Tagged: Talent Management
As the US economy lost 240,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate rises to 6.5%, one of the questions I know many people ask is the direction of the “talent management” marketplace. Let me give you our thoughts on the trends taking place.
First, the urgency of “talent management” in corporate HR organizations has ... Read more»
I just completed a series of interviews with three organizations going through the important, challenging, and time consuming process of implementing a new performance management system. In each case (a large healthcare provider, a global mining company, and a global call center operations company), the company is using the implementation of a performance management system ... Read more»
Whew. Earlier this year we embarked on a major research effort to understand the growing role of social networking in enterprise learning and talent management. The results are amazing. Let me give you a brief preview of some of our initial findings:
- Organizations are working mightily to figure out how to leverage social networking (blogs,
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In the last few months we have read more and more about the global economic slowdown. Jim Cramer, the Wall Street pundit, wrote in today’s New York Magazine, that he has never seen things as dismal as they are on Wall Street. Today the State of California announced a 5.7% unemployment rate, an increase of ... Read more»
We recently completed our annual research conference and I had a wonderful opportuinty to meet and talk with 15 different HR and L&D executives in a special roundtable. The theme of our research conference is The Business of Talent®, and as you will read, this theme comes through in almost every organization. Talent ... Read more»
I recently spent a few days in Mexico City meeting with HR and L&D leaders from some of the largest companies in Mexico (Banamex, Pemex, Groupo Modelo, and others). The meetings reinforced a very important trend which is going on in corporate training today: the “recentralization of corporate training.”
Over the last five years there ... Read more»
As we continue to study best practices in the implementation of corporate learning and talent management, we find that high performing organizations fall into two categories: those who endure and prosper over long periods of time (decades), and those who rapidly rise to prominence, then falter during a major business challenge, and often become acquired ... Read more»
This week we talked with five top Chief Learning Officers representing training leadership at EMC, Extra Space Storage, MetLife, Textron, and Trinity Health. This group of learning leaders will be discussing their L&D strategies and solutions at our upcoming research conference.
One of the biggest topics we discussed was how to build a corporate ... Read more»
This week I had a call with five financial services clients to understand the impact of the economic slowdown on their learning, talent, and systems investments. How are HR, talent strategies, and enterprise learning investments being affected by the credit crunch and slowdown in the US financial system?
(The clients included companies in banking and ... Read more»