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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    How to retain technical professionals

    Your most important staff are often the most difficult people to retain. Technical professionals, with greater competition for their skills, are a good example. These are not only the new breed of web whizz kids. Virtually...

    Work in progression

    For years people have been told that they cannot expect organisations to manage their careers for them, and that they should develop their skills themselves if they wish to remain “employable”. For employable, read “able...

    People and posts

    Dave Ulrich , professor of business administration at the University of Michigan, has won the Georges Petitpas memorial award for his contribution to international HR management. The award was presented at last week's...

    People and posts

    HSA Healthcare has appointed Mark Day as human resources director. He was previously manager, group human resources, for the Automobile Association. Jane Mann , who has practised in employment and immigration law since 1981...

    Spinal accord

    The debate about careers often sounds like a game of verbal tennis played over the heads of employees. Favourite serves include “no jobs for life”, “flatter structures”, and “organisational loyalty is dead”. Strong returns...

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    Tom Bewick has been appointed policy director at the NTO National Council. He has worked as a policy adviser to the secretary of state for education and employment, David Blunkett, and was a European policy adviser at the...

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    Gerry Johnson has joined the University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business as professor of strategic management and director of executive development. He was previously professor of strategic management at Cranfield...

    Original synergy

    According to Ian Turner, professor of management studies at Henley Management College, successful mergers and acquisitions are like successful marriages: a triumph of hope over experience. He supports his premise with a litany...

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    Steve Addley has been appointed director of human resources at Trinity Mirror, having occupied the same post at Trinity. He was formerly personnel director for Thomson Regional Newspapers. John Dunn has become group HR director...

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    Hannah Breen has been promoted to the new role of HR and development adviser at electrical retailer Comet. Ewan McCulloch joins the company as HR controller for retail and call centres. The British Council has appointed a...