Talent Management


People policies becoming a major focus at Lookers

Jenny Roper, 31 Jul 2015

Lookers’ Nigel McMinn explains the role better people policies have played, and what he looks for in...


Talking talent with employees – to tell or not to tell?

Steve Newhall, 29 Jul 2015

The dilemma of 'to tell or not tell?' a high-potential employee that they have been identified as such...


Talent, change and innovation at Warburtons

Katie Jacobs, 27 Jul 2015

In the ultra-competitive bread market (yes, really) innovation rules. But creative products and processes...

What's the evidence for... change management?

Rob Briner, 27 Jul 2015

Change management is rife with unsupported theories, so here Rob Briner examines the actual evidence....

HRDs must lead on creating start-up mentality

Jenny Roper, 24 Jul 2015

HRDs must take greater ownership of introducing an entrepreneurial culture, according to Sahar Hashemi,...

CHROs should demand more investment in HR talent

Patrick Wright, 23 Jul 2015

Have you ever known someone who constantly complains about their condition, yet seems to do nothing to...

CEO moves leave costly gaps

Katie Jacobs, 22 Jul 2015

A lack of comprehensive succession strategy means CEO departures can trigger a cycle of damaging events...

Sweden easiest country to place international talent

Becky Frith, 22 Jul 2015

Sweden is the easiest location in which to place talented workers from other countries, according to...

Organisations confusing recruitment with talent acquisition

Becky Frith, 20 Jul 2015

Organisations that confuse recruitment with talent acquisition risk undermining strategic talent management...

Using data could boost UK productivity by 3%

Becky Frith, 13 Jul 2015

Using data to inform business decisions could boost the UK’s productivity by 3%, according to innovation...

How to successfully manage creative people

Ben Tallon, 09 Jul 2015

There’s a default mechanism, deep in the subconscious mind of freelance creative professionals. It...

The top traits associated with talent

Becky Frith, 09 Jul 2015

Top performers should be considered an “essential ingredient” for business success, according to...

How HR should reinvent leadership development

Herminia Ibarra, 03 Jul 2015

HR professionals rely too much on formal training for leadership development. More strategic ways of...

Traditional hiring methods holding companies back from finding talent

Becky Frith, 02 Jul 2015

Traditional hiring methods could be holding companies back from finding top talent, according to a report...

Herminia Ibarra: How to act like a leader

Katie Jacobs, 29 Jun 2015

When faced with new roles, old patterns of thinking and behaving can hang around. But in order to become...

What HR can learn from political leaders

Piers Robinson, 24 Jun 2015

Politicians can offer business leaders very public examples of how – or how not – to bring other...

How HR can develop 'systems leaders'

Nicola Walsh, 22 Jun 2015

Public sector leaders have traditionally adopted a ‘heroic’ approach to leadership. Think of ‘super...

How to win at talent and succession management

Wendy Hirsh, 18 Jun 2015

Principal associate at the Institute for Employment Studies Wendy Hirsh gives 10 practical tips for talent...

Charlie Mayfield: business must forecast to prepare for tomorrow

Jenny Roper, 17 Jun 2015

The greatest challenge facing business today is having the ability to forecast and adapt, chairman of...

Should HR rebrand to talent management?

Jenny Roper, 17 Jun 2015

With talent management, attraction and retention becoming such important aspects of an HR role, should...

In this issue: July 2015
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Puzzle it out: The UK's productivity conundrum – and what HR can do to solve it

Best thing since sliced bread: HR at Warburtons

Shining stars: Celebrating 20 years of HR Excellence

Learn a thing or two: Areas of interest for L&D

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