Workforce planning, leadership succession, human resources strategy and career development
Our Talent Management portal hosts practical guidance, information, tools and resources in all areas of human resources strategy, succession planning, workforce segmentation, professional growth and career management. Whether you are a business owner, executive, human resources manager, professional or frontline employee, you will find here expert assistance and resources that will help you develop talent and progress careers.
Key concepts, models and approaches to segmenting your workforce, outsourcing and compiling and reporting human resource analytics.
The value of intangible human capital is being increasingly recognized as of major strategic importance to every organization today. We examine why this is so and how you can increase the value of the human capital in your organization.
Why does workforce planning play such an important role in business? And how is it best conducted? Find out what problems lie with traditional forms of workforce planning and how an enlightened approach to segmenting your workforce can give your business a real strategic advantage.
Employees now come in all shapes and sizes - one size doesn't fit all. We now need a more sophisticated workforce management approach that will deliver tailored recruitment, engagement, retention, training and outsourcing practices. A skills' based workforce segmentation model lays the foundation for such an approach.
Not all roles in an organization have equal value and strategic importance. Being able to identify the critical roles in your organization and tailor your HR policies and practices accordingly can give you a strong competitive advantage.
Deciding which roles to keep in-house and which to outsource is a complex decision fraught with anxiety. Making the wrong decision will lead to angry customers, disaffected employees and financial loss. Find out how you can give your outsourcing decisions a more rational foundation based on economic and strategic considerations that lead to greater effectiveness.
Guidance on how to indentify, develop and promote potential leaders in your organization and how to evaluate the success of your program.
What is succession planning and why is it important? Find out the answers to these questions and discover what you need to do to plan for and develop the next line of leaders in your organization.
Identifying and developing the next line of leaders in your organization requires a structured approach if you are to be successful. We outline the key steps you need to include in your succession planning process for you to achieve your talent management objectives.
Succession planning programs vary widely in approach and process. At the end of the day, you want your program to achieve its objectives. We share the key questions you need to ask to find out whether your program is a success and what needs improvement.
Advice on helping employees with all aspects of their career journey, from initial research and planning through to preparation and application.
The career landscape has changed radically over the last few years. We explore the current challenges you are facing in managing your employees' career expectations and the costs of not doing it effectively.
Career planning is a joint responsibility between employer and employee. Both parties benefit when there is a well-structured career development framework in place with available career planning tools. Here we share a powerful framework for achieving positive results.
Successful career development needs a structured approach. Follow our practical 7-Step Career Development Model as it leads you through the stages of preparing for your career change to taking actionable steps.
Changing careers is a daunting time fraught with uncertainty and anxiety. We share the essential steps you need to complete if you want your career search activities to be successful.
Whether you need help in exploring your career choices or you are helping others, working through a SWOT Analysis is a powerful way of thinking through the current situation and future possibilities.
Find out why job market research is so important for your career planning. We also walk you through our eight step process for effective career exploration.
We see many job applicants fail in their efforts because of an ill-prepared resume. Read our essential tips for creating a winning resume.
Many people applying for a position rush through their cover letter or do not include one at all. Avoid this fatal mistake by checking out these tips for writing an effective cover letter.
Do you need help with your job interview skills? Or are you assisting someone else preparing for an interview? Get in shape by practicing with these typical job interview questions.
Useful succession and career planning tools and guides plus leading edge articles from a variety of experts.
Leadership succession planning software tool and process guide.
Self-paced career development resource for planning and managing career transitions.