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?