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Learning for Talent

10 Minute Read Learning for Talent June 2013 The journey Read any business magazine or report on competing and winning in business today and somewhere near the beginning they will bring up the issue of talent or talent management. Whilst talent management is a topic that the HR industry has focused on for some time, it is becoming a topic of the boardroom. CEOs and the executive leadership in major companies now routinely talk about the ‘war for talent’, and about the need to find and retain the best people. Talent management is getting a lot of attention. But this Viewpoint paper is not a case for talent management per se. In many ways, we are taking that as a given. What this paper is about is the central role that learning and development plays within talent management, and how important it is to effectively integrate learning and development across our talent processes. Effective talent management is about more than measurement and management; it is also about action, i.e. strategies for improving performance and developing talent. Learning and development is not just one of the segments of the talent lifecycle, it is a fundamental enabler of many of the other segments. Learning and development is the engine room of an integrated talent strategy. But first, we should ask who, or what, is ‘talent’? […]

By | July 25th, 2016|Next Gen HR, Talent Management|Comments Off on Learning for Talent

HR: The Critical Realities Research – Released

After the second year of the HRN and Fosway Group independent survey with over 400 responses, the realities of HR in Europe are becoming much clearer. Whether it’s the top levers for success, the top HR priorities, the drivers behind Cloud HR or changing HR systems – our data is telling some interesting stories. We’ve [...]

By | March 1st, 2016|Cloud HCM, HR Research, Next Gen HR, Talent Management|2 Comments

Article: What’s learning’s role and why L&D need to fight their corner

Article 10 Minute Read Talent Management: What’s learning’s role and why L&D need to fight their corner. If you read any business magazine or report on competing and winning in business today – somewhere near the beginning they will bring up the issue of talent or talent management. Whilst talent management is a topic that the HR industry has focused on for some time, it is also becoming a topic of the boardroom. CEOs and the executive leadership in major companies now routinely talk about the ‘war for talent’, and about the need to find and retain the best people. But seldom do we see many learning and development departments taking a leading role. L&D is all too often seen as just another segment in the overall talent lifecycle. The problem is that this couldn’t be further from the truth. Far from being a side show in the talent cycle, or just another segment, learning and development is the bed-rock, not only of many of the other talent management processes, but also for generating positive talent momentum. In many ways, learning and development is the ‘Engine Room’ of an integrated talent strategy. […]

By | January 11th, 2016|Next Gen Learning, Talent Management|Comments Off on Article: What’s learning’s role and why L&D need to fight their corner
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