The New Learning Environment | Gartner November 2022 HR Leaders Monthly

Talent Development

This 42-page issue of Gartner’s HR Leaders Monthly includes six articles dedicated to the opportunities and challenges facing the learning and development (L&D) function. And while this issue is focused primarily on L&D, all HR practitioners can benefit from the content as it covers areas related to the talent ecosystem—ranging from skill-building to career development. Sample …

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Internal Talent Mobility Programs Can Advance Gender Equity. Do Yours? | BCG

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This article summarizes how internal mobility programs—specifically internal talent marketplaces (ITM)—can help address gender inequities by democratizing access to opportunities. While several ideas build on this premise in the article, one point raised is how an ITM can reduce the perceived risk of switching jobs. Specifically, the authors mention a study showing that: “women were less likely …

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5 Indicators of Manager Talent Hoarding | Brian Heger

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Internal mobility—the movement of employees across different roles and opportunities within an organization — is a core component of a firm’s talent strategy. Yet organizations face many barriers to internal talent movement, including talent hoarding—a manager’s tendency to prevent or discourage employees from pursuing internal opportunities. One survey by i4cp found that 43 percent of the study’s participants say …

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Who Owns Internal Mobility in Your Organization? | Brian Heger

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A few weeks ago, I shared a post about the non-technological barriers to internal mobility (IM)—the movement of employees across roles and opportunities within the same company. These barriers range from policies that restrict internal movement (e.g., the employee must be in a role for a certain amount of time before moving to another internal role or opportunity), talent hoarding (i.e., …

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Talent Hoarding in Organizations | Working Research Paper by Ingrid Haegele

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Internal mobility—the movement of employees across different roles and opportunities within an organization — is a core component of a firm’s talent strategy. Yet organizations face several barriers to internal talent movement. Ample research suggests that one long-standing obstacle to internal mobility is talent hoarding—a manager’s tendency to prevent or discourage employees from pursuing internal …

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What Leadership Development Should Look Like in the Hybrid Era | Harvard Business Review

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Developing the next generation of leaders continues to be a top priority for CEOs and executive teams worldwide. And according to LinkedIn’s 2022 Workforce Learning Report, almost half of the surveyed Learning and Development professionals expected their learning budgets to increase in 2022—a six-year high since the report’s initial publication. As learning leaders invest their budget dollars …

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Report: Human Capital at Work: The Value of Experience | McKinsey Global Institute

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This new 104-page study looks at longitudinal data to trace the career trajectories of approximately four million workers across the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, and India. While the report contains far too many insights to summarize, a few I found interesting within the context of “talent shortages” reported by many firms are: 1) The …

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Building from the Bottom Up: Strengthening the Bottom Line by Investing in Front-line Workers | Harvard Business School

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Business leaders continue to express concerns about their ability to fill open jobs. And while many leaders are asking, “where can I get the workers I need?,” this 86-page report suggests employers ask and answer, “how do we keep the workers I have?”  The report explores this question through the lens of a company’s front-line workers—who represent 44% or 53 …

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2022 Workplace Learning Report: The Transformation of L&D | LinkedIn Learning

Talent Development

The Learning & Development (L&D) function is critical to achieving an organization’s talent priorities–ranging from upskilling, internal mobility, and employee wellbeing. But for L&D to support the rest of the organization in each of these endeavors, they must identify ways to build their capabilities and future-proof themselves. This 56-page report provides insights into how the L&D …

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The Definitive Guide to Recruiting: Human-Centered Talent Acquisition | Josh Bersin Company

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Last week, I posted how firms continue to express concerns about their ability to attract and hire the right talent. A few tactics I shared to address this issue include: a) expanding selection criteria to identify hidden talent, b) activating the internal talent marketplace to deploy internal talent quickly—where and when needed, and c) simplifying the application process to reduce candidate drop-out …

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