Tags: talent management

Cathy Lasher: Reflective thinking and talent management

Reflective thinking is a key leadership skill Deliberate thinking, reflecting on what you have done, what you are doing, what you want to do, is an essential leadership skill that you cannot afford to be without.  It underpins virtually every one of the tasks you have to do.  Thinking is today’s main business task, particularly…

Claire Molin: Talent no longer about management and leadership

The publication almost twenty years ago of ‘The War for Talent’, popularised the concept of talent management. The hypothesis; organisations are operating in increasingly complex and competitive environments where the differentiator between success and failure is the quality of the people working in it; created an all pervasive mind set which saw talent management become…

Companies view talent as biggest obstacle to future growth

As companies in the UK and across Europe begin to position themselves for future growth in the face of an uncertain economic recovery, a new survey by global professional services company Towers Watson finds that concerns over their ability to attract and retain key talent, or to plan for an orderly replacement of talent, could…