Like many of the paradigm shifts we are seeing in talent management, the paradigm of what constitutes effective job performance is rapidly evolving. Much of this has been influenced by the research on social networks in organizations and the benefits of aligning organization goals and objectives with employee objectives. Network … Continue reading Just What Is Job Performance
During a tour of Google headquarters in 2014, our host described the impressive amount of time and effort the entire company put into hiring the best talent. However, he went on to proudly state that Google was even better at firing people. Why would the world’s #2 Most Admired Company … Continue reading Why It’s Critical to Be Even Better at Firing Than Hiring
The ultimate leadership development investment not only increases the capacity and capability of leaders but also provides a return to the organization in terms of meaningful results. We just completed a project with a client that achieved both. The Situation: A mature and growing business wanted to assure their continued success. … Continue reading Making a Difference: Intentional Development in Action
Google “Strategic Talent Management” and you will come up with about 2 million hits. The discussion about STM is reaching a fevered pitch online, in blogs, and at conferences. Approaching talent from a strategic perspective is more than just a hot topic. It is a significant evolutionary step up from … Continue reading Top Signs That You Are NOT Taking a Strategic Approach to Talent
The raft of baby boomers set to retire is astounding at some companies. I had a client that has been in existence for decades that recently experienced the largest per capita retirement in their history – many in leadership and executive roles. Add to this that 401k balances and stock … Continue reading Are You Ready for the Silver Tsunami?