Talent Edge Weekly – Issue 205


This issue covers return to office, Gen AI impact on talent strategy, 12 CHROs hired or promoted over the last 90 days, performance management, and new leader transitions.

  1. Return-To-Office Mandates Will Just Keep Getting Harsher as Bosses Stick to ‘Management by Walking Around’ | Fortune | Discusses studies suggesting that managers tend to underestimate the performance of remote workers.
  2. What Generative AI Means for Your Talent Strategy | Gartner Business Quarterly 3Q23 | Shares a framework for how organizations can assess the impact of AI on their talent strategies. Includes bonus resources.
  3. 12 Chief HR Officers Hired or Promoted Over the Last 90 Days  | Brian Heger I share my new PDF, which summarizes announcements of 12 CHROs who were appointed to their new roles between Aug-Oct 2023.
  4. Five Ways to Make One-on-One Meetings Between Managers and Direct Reports More Effective | MIT Sloan Management Review Shares 5 questions to enable effective discussions between managers and their direct reports during one-on-one meetings.
  5. Transition Strategies to Overcome the High Cost of New-Leader Failure | People + Strategy Provides a framework for facilitating smoother executive leadership transitions into a new role.

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