Talent Edge Weekly – Issue 185


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This issue of Talent Edge Weekly covers building candidate trust during the hiring process, building a skills-based organization, learning and development playlist, investing in middle managers, and AI in the workplace.

  1. How to Build Candidate Trust During the Hiring Process | Gartner | Covers the critical role that hiring managers, recruiters, and employees play in building trust with candidates throughout the hiring process.
  2. How To Build a Skills-Based Organization: 10 Steps for HR | Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR) | Outlines 10 steps for building a skills-based organization through three focus areas, including deconstructing work into tasks and skills.
  3. Learning and Development Playlist | Multiple Resources | Presents five resources for enabling learning and development in an organization.
  4. Investing in Middle Managers Pays Off—Literally | McKinsey | Shares research on how organizations with high-performing middle managers achieve significantly better total shareholder return. Points to 11 key manager behaviors that are positively correlated with financial performance.
  5. Podcast: How Generative AI Changes Organizational Culture | HBR IdeaCast Episode 913 | A 37-minute podcast where Amy Bernstein speaks to two experts, Nitin Mittal and Tsedal Neeley, about how to adopt generative AI effectively and ethically within an organization. I share three bonus resources.

Also included are the 2023 Job Cuts and Layoff Tracker, Chief HR Officer Hire of the week, and more!