March 18th 2016

Post Meeting Review Notes – Assessing Potential

A summary of our recent Assessing Potential member meeting led by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic (UCL, Hogan Assessments) and Gillian Pillans (CRF).

Supporting speakers included Guy Eccles, former HRD at Kingfisher and Screwfix, Louise Byrne, Global Talent Director at Intercontinental Hotels Group, and Dr. Jessica Bigazzi Foster, Senior Partner at RHR International.

Topics covered in this meeting included:
• Is potential being wasted?
• The impact of low levels of employee engagement on those with promising potential
• Understanding and identifying potential in an organisational context
• Improving the organisational setting to facilitate the growth of potential
• Measuring potential in specific organisational contexts
• Developing and changing to achieve potential
• The impact of technology on HR’s capability to manage talent
• The optimum balance of feedback – positive and critical
• Taking a broad view when assessing people
• Effective frameworks for taking potential to the next level
• The employee’s role in realising their potential

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