Why is my talent leaving?

Tom Spencer

With costs like these and with over 83% of executives claiming that talent is the number one priority for their organisation (LinkedIn Talent Solutions 2017), employee turnover is an important issue. LinkedIn Talent Solutions (2016). Human Resources talent management turnover

The Barriers to Recruiting and Employing Digital Talent

Harvard Business

Finding digital talent is one of the biggest challenges facing companies today. Because these firms tend to have slim margins and cannot pay Silicon Valley salaries, many have had to get creative in their recruiting and employee development. These are the three biggest challenges we’ve seen: Integrating digital talent into the core business. However, one serious challenge that often arises with accelerators is how to integrate new talent into the core business.

Recruiting Strategies for a Tight Talent Market

Harvard Business

If any story demonstrates how far employers will go in today’s fierce war for talent, the tale of Snapchat’s geofilter recruiting campaign is it. The fight for new recruits is intense — not just in the tech sector, but across all industries.

How to Ensure Smart Talent Management

LSA Global

Smart Talent Management. Smart talent management is all about deploying your workforce where they need to be, doing what they’re good at, when they need to be there. Smart talent management is doing it right, individual by individual, job by job, role by role.

Recruiting For the Future Workplace Today

Cheryl Cran

The war for talent for the future workplace today. Questions like: Where do we find high performing talent who can fit into our culture and hit the ground running? How do we align our need for talent with our willingness to teach and train new hires?

Why Invest in Talent Management

LSA Global

Do Your Leaders Invest in Talent Management? Among all the investments you can make as a leader to grow your company, don’t, for heaven’s sake, neglect to invest in talent management…attracting, engaging, developing and retaining your top talent.

3 Talent Management Consulting Tips to Keep Top Talent Performing

LSA Global

Talent management consulting experts know that winning talent management strategies are about more than just recruiting the top talent you need to thrive. Are you ready to risk losing your top talent?

Top Ten Ways to Attract Top Talent in 2018

Cheryl Cran

We are in an increasingly competitive environment when it comes to attracting top talent. The days of a recruiter requiring numerous interviews to hire someone are gone for now. While seeing new talent – stay focused on engaging your current top talent – poachers are standing by!

3 Talent Management Consulting Tips to Keep Top Talent Performing

LSA Global

Talent management consulting experts know that winning talent management strategies are about more than just recruiting the top talent you need to thrive. Are you ready to risk losing your top talent?

How to Become a Magnet for the Best Talent

LSA Global

How to Become a Magnet for the Best Talent. Ever noticed that the organizations you admire for their culture and success seem to know how to become a magnet for the best talent? Indeed, we see talent as one-third of the recipe for sustainable growth. Talent accounts for 29%.

5 Tips for Better Talent Management

LSA Global

Better talent management matters. Recent research by Bersin found that organizations with highly effective talent management strategies achieve 26% more revenue per employee and have 41% low turnover. A critical aspect of better talent management is managing performance.

Future of Work There Will Be No More Recruiting & Retention

Cheryl Cran

In the Future of Work There Will Be No More Recruiting & Retention. Rapid changes in employees values and lifestyles are causing many highly talented people to seek out companies that offer work from home options, flex time, sabbaticals and more options as it relates to personal freedom. What does this mean for the future of work and recruiting and retention? The post Future of Work There Will Be No More Recruiting & Retention appeared first on Cheryl Cran.

Making the Talent Leap of Faith

Strategy+Business

Rita Gunther McGrath explains why organizations need to shed their old-fashioned mentality about how they recruit people in order to fill the talent gap.

The Secret to Winning Top Talent in a Tight Market

Joellyn Sargent

” That’s great news if you’re worried about the rising costs of employee turnover, and it’s also the secret sauce for attracting primo talent. It’s up to you to cultivate the kind of culture that attracts top talent instead of repelling it.

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The Secret to Winning Top Talent in a Tight Market

Joellyn Sargent

” That’s great news if you’re worried about the rising costs of employee turnover, and it’s also the secret sauce for attracting primo talent. It’s up to you to cultivate the kind of culture that attracts top talent instead of repelling it.

