIT, Stanford and MIT.

How did they do it?
According to vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford, Louise Richardson, says: it’s all about recruiting the best scholars, she says, since “any university is only as good as the academics it can attract”. Research performance and academic reputation form a huge part of what makes an institution successful.

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HR strategic disasters have this 1 link in common...

In fact, the secret of success is linked to the quality and depth of the analysis and thorough understanding of the organisation, the HR function and the 'mood' of the stakeholders (both internal and external) as well as the organsiational macro position. These are just some of the areas for deep analysis that cause catastrophic problems.

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What is 'talent' and how can we identify it? The missing element

In this article and there have been a number as the Penna report came out, it's coming to light people don't really understand this piece of terminology and also don't know how to assess future potential (79% of 1000 respondents).

Personally I think the word is misleading. It's a piece of consultancy junk that has been adopted to make it sound glamorous and in that application it's only confused everyone with the generic label.

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Urgent news! Another survey highlights the worsening skills shortage.

This survey on skills shortages from Adzuna (online job board) says almost 2 vacancies for every person applying. The skills are the problem though.

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Do you really understand training (and learning)? 3 ways to create real change ...

Are our training efforts sinking like a ship? Have we lost the passion for training because we failing to create real change?

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3 things HR definitely isn't doing enough of in Talent Management - do you agree with no. 2?

Take a look at what John the Exec MD of Thinking HR has to say on the subject.. you know he's going to say something BOLD. Take a quick glance at his video summarising some of what's been raised this week.

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Is Talent Management truly BROKEN? Could HR manage its way out of a paperbag?

Is this a massive HR failure?

As 78% report they struggle with recruiting the right talent, do we finally have to own up to the fact that our systems and practices are way behind the market and go back to the drawing board?

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Do we need to redefine the word Talent to get better at Talent Management? 3 tips that might help you

Is clarifying our definition of TALENT one of the keys to re-engineering our strategy? Or getting better focus? Do we need to engage with the business better to get the meaning across (especially as true business partner)?

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