I recently sent my daughter’s resume to a prospective employer and was quite surprised when he expressed concern about the fact that she had a number of jobs with different companies (Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Jeffries etc.). I didn’t react to it but suddenly realized that there was quite a generational gap between the people doing the hiring and the candidates. It is becoming painfully obvious to hiring managers that the values associated with work and career are radically different today than they were – and companies wanting a competitive advantage had better pay attention to that.
Browsing: Talent Management
Can common sense be the underlying principle for a Talent Management program? Evidently it can and is for successfully managing talent at Netflix. In “How Netflix Reinvented HR” in this month’s Harvard Business Review, former Chief Talent Officer Patty McCord chronicled how the culture was shaped and performance…
Take care of your best people or someone else will. I’m sure you have heard this saying many times; I know that I have. How many of us really internalize the meaning to ensure that we are indeed doing everything we can to retain our very best people?
Manufacturing in Asia (China, India, Indonesia, etc.) is no longer a slam dunk for U.S. companies. There are many factors to consider when deciding where to manufacture and the analysis required is not that easy. You need to look at everything from taxes, regulations and currencies to culture, fair labor practices and quality/safety standards to supplier networks, skilled labor, infrastructure and everything in between.
The “Millennials” or often referred to as “Generation Next” are not only coming, they are already here. With this new generation 80 million strong (born between 1980 and 1995) and rapidly taking over from the baby boomers who are now pushing 60, we are being forced to look at talent management in a completely new way. We must take a Next Practice approach to managing “Generation Next” or lose the war for talent altogether. 60 Minutes’ MorIey Safer did a report a few years ago entitled “The Millennials are Coming”