Talent Edge Weekly – Issue 248

Newsletter

To get new issues of Talent Edge Weekly delivered to your inbox, sign up HERE for free!  This issue covers: Labor market impacts on workforce planning, succession planning, reskilling, skills-based organizations, and research-based talent studies. Help Wanted: Charting the Challenge of Tight Labor Markets in Advanced Economies | McKinsey Global Institute | Analyzes labor market conditions across 30 economies and …

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Designing a Successful Reskilling Program | Harvard Business Review

Talent Development

Upskilling and reskilling are top priorities for many organizations, and this new article from Harvard Business Review discusses six paradigms with key questions to help overcome challenges in reskilling initiatives. This follow-up to “Reskilling in the Age of AI,” shares results from a reskilling survey conducted with chief human resources officers from approximately 1,200 U.S. organizations and 200 business …

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Help Wanted: Charting the Challenge of Tight Labor Markets in Advanced Economies | McKinsey Global Institute

Workforce Planning

You can also view this resource in Issue 248 of my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter. As organizations refine their workforce planning strategies in response to fluctuating supply and demand within labor markets, this comprehensive paper analyzes labor market conditions across 30 economies in Asia, Europe, and North America, focusing on the eight largest: Australia, Canada, …

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Succession Planning Metrics Dashboard Template | Brian Heger

Talent Management

If you find value in content like this, sign up for my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter.  I recently made a carousel post on LinkedIn (make sure you engage on this post!) sharing 12 examples of succession planning (SP) metrics, ranging from the percentage of non-ready now successors with a development plan to the percentage of success rate of successors after assuming the role (e.g., …

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5 Resources on Skills-based Talent Practices | Curated by Brian Heger

Talent Management

If you find value in content like this, sign up for my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter.  As I continue to receive many requests for resources on skills-based organizations (SBO) and talent practices, here are five articles and reports that might be of interest. While I’ve shared these resources individually throughout specific issues of Talent Edge Weekly, …

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Talent Edge Weekly – Issue 247

Newsletter

To get new issues of Talent Edge Weekly delivered to your inbox, sign up HERE for free!  This issue covers: HR tech implementation questions, non-tech barriers to internal mobility, the benefits of fractional leadership, worker preferences, and women in the workplace. HR Technology Implementation Questions | MindemicLab | 33 questions that can help increase the likelihood …

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How Can Organizations Work Better for Working Women? | Deloitte Insights

Workforce Trends

This new article summarizes key insights from Deloitte’s fourth annual survey on women in the workplace, which collected feedback from approximately 5,000 women across 10 countries regarding their work experiences. Among several insights from the article and the detailed 49-page report, two areas to highlight are: 1) Impact of Return-to-Office (RTO) Policies: These policies have led some women …

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How Work Preferences Are Shifting in the Age of GenAI | BCG

Workforce Trends

You can also access this content (and much more) in Issue 247 of my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter. This new report from BCG delves into global trends in workers’ preferred ways of working, marking BCG’s fourth study on the topic since 2014. Based on responses from 150,735 workers across 188 countries, the study covers various topics, including …

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How Part-Time Senior Leaders Can Help Your Business | Harvard Business Review

Talent Acquisition

As organizations continue to find creative ways to build leadership capability, one strategy gaining appeal is the notion of fractional leaders—experienced professionals, often with decades of expertise, who offer their skills to multiple firms without the full-time cost. As this new HBR article points out, a LinkedIn search found that “as of early 2024, more than 110,000 individuals identified …

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6 Non-Tech Barriers to Internal Mobility in Organizations | Brian Heger

Talent Development

If you find value in content like this, sign up for my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter.  Internal mobility (IM)—the movement of internal workers across different roles and opportunities within the same organization—is a critical component of talent management. As part of the HR function, I am particularly excited about technologies like internal talent marketplace platforms to facilitate faster and …

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