Wendy Hirsh

Will it take another 20 years for career development to improve?

With many employees considering their employment options after the disruption and anxiety of the past couple of years, employers will lose good staff if they don’t listen to what their employees are...


The key characteristics for effective performance conversations

Don’t ask managers to squash discussion of potential and career development into the last few minutes of a performance review


Tailored talent management better than 'best practice' approach

Research has found a 'best-fit' talent management strategy tailored to individual organisations' needs is most beneficial


Performance management – time for HR to let go?

We've known for nearly 50 years why this assessment-dominated, backward-focused ritual doesn’t improve performance


How to win at talent and succession

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