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Uber Is Finally Realizing HR Isn’t Just for Recruiting

Harvard Business

It suggests that Kalanick initially saw the HR function as a means of recruiting staff to support fast growth. All of this indicates that Uber leaders prioritized immediately useful services like recruitment over, for example, legal compliance systems, audits, and leadership development. In fast-growing organizations, HR is designed and staffed to deliver the “services” that are most visible to the leadership team; that usually means large-scale recruiting.

9 Talent Management Questions to Test If You are On the Right Track

LSA Global

Talent Management Questions to Test If You are On the Right Track. If you truly want to attract, develop, engage and retain a high performing workforce, you have to break through talent management barriers – outmoded ways of thinking about talent in old-fashioned and ineffective ways.

How Geography Affects Where Elite Consulting Firms Recruit

Harvard Business

Research has shown that attending an elite university can make or break a student’s chances of being recruited by the best firms ( whether or not that strategy makes sense for firms ). Why not just recruit the best students from all the top schools in Pennsylvania?

Making the Talent Leap of Faith

Strategy+Business

Rita Gunther McGrath explains why organizations need to shed their old-fashioned mentality about how they recruit people in order to fill the talent gap.

Gender equality, employee experience and HCM compliance: the top-read posts of 2017

MBO Partners

Much attention has been paid to the study of bias (both conscious and unconscious) in the workplace, and many HCM leaders, including our own, predict that AI technology will play a larger role in removing unconscious bias in the recruiting and hiring processes in 2018.

Why the Australian Defence Organization Is Recruiting Cyber Analysts on the Autism Spectrum

Harvard Business

To help address it, ADO has, with the help of some innovative business firms, leapt to the forefront with a new approach to sourcing cybersecurity talent: “Dandelion programs.” ” They tap non-traditional talent sources — especially people on the autism spectrum who, because of the social difficulties that accompany their disorder, can have trouble getting hired and remain unemployed. Hiring Talent management Risk management Security & privacy Digital Articl

3 Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Solve Their Talent Problem

Harvard Business

The second most important problem, finding and keeping talented people (36%), becomes crucial as entrepreneurs secure some funding. Three-quarters of funded, early-stage companies believe the inability to access the talent they need will have a critical impact on their businesses.

Full Disclosure in Board Recruitment

The Nonprofit Consultant

Many times we're anxious to recruit new talent to our boards, so we soft-pedal the requirements and expectations. Tags: nonprofit , boards of directors , recruitment , disclosureLiz Heath, executive director of The Nonprofit Center in Tacoma, Washington, has an article in the Tacoma News Tribune advising nonprofits to let future board members in on whole truth. This seems like it should be such obvious advice, but it is unfortunately necessary.

How StrengthsFinder can be used to Identify Talent

Leadership Vision Consulting

Talent we Saw in an Individual. She was so well respected, and we had such a great interaction with her, that she was recruited to move from one of the high schools into administration. Our Work Leadership Talent Identification How do you identify the next leader?

Looking Beyond H-1B Visas to Find Tech Talent

Harvard Business

As a result, tech hiring managers are now racing to recruit from a very small pool of domestic candidates. Many have doubled down on their recruitment efforts by increasing their spending on LinkedIn and Facebook ads or by attending local networking events to attract candidates. But there is one strategy that could have an even bigger impact, one that HR pros don’t seem to be using: leveraging civic data insights to build more-targeted hiring and recruitment programs.

The truth about the war for talent

Seth Godin Blog

Plenty of recruiters and those in HR like to talk about engaging in a war for talent, but to be truthful, most of it is about finding good enough people at an acceptable rate of pay. More relevant and urgent, though, is that it''s not really a search for talent. But in fact, even there, what actually separates winners from losers isn''t talent, it''s attitude. It''s more of a skirmish, actually.

7 Ways Your Employee Engagement Survey Can Help You Win the War for Top Talent (or Not) – Part 2

Peter Stark

In last week’s blog we addressed 7 reasons your Employee Engagement and Opinion Surveys can be a waste of time and fail to bring about positive changes in your organizational culture and help you win the war for top talent. Attract new talent.

7 Ways Your Employee Engagement Survey can Help You Win the War for Top Talent (or Not)

Peter Stark

As we move into the first quarter of 2019, the war for your top talent is well underway. As a leader, are you prepared to win the war for the top talent? You concede you are losing the talent war.

Cybersecurity Has a Serious Talent Shortage. Here’s How to Fix It

Harvard Business

So what’s causing the talent shortage? There are no signs that the bad guys are limiting their talent pool — and cybercrime is now a $445 billion business. One way IBM is addressing the talent shortage is by creating “ new collar ” jobs, particularly in cybersecurity. Building a pool of talent to fill these new collar jobs is also an important part of the equation. Security & privacy Talent management Hiring Digital Article

What I Learned from Transforming the U.S. Military’s Approach to Talent

Harvard Business

When contending for talent in a competitive world, no organization — let alone the largest in the world, with the largest stakes — can afford to lose employees like 2nd Lieutenant Riley. A case like Riley’s would make any leader take a hard look at his institution’s talent management, but it is particularly worrying at the Defense Department. military over the last 250 years can, at times, make recruitment and retention difficult. Attracting Talent.

Can Blind Hiring Improve Your Customer Experience?

Joellyn Sargent

The idea of recruiting employees without regard for education and experience, focusing instead on skills and abilities, is seen as a way to level the field for candidates. Leadership customer experience customer focus employees hiring recruiting

How is Your Succession Planning Pipeline?

LSA Global

Wise and forward-looking talent management leaders have proactive succession plans that can flex with the needs of the business and the available talent pool. The very competitive war for top talent requires that companies invest time and effort in planning for leadership continuity.

HR’s Vital Role in How Employees Spend Their Time, Talent, and Energy

Harvard Business

Complaints about HR include things from weak, reactive business partnering to poor talent recruitment and development, from time-wasting processes to incomprehensible communications. Talent. The combination of these factors ( time + talent + energy ) and the interactions between them, is how human capital is converted into productivity and economic value. Next, consider talent. The best companies get a 29% boost in productivity from their talent.

Preparing for the Future of Talent Acquisition - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM KORN FERRY

Harvard Business

With unemployment rates in most developed nations at the lowest levels since the Great Recession, and with new skill sets required to keep pace with head-spinning technological advances, it’s no surprise the talent acquisition environment is incredibly competitive. In a new Korn Ferry Futurestep global survey of more than 1,100 talent acquisition professionals, 54 percent said it’s harder to find qualified talent now than it was just one year ago.

It's Time to Change Your Strategy on Hiring Women

Strategy+Business

Recruiting experienced female talent can feel like a frustrating game of hide-and-seek

The Uber-Waymo Lawsuit: It Should Be Easy to Poach Talent, But Not IP

Harvard Business

The suit will do more than determine the future of an important industry — it is a window into the rising number of disputes over talent mobility and trade secrets. Levandowski then resigned from Waymo without prior notice and formed autonomous vehicle companies Ottomotto and Otto Trucking, recruiting two of his former co-workers at Waymo to his new ventures. Talent mobility has been the wind beneath the meteoric growth of Silicon Valley.

Hiring through Your Employees' Social Networks

Strategy+Business

Stanford's Adina Sterling dissects popular strategies to recruit top talent. For further insights, read "Social Network Effects in Hiring

Best of Multimedia: What Airports and Alleys Can Tell You about Prospective Employees

Strategy+Business

In this HBR IdeaCast, the authors of " How Google Works " reveal their personal approaches to recruiting top-notch talent

How to Use Cybersecurity to Gain a Competitive Advantage

Strategy+Business

Stanford's Adina Sterling dissects popular strategies to recruit top talent. For further insights, read "Social Network Effects in Hiring

LinkedIn Launches Board Connect Service

The Nonprofit Consultant

The new Board Connect uses LinkedIn 's "Talent Finder" to help you search for professionals with the skills your organization needs. Best of all, the service is free to nonprofits ( business use of the Talent Finder can cost $1,000). Consultants (such as Mr. Wyland, Ms Temkin, or myself) can help your board with both proper training on roles and responsibilities, and with creating a board development and recruitment plan.