Jodi Glickman wrote a book called Great on the Job focused on helping college students make a successful step into the workplace, but the advice goes beyond just students. Talent management start with great conversations, and this book provides loads of great advice as to what that looks like. A great addition to any talent management library.
Talent management is about great conversations. I took a happiness survey and found that it could be a great development tool that has the potential for providing both. Here are some of my results, how they hit me, and how this could be a great leadership development tool for any size organization.
What is the #1 issue in talent management? There are actually 2: Performance evaluations have to be given on-time AND people need development plans. Here is a talent management presentation around the talent scorecard that I gave at the Wisconsin SHRM 2011 conference as a speaker. It is ideal for a keynote address to leaders looking for a perspective on leveraging their talent and an action plan to do it.
While I was touring ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Michigan I happened upon a piece of art by James Freeman that provided a brief lesson in leadership and understanding myself. Learning is all around us, and if we take the time to recognize we are in a learning moment – good things tend to happen.