As we move towards the New Year, when new budgets are being prepared and hiring processes are given a fresh lease of life, it is vital that we are vigilant about the way in which we recruit staff. It can be tempting to seek out familiar options during times of uncertainty, such as in wake of Brexit and Donald Trump’s victory in America. Many will be anxious, and fearful of the future. However, we can overcome these anxieties, learn and evolve with current circumstances.
In all organisations there is an important distinction between management and leadership. A fundamental requirement of the talent management function is to support the transition between management and leadership, developing a pipeline of individuals who can successfully step-up into leadership roles.