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

Infographic: Building the European biotech sector with world-class talent

McKinsey

Talent is one reason. Europe ranks high in the level of innovation and the quality of R&D talent, particularly for research, and the amount of available talent in drug development is increasing. What makes European biotech attractive?

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.

How to Create a Talent-Centric Culture

LSA Global

Putting Talent Front and Center. If you know how to create a talent-centric culture, does a talent-centric culture create higher performance? Is knowing how to create a talent-centric culture the answer? The Definition of a Talent-Centric Culture.

5 Benefits of Developing Your Top Talent

LSA Global

Developing Your Top Talent Matters. Our organizational alignment research found talent accounts for 29% of the difference between high and low performing companies. Talent, along with culture and strategy, is one of the three critical elements of high performance.

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.

How Important is Talent Management to Business Success?

LSA Global

How Important is Talent Management to Business Success? So how important is talent management to business success? Let’s start with some definitions and research results. The Definition of Talent Management. Talent Management Research.

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.

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%.

Research: Why Managers Ignore Employees’ Ideas

Harvard Business

Knowledge management Organizational culture Leading teams Talent management Digital ArticleTwo studies reveal two reasons.

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Talent: adaptability, resilience, passion

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Talent is about adaptability, passion and resilience. Talent Matters Most – Pay Attention is the article. It’s a given that you need expertise (engineering, market research, organisational behaviour, whatever). The post Talent: adaptability, resilience, passion appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Notice that this is content-independent.

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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How to Link Your Talent Management Strategy to Your Business Strategy

LSA Global

Link Your Talent Management Strategy to Your Business Strategy. We believe that the purpose of talent management is to have the right person in the right role at the right time. Why The Link Between the Business and Talent Matters. Evaluate Talent.

Best Business Books 2016: Talent & Leadership

Strategy+Business

So it's no surprise that this year's best business books on talent and leadership merge art with science to offer distinctive insights that are useful in everyday life and that resonate with human experience. So it's no surprise that this year's best business books on talent and leadership merge art with science to offer distinctive insights that are useful in everyday life and that resonate with human experience.

The Way You Deploy Your Rock Star Talent Matters

LSA Global

The research around talent management has uncovered some surprises. We had thought that the best performing companies had the most star talent. If, instead, marketing is paramount to your future success, then this is an area to identify, develop and deploy your top talent.

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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Talent Management Changes Need to Be Carefully Considered

LSA Global

Corporate change is never easy and, when it touches your entire workforce, you had better consider carefully how it will affect your talent management strategy. Will your top talent accept and adjust to the change or will it push them toward dis-engagement and perhaps to the competition?

The 6 Million Euro Man (or Woman): Sourcing Superior Talent

Confessions of a Consultant

A substantial body of research has indicated the reliability rate (the likelihood that two skilled interviewers will judge a candidate’s ability in the same manner) to be less than 50%. Hiring the best available talent is a key skill.

How women can help fill the oil and gas industry’s talent gap

McKinsey

New research identifies why women fail to advance—and suggests what the industry can do about it. Oil & Gas Insights

9 Research-Backed Manager Roles to Master

LSA Global

Manager as Talent Magnet. The most effective managers know how to attract, engage and retain the talent required to be successful. They think of talent as the key asset that they need to nurture. The post 9 Research-Backed Manager Roles to Master appeared first on LSA Global.

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. A lot of companies are looking at unorthodox and progressive ways to find talent for jobs that need to be filled right now. Start l ooking for talent when they are young.

Talent Management Changes Need to Be Carefully Considered

LSA Global

Corporate change is never easy and, when it touches your entire workforce, you had better consider carefully how it will affect your talent management strategy. Will your top talent accept and adjust to the change or will it push them toward dis-engagement and perhaps to the competition?

Talent Matters Even More than People Think

Harvard Business

Leaving aside luck, which equates to confessing that we don’t really know, there are really just two explanations: talent and effort. Talent concerns the abilities, skills, and expertise that determine what a person can do. Effort concerns the degree to which the person deploys their talents. Clearly, some people are both talented and hard-working, but there is often a tension between the two. How talent management is changing. Is talent overrated?

3 Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Solve Their Talent Problem

Harvard Business

The research, conducted with analytical support from McKinsey and funding from Omidyar Network, included interviews with 37 investors and 10 social enterprise leaders. Talent is scarce and therefore expensive. Make talent a top strategic priority, one that is pursued constantly.

You Can’t Delegate Talent Management to the HR Department

Harvard Business

Successfully identifying, developing, and retaining leadership talent is critical for any organization’s long-term success. That’s why many of them, particularly the largest ones, rely on full-time “talent management” professionals, who work in coordination with other parts of HR. These talent management people create processes for assessing leadership capabilities and set the strategy for upgrading leadership talent over time.

Research: 83% of Executives Say They Encourage Curiosity. Just 52% of Employees Agree.

Harvard Business

Books, university classes, and research are popularizing the power of curiosity. Given the importance of curiosity for organizations, our research sheds light on an astounding conundrum that most organizations face. Our research shows there is hope for curiosity.

For Talent Management Success, How to Best Reward High Performers?

LSA Global

There is some controversy in the talent management arena about how to create and reward high performance and about the role that extrinsic motivators like money can play in creating a high performance culture. The post For Talent Management Success, How to Best Reward High Performers?

Connecting Unemployed Youth with Organizations That Need Talent

Harvard Business

With low unemployment, the competition for talent remains fierce. Gap is joining a growing corps of large companies that are turning to an overlooked pool of entry-level talent: the 5.5 Tapping into this talent has implications for HR management, calling for new approaches to screening talent, including sourcing, selection, and role definition. Sourcing eager talent is just part of the new equation. Gap Inc.

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. Following are three such innovative approaches for connecting with top talent. Generate and nurture your own talent channels.

A 5-Part Process for Using Technology to Improve Your Talent Management

Harvard Business

And because organizational change tends to be driven by those who most acutely feel the pain, it’s often line managers who are the strongest champions for “talent tech”: innovations in how firms hire people, staff projects, evaluate performance, and develop talent. Gaining the most from talent tech, we find, depends on the adopting firm’s ability to confront, and ultimately reinvent, an often outdated system of interlocking processes, behaviors and mindsets.

Research Shows Immigrants Help Businesses Grow. Here’s Why.

Harvard Business

Researchers are not completely sure, but as William Kerr has said , “The very act of someone moving around the world, often leaving family behind, might select those who are very determined or more tolerant of business risk.” Fernando Trabanco Fotografía/Getty Images.

4 Research-backed Steps to Higher Employee Engagement

LSA Global

By now, all business leaders should be convinced of the importance of engaging their employees – especially their top talent. 4 Research-backed Steps to Higher Employee Engagement You Can Take Immediately. If you do not measure the engagement level of your top talent, you should.

Research: When the Economy Is Good, Employers Demand Fewer Credentials

Harvard Business

Our research points to one possible reason: employers increased skill requirements during the recession, when high-skill workers were more plentiful, making it more difficult to fill those positions as the job market began to recover. Geri Lavrov/Getty Images.

Research: Narcissists Don’t Like Flat Organizations

Harvard Business

Research has shown that reducing hierarchy can lead to more satisfied employees and speedier decision making , and some companies have concluded that flatter structures would work better. We wanted to know how hierarchy might influence the type of talent organizations can attract and retain.

Research: Delegating More Can Increase Your Earnings

Harvard Business

As you yourself gain expertise, insist on support sufficient to leverage your talents. In our research we saw how much new technologies increased the returns to delegation; keep an eye out for resources that could have this effect on you and your team. Marion Barraud for HBR.

Research: Millennials Can’t Afford to Job Hop

Harvard Business

A new study on Misunderstood Millennial Talent: The Other 91 Percent by the Center for Talent Innovation shatters the stereotype that all Millennials are entitled whiners just waiting to jump ship. Millennials Are Actually Workaholics, According to Research. ” challenged the global talent head of a multinational consultancy. CTI research finds that Millennials seek to contribute value for their employer and achieve their team’s goals.

When Leaders Are Hired for Talent but Fired for Not Fitting In

Harvard Business

Even when organizations are good at assessing leaders’ talents (e.g., As a result, too many leaders are (correctly) hired on talent but subsequently fired due to poor culture fit. They are able to flex or span between a range of competing competencies, which makes them more adaptive and versatile, as Rob Kaiser’s compelling research shows – but they are an exception rather than the norm.