Posts tagged talent management
How did Oxford just become the world's best university? A lesson in Talent Management

For the first time, Oxford has become the world's no.1 University in the Times Rankings for 2016/7 snatching away the title from CIT, Stanford and MIT.

How did they do it?
According to vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford, Louise Richardson, says: it’s all about recruiting the best scholars, she says, since “any university is only as good as the academics it can attract”. Research performance and academic reputation form a huge part of what makes an institution successful.

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HR strategic disasters have this 1 link in common...

In fact, the secret of success is linked to the quality and depth of the analysis and thorough understanding of the organisation, the HR function and the 'mood' of the stakeholders (both internal and external) as well as the organsiational macro position. These are just some of the areas for deep analysis that cause catastrophic problems.

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Is this part of your well being strategy? Parenting Classes?

In this article on City firms hiring Parenting consultants to give seminars on how to be a parent one might be surprised but the reality is organisations can do quite a lot to help the mental well being of their staff in all sorts of home/life situations that cause them stress, this just being one example.

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Have we entered the personalisation era? What does this mean for engagement?

Customer service is EVERYWHERE, maximum choice on EVERYTHING is the norm, targeted advertising in the blink of an eye...convenience and accessibility are the watchwords, so does this mean we have truly entered the PERSONALISATION ERA?

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Urgent news! Another survey highlights the worsening skills shortage.

This survey on skills shortages from Adzuna (online job board) says almost 2 vacancies for every person applying. The skills are the problem though.

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The latest Age Map of the UK - what can we learn?

This map, with lots of further detail here in the article, has a breakdown of the geographic areas of the UK. Huff Post has some surprising insight into generational population spread - is this a clue to unlocking and solving talent pool issues?

Well maybe, but it certainly makes you think about where our future employees might be found, or where to open your next head office?

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What skills does it take to lead a diverse workforce? Preparing your leaders!

s it unsurprising we aren't managing our next generations well and adapting to a new workforce?

We seem a little slow on the change process and looking strategically ahead to see who's coming next and ask that key question: WHAT DO YOU NEED FROM US TO MAKE WORKING HERE GREAT?

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3 things HR definitely isn't doing enough of in Talent Management - do you agree with no. 2?

Take a look at what John the Exec MD of Thinking HR has to say on the subject.. you know he's going to say something BOLD. Take a quick glance at his video summarising some of what's been raised this week.

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Breaking news: 1 in 5 ashamed of their organisation - 2 shocking reasons why

These shocking results in a survey from the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) highlights 2 things:

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Is Talent Management truly BROKEN? Could HR manage its way out of a paperbag?

Is this a massive HR failure?

As 78% report they struggle with recruiting the right talent, do we finally have to own up to the fact that our systems and practices are way behind the market and go back to the drawing board?

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Do we need to redefine the word Talent to get better at Talent Management? 3 tips that might help you

Is clarifying our definition of TALENT one of the keys to re-engineering our strategy? Or getting better focus? Do we need to engage with the business better to get the meaning across (especially as true business partner)?

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