Category - Talent Development

A challenging decade for People and Culture professionals

What are we seeing? Since even before the GFC of 2009, this really has been a challenging decade for People and Culture professionals. Their challenges have included: A prolonged period of organisational stress with downsizing, continuing business caution, and a focus on cost containment and “survival” rather than on growth. The shortened tenure of CEOs

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How Netflix reivented HR

Netflix HR – HBR Article  –  People find the Netflix approach to talent and culture compelling for a few reasons…..the most obvious is that Netflix has been really successful. Watch the slideshow:-  http://www.slideshare.net/reed2001          

Using evidence to address myths about keeping talent

Using evidence to address myths about keeping talent: Despite extensive scholarly research and organizational interest in employee turnover, there remains a gap between science and practice in this area. This article bridges this gap and replaces several misconceptions about turnover with guidelines for evidence-based retention management strategies focused on shared understanding of turnover, knowledge of cause-and-effect relationships, and

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The professional career on the right track

The professional career on the right track: A study on the interaction between career self-management and organizational career management in explaining employee outcomes. This article explores the relationship between organizational career management and career self-management and addresses the impact on employee outcomes.

How knowledge workers manage their energy on the job

How knowledge workers manage their energy on the job: In this paper we explore how individuals sustain an important human resource—their own energy—at work.

Why women still can’t have it all

Why women still can’t have it all: “It’s time to stop fooling ourselves”, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed.  If we truly believe in equal opportunity for all women, here’s what has to change….

Using evidence to address myths…

Academy of management talent management evidence based research: Despite extensive scholarly research and organizational interest in employee turnover, there remains a gap between science and practice in this area. This article bridges this gap and replaces several misconceptions about turnover with guidelines for evidence-based retention management strategies focused on shared understanding of turnover, knowledge of cause-and-effect relationships, and

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A developmental network and relational savvy approach to talent development

A developmental network: The need for more and better internal development of talent.