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

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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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5 Signs Your One-on-Ones Aren’t Working | Harvard Business Review

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One enabler of effective performance management (PM) is ongoing and frequent one-on-one conversations between managers and their direct reports. While this philosophy is widely endorsed, the value of these discussions can vary greatly and depend on multiple factors. With many organizations conducting mid-year performance check-ins this time of the year, this new HBR article shares some ideas …

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Does Your Organization’s Internal Mobility Guidelines and Policies Help or Hinder Internal Movement? | Brian Heger

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Many organizations have internal mobility (IM) policies and guidelines to support career development. These guidelines are intended to facilitate better decision-making, streamline internal processes, ensure compliance with laws and regulations, and minimize business disruption. IM guidelines often include things such as 1) Tenure: conditions on how long an employee should be in a role or with the …

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Skills-Based Internal Mobility Playbook | The Business Roundtable Multiple Pathways Initiative

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If you find value in content like this, sign up for my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter.  As more organizations shift towards skill-based talent practices, this 56-page playbook offers valuable insights. Based on input from VP and C-suite HR leaders, it articulates the benefits of a skills-based approach to talent management. Chapter 2, starting on page 16, covers the …

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Unleashing The Power of Assessments for Leaders and Their Organizations | IHRIM

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Few would dispute that an organization’s ability to identify and develop future leaders better and faster than its competitors can provide an advantage. Just as speed-to-market with a product enables an organization to get ahead of the competition, a steady pipeline of leaders, ready to respond to future challenges and opportunities, provides a competitive edge. Despite …

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20 Q&A’s on Skills-Based Talent Practices | Curated by Brian Heger

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If you find value in content like this, sign up for my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter.  Many organizations continue to make the transition to skills-based talent practices (SBTP)—where the focus is more on an individual’s skills rather than job titles, academic degrees, or years of experience when it comes to attracting, hiring, developing, and redeploying talent. However, …

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3 Resources for Managing the External and Internal Contributors of a Firm’s Workforce as an Ecosystem | Multiple Sources

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As the proportion of external contributors (e.g., contractors, freelancers, gig workers, etc.) in an organization’s workforce grows, HR teams play a vital role in helping organizations manage this blend of external contributors and internal employees as a total workforce. Here are three articles with actionable insights for supporting this effort. 1) “Managing External Contributors in …

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24 Talent Questions Across Eight Talent Areas Template | Brian Heger

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If you find value in content like this, sign up for my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter.  HR leaders and their teams continue to be called upon to communicate aspects of their workforce strategy and talent initiatives. This editable PDF includes questions that can stimulate thinking and conversations that inform the narrative for a few of those areas. …

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Performance Management that Puts People First | McKinsey

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Despite years of redesigning and modifying performance management (PM), HR practitioners still report barriers to effective PM, such as inconsistent approaches and “shadow” PM practices. This new article offers insights for practitioners to consider as they strengthen the impact of their organizations’ PM. It emphasizes the need for a “fit-for-purpose” PM design focused on four …

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