Talent Management

Index here items on career management and development, career planning, human resource planning, promotion and secondment, succession planning, talent audits, talent for competitive advantage, talent pools and pipeline, war for talent.

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    Premier league

    Government is almost the last closed shop in British life. Anyone who wants to be in the cabinet before 2010 had better ensure that they are elected as an MP this June. If you want to be prime minister by then, it’s far too...

    Tube grief may drive talent out of London

    London business organisations have launched a campaign to put transport at the top of the election agenda, as delays and long commutes lead to spiralling stress and absence levels among employees. In the same week that the...

    How to boost staff retention

    It’s a painful fact that the cost of replacing a valued employee can amount to double their annual salary. But the financial implications are only half the story. High-profile exits can undermine the hackneyed promise...

    People and posts

    HR recruitment consultancy Consult has recruited Paul Deeprose from Macmillan Davies Hodes. He will hold the title of consultant in his new position. Andrew Dorrington has been appointed personnel officer at Lancashire Ambulance...

    People and posts

    Richard Boon has been appointed HR director of Aspect Internet, a London-based e-services company. He was formerly director of human resources at News, Communications and Media (Newscom). Bristol Business School has appointed...

    People and posts

    Gordon Bull has been appointed chief learning officer for online company Entranet. He was formerly the chief executive of Newbury College and a director of the e-business national training organisation. Barclays Capital,...

    Turnover reflects manufacturing decline

    Staff turnover in manufacturing has fallen more severely than in any other sector, demonstrating yet again the difficulties that the industry is experiencing. Between 1998 and 1999, turnover of craft and skilled manual jobs...

    Staff turnover costs rise by 10.5 per cent

    CIPD research, unveiled this week at the institute’s national conference, has shown that the cost of labour turnover has leapt by over 10.5 per cent in the past year, bringing the average cost per employee to £3...

    Transfixed assets

    Manfred Kets de Vries, professor of HRM at Insead, neatly summed up the current competition for talent when he said: “Today’s high performers are like frogs in a wheelbarrow: they can jump out at any time.” Keeping the frogs...

    Firms increase pay to stem turnover

    Skills shortages and a sharp increase in voluntary resignations over the past three years are forcing US employers to review their salary and benefits systems in a bid to recruit and retain talent. More than 40 per cent of...