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May 2nd 2019
Talent on the Move: Time for a Rethink? - Workshop
This presentation is from the CRF event, Talent on the Move: Time for a Rethink? Geoff Matthews summarises his definition of talent and the way in which it is being globalised. The growth of global talent management is explored, including possible challenges and how these can be overcome.
CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: Tackling the Workforce Crisis with Julia Howes
Julia Howes discusses Mercer’s Workforce Monitor research, which shows that in all major markets, organisations face an impending workforce crisis driven by an ageing workforce, significant reductions in the working population, and high demand for new skills. We explore five lines of defence organisations can adopt to deal with the challenge.
CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: Developing Talent Acquisition Strategies to Win the War for Talent with Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Finding and hiring talent is a key business priority, but competition for top talent is fiercer than ever. To succeed, organisations have to develop robust resourcing strategies, using reliable assessment tools and sourcing methods to attract, select and retain the best candidates. In conversation with Professor Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, we discuss the latest technology and trends in resourcing and explore how organisations can make better hiring decisions.
CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: The Future of Work, Jobs & Automation with Ravin Jesuthasan
Discussing Ravin’s book, Reinventing Jobs: A 4-step approach for applying automation at work, we explore the potential impact of automation and the steps organisations and individuals can take to prepare for a future where more and more work historically done by humans is replaced by machines.
This IESE article explores the changes we can expect in relation to talent with an uncertain future ahead with the likes of Brexit. How is the global context changing and what are the implications on global leadership?
Speed Read: Designing Adaptable Organisations for Tomorrow's Challenges
This speed read summarises the key findings from the report, Designing Adaptable Organisations for Tomorrow's Challenges. It includes an outline of organisation design and how to design and activate an effective organisational model.
With technology being such a fundamental aspect of our lives, this report focuses on global talent issues, the challenges businesses are likely to face and how digitalisation and globalisation are key to business growth. What is predicted to happen with the future of talent management? How effective are organisations in managing global talent and what are the options for moving people in the future? A number of recommendations for improving global talent management pipelines are included, along with ways to increase its effectiveness.
Executive Summary: Talent on the Move: Time for a Rethink?
This executive summary of the report explores global talent and the challenges we face. What is the likely shape of talent management in the future and what can organisations do to create more effective talent management? How can global talent pipelines be improved and how much change will organisations need to prepare for?