Talent and Workforce Risks Template | Brian Heger

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If you find value in content like this, sign up for the Talent Edge Weekly newsletter. It’s free! An organization’s ability to identify and manage talent and workforce risks is a critical component of effective talent management and workforce planning. Yet, many companies struggle to identify and effectively address these risks within their organizations. As HR leaders and …

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How Employee Turnover Fueled Boeing’s Quality Control Nightmare | Fortune

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Most would agree that managing employee retention and turnover are critical aspects of effective talent management. However, the true impact of undesirable turnover only becomes apparent over time, as observable negative effects on organizational outcomes eventually emerge. This article outlines how aerospace experts suggest that the turnover of experienced workers at Boeing likely contributed to the company’s …

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Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze? Questions About Becoming a Skills-based Organization | The Talent Strategy Group

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If you value content like this, sign up for my free Talent Edge Weekly newsletter, where I share practical tips and curated content on the world of work, workplace, and workforce, ever Sunday, 6 PM EST. Numerous resources have been shared on how various organizations are shifting toward skills-based talent practices and becoming skill-based organizations (SBOs). …

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A Better Way for Companies to Address Pay Gaps | Harvard Business Review

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Pay equity—equal pay for team members performing “similar” job duties while factoring in variables such as experience, job performance, and tenure— remains a critical concern for many organizations. To enhance pay equity, several states and localities have implemented legislation stressing pay transparency in job advertisements, where employers disclose the wage scale or salary range. While …

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Time to Rethink Talent in The Boardroom | Deloitte Insights

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Many organizations’ boards of directors are increasingly exercising closer oversight of talent and workforce-related topics. To understand how boards are approaching these issues, the Deloitte Global Boardroom Program conducted a survey involving nearly 500 board members and C-suite executives in over 50 countries, spanning various industries and company sizes. Key findings reveal that: only 36% of respondents …

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Strategic Talent Planning Worksheets | Brian Heger

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In my 2016 article, Linking Talent Strategy with Business Strategy, I wrote about the critical importance of creating a talent strategy that aligns with and enables an organization’s business strategy. While the concept of linking the two may seem straightforward, the execution is often challenging. However, engaging in meaningful discussions with key stakeholders and asking pertinent questions can facilitate …

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A Template for Identifying Critical Roles Based on Strategic Capabilities | Brian Heger

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An organization’s ability to identify and plan for its critical roles is an important aspect of workforce planning and talent management. However, organizations often encounter common pitfalls in identifying their critical roles, including: basing a role’s criticality solely on its job level, overlooking non-executive roles determining criticality based on the difficulty of filling a role, …

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Putting Skills First: Opportunities for Building Efficient and Equitable Labour Markets | The World Economic Forum

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Numerous resources have been shared on how organizations are shifting more toward skills-based talent practices. While these resources offer valuable insights, they often lack real-world examples of how organizations are translating these skills-based ideas into action. The World Economic Forum addresses this gap in its new 48-page report, part of which showcases 13 case studies referred to …

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Advance ’Em to Attract ’Em: How Promotions Influence Applications in Internal Talent Markets | Academy of Management Journal

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If you value content like this, sign up for my free Talent Edge Weekly newsletter, where I share practical tips and curated content on the world of work, workplace, and workforce, ever Sunday, 6 PM EST. Internal mobility, the movement of employees across different work opportunities within an organization, is crucial for effective talent management. However, organizations …

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4 Secrets to Better Talent Reviews: A People Manager’s Guide | The Talent Strategy Group

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Many organizations conduct talent reviews—with the primary goal of identifying and developing employees with the greatest potential. However, certain factors can detract from the effectiveness of these reviews, such as using less predictive criteria for evaluating potential. In this new article by Marc Effron, he shares several insights into how organizations can make their talent reviews more …

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