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Talent management

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  • An employee value proposition for the future of work - is HR ready?

    Date:
    17 April 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    As the 'war for talent' intensifies and organisations battle to stay ahead of digital transformation, HR strategies could hold the key to success in these turbulent times. David Perring, director of research at Fosway Group, highlights some of the main findings of its 2017-18 HR Realities research.

  • Building executive search in-house? Six mistakes to avoid

    Date:
    15 March 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    More organisations are looking to source talent for senior roles in-house so they can build their employer brand and save money on headhunters. But it's not always as simple as it seems, as Tim Connolly from human capital consultancy ALC explains.

  • Why the right benefits can help in the new war for talent

    Date:
    13 February 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Employee experience has become a watchword for employers looking to recruit and retain the best staff and avoid high turnover. But they need to do more than offer juice bars and gym memberships, according to Jack Curzon of Thomson Online Benefits.

  • How health insurance can help employers compete in the race for talent

    Date:
    18 January 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Employees' expectations of how their employer will support their physical and mental health are growing. Sheldon Kenton from Bupa considers how employers can ensure they're offering the right mix of health benefits to their globally mobile workforce.

  • Gig economy: three ways to attract and retain freelancers

    Date:
    10 November 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Research shows that sought-after technical workers increasingly want to work on a freelance basis. So how can employers stand out from the crowd to attract this talent and keep skilled workers coming back? Hired's Donna Yelmokas offers three key pieces of advice.

  • Retaining staff

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated with information on trends in retaining staff.

  • Internal vacancy engines: Developing the SME talent you already have

    Date:
    24 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Many smaller organisations are too fast to recruit externally. They look for new talent outside rather than considering the people they already employ. Cath Everett looks at internal vacancy engines.

  • Three ways HR can build capability for the challenges ahead

    Date:
    6 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    HR departments face flat or shrinking budgets yet huge expectations are placed on them in terms of digital transformation and talent management. Dorothee El-Khoury from The Hackett Group discusses key HR challenges and how they can be addressed.

  • Why Brexit means business for interim talent

    Date:
    15 June 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Demand for interim managers has risen impressively since the UK's decision to leave the EU. Jo Sweetland, managing partner at recruitment specialists Green Park, considers why this might be the case.

  • Why recruitment and talent management strategies need to change

    Date:
    5 May 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    For those involved with the hiring, development and retention of key employees, there are challenging times ahead. Talent analyst Mervyn Dinnen examines the changing landscape for talent acquisition and management and provides four key areas where HR's approach needs to change.

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