Valentine's Day, for some, is terrific. Terrific because your partner, your loved one, or your crush shared words or gifts or tokens that you value, igniting feelings of being seen and loved. For others, today will be underwhelming or, worse still, a disaster. Negative feelings arise because you didn't receive what you value or were … Continue reading Talent Love Languages: Leaders, it’s not what you do or say. It’s what your talent takes away
Photo from Pexels - fauxels News outlets are describing today as New South Wales' (my home state in Australia) 'freedom day'. (Some) Restrictions have relaxed (for some). A beer at the pub is possible. A calendar invite saying 'haircut' is highly probable. Some (physical) workplaces also reopen today. There's evidence that some employees are on … Continue reading From Pause to Play: (Re)Visting talent spend as we approach new ways of working post ‘freedom day’.
Dr Sharna Wiblen says COVID-19 is illuminating ineffective workplace policies. The talent management expert offers advice on how organisations can transition through the pandemic with clarity.
NO, the majority of jobs are not hidden - or at least, that is the weight of evidence from where I sit. While it's frequently touted that a significant proportion of positions are filled via the "hidden job market" - meaning the absence of an "old school" formal job advertisement - there have been major … Continue reading Are the majority of jobs still “hidden”?
"Matchmaking". It's a term we generally associate with locating our one and only partner with whom we will share all of life's ups and downs, but that makes it a pretty fair analogy for recruitment and selection. And when talking to executives and teaching students, I find boiling down vast conversations about traditional recruitment and … Continue reading Talk about recruiting – who’s your perfect match?
Debate rages within both academia and industry about whether organisations should apply talent management policies and practices to all employees, or only a small proportion of their workforce. Much of the debate centres on the extent to which talent management differs from more traditional human resource management. A central area of contention between stakeholders is … Continue reading Talk about talent management – just for the elite